Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology by Travis Langley

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Read Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology Online Free - Freedom vs. security: that is the dilemma explored in our latest entry in the popular psychology series—and two iconic superheroes come to completely opposite conclusions. This provocative collection of 10 essays, edited by acclaimed pop culture writer Travis Langley and with a foreword by the legendary Stan Lee, examines the complex psychological and political choices made by Captain America and Iron Man in the wake of a civil war. Why do they see things so differently? What are their motivations? Who is right? Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology analyzes the polar sides of this debate—national security vs. individual freedoms —exploring how trauma shaped these heroic characters, what it takes to become a superhero, and what role gender plays in one's ability to resolve conflicts—along with questions of morality, leadership, and teamwork. Fans will find thought-provoking psychological material to discuss for hours.

Title : Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology
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ISBN : 1454917121
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 192 pages


Lisa rated it ★★★★★

July 14, 2016

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Michael rated it ★★★★☆

June 15, 2016

I loved it. Gets you more involved with the characters, good read. A Must have for Civil War fans.

Cres rated it ★★★★★

August 06, 2016

This was a really good read. As a psych major I knew many of the concepts already but all contributors provided very good (non-technical) definitions. They also used these concepts by demonstrated how they relate to Iron Man and Captain America. This was a very insightful book. It will be staying...

Laura rated it ★★★★★

June 20, 2016

I loved this book. I love using the conflict between and personalities of Captain America and Iron Man to explain basic psychology, and using the psychology to explain the actions and development of these characters in the comics and the movies. Wish it was twice as long. I received this book thro...

Hope rated it ★★★★★

August 18, 2017

As a student of psychology and a devoted fan of comic heroes, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Every chapter is written by a different group of psychologists, each focusing on a different aspect of psychology. The topics range from morality to leadership styles, motivations to ideology. I think so...

Aisha rated it ★★★☆☆

November 16, 2017

Though I have not read the comic I have seen all of the latest marvel movies. This book was written early in the movie franchises but because the movies are pulling from the comics, in particular "civil war", this book still works for the average marvel movie fan. It's kind of awesome that the au...

Timothy rated it ★★★★★

March 03, 2018

Want the teach out psychology to teenage boys through a relatable context? This book may be for you!

Stefanie rated it ★★★☆☆

February 18, 2017

Not as in depth as I would have liked, but it was interesting.

Danielle rated it ★★★☆☆

October 16, 2016

So a pretty interesting read, but at the same time something not too special. Some of the essay's were really interesting and a few were good and only two were bad in my opinion. I would say read this if you really love psychology and superheroes.

Nohemi rated it ★★★★★

December 07, 2016

Its funny interseting, you can read all the pasion the writter has, its really easy to read, it explores the dilema between these characters that not only hace duty but also self interest, Im a psycologist and I really enjoy this book

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