Situating Maslow in Cold War America

  title={Situating Maslow in Cold War America},
  author={Bill Cooke and Albert J. Mills and Elizabeth Kelley},
  journal={Group \& Organization Management},
  pages={129 - 152}
This article makes the case for situating understandings of Abraham Maslow and his ideas within Cold War America. After discussing the general significance of Maslow, we set out the historical conditions of Cold War culture and social institutions in the United States. We then make links between these conditions and Maslow’s life, his work, and his reflexive awareness of them. This analysis maps, inter alia, Maslow’s place and agency in the Cold War academy and his positions on (un)Americanism… 

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