- A unique exploration of the origins of Bowlby’s ideas and the critical transformation in his thinking – offers an alternative to standard accounts of the origin of attachment theory
- Explores the significance of Bowlby’s influential working relationships with Robert Hinde, Harry Harlow, James Robertson and Mary Ainsworth
- Provides students, academics, and practitioners with clear insights into the development of attachment theory
- Accessible to general readers interested in psychology and psychoanalysis
Foreword (Professor Jerome Kagan).
1 Biographical Notes and Early Career.
2 Loneliness in Infancy: The WHO Report and Issues of Separation.
3 Working with James Robertson: The Importance of Observation.
4 Bowlby’s Acquaintance with Ethology: The Work of Lorenz, Tinbergen, and Hinde.
5 From Theoretical Claims to Empirical Evidence: Harry Harlow and the Nature of Love.
6 Mary Ainsworth's Role in the Study of Attachment.