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Evaluating the lifestyles, struggles, and dehumanization of children with Autism over the years, University of Chicago professor Bruno Bettelheim provides insight on the life of these children from the perspectives of what can and cannot be seen.

Focusing on three case histories, The Empty Fortress provides an introduction to the problems and struggles that an autistic child faces during their early years.

One of the most popular books in communicating the theory of psychogenesis, Bruno Bettelheim presents both a scientific and personal analysis of autism.

About The Author

Bruno Bettelheim is head of the University of Chicago’s Orthogenic School and Professor in the University’s Departments of Education and Psychology. He is the author of Dialogues with Mothers, The Informed Heart, and Love is Not Enough.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (September 1, 1972)
  • Length: 496 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780029031407

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