Psychoanalytic Theory An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0822330180

ISBN-13: 9780822330189

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Anthony Elliott

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List price: $23.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 5/21/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Anthony Elliott is Research Professor of Social and Political Theory at the University of the West of England, where he is Director of the Centre for Critical Theory. His recent books include Concepts of the Self (2001), Psychoanalytic Theory: An Introduction (2002, second edition), Critical Visions (2003) and Social Theory Since Freud (2004).

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The force of Freud: situating psychoanalytic studies
About this book
The Making of the Self: Divergences in Psychoanalytic Theory
Imagining the self
Psychoanalytic portraits of the self
The legacy of Freud
Post-Freudian psychoanalysis: self and other
Postmodern identities: contemporary psychoanalytic strategies
Modern Culture and Its Repressed: From Freud to Lasch
Freud's social theory: survival, repression, ambivalence
Escaping society: Erich Fromm's humanistic psychoanalysis
Marcuse's Freudian revolution
Psychoanalysis and post-colonialism
Narcissism: sign of the times?
Concluding remarks
Object Relations, Kleinian Theory, Self-Psychology: From Erikson to Kohut
Object relations theory: self, trust and transitional space
Melanie Klein: paranoid and depressive anxiety
Self-psychology: self-objects and meaning
Poststructuralist Anxiety: Subjects of Desire: From Lacan to Laplanche
Jacques Lacan: returning to Freud
Contributions and limitations of Lacan's theory
Lacanian and post-Lacanian contexts
Psychoanalytic Feminism: From Chodorow to Butler
Phallic power: sexuality and psychoanalytic theory
Reversing Freud: object relations feminism
Feminist issues in contemporary object relations theory
Lacanian feminism
Feminism beyond Lacan
Psychoanalytic feminism and sexual emancipation
The Dislocating World of Postmodernism: Identity in Troubled Times
Deleuze and Guattari on capitalism and schizophrenia
Lyotard on libidinal intensities
The experience of postmodernity
Postmodernism as repression: excavating the imagination
Conclusion: Psychoanalysis as Critical Theory
Further Reading
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