Freud and Education by Deborah P. BritzmanFreud and Education by Deborah P. Britzman

Freud and Education

byDeborah P. BritzmanEditorDeborah P. Britzman

Paperback | May 10, 2010

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The concept of education'its dangers and promises and its illusions and revelations'threads throughout Sigmund Freud's body of work. This introductory volume by psychoanalytic authority, Deborah P. Britzman, explores key controversies of education through a Freudian approach. It defines how fundamental Freudian concepts such as the psychical apparatus, the drives, the unconscious, the development of morality, and transference have changed throughout Freud'soeuvre. An ideal text for courses in education studies, human development, and curriculum studies,Freud and Educationconcludes with new Freudian-influenced approaches to the old dilemmas of educational research, theory, and practice.

Deborah P. Britzmanis Distinguished Professor of Research at York University, Toronto and Psychoanalyst.
Title:Freud and EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.76 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:May 10, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415802261

ISBN - 13:9780415802260

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Table of Contents

Series Editor Introduction

1. Freud, Psychoanalysis, and Education: An Introduction

2. Freud's Education and Ours

3. The Transference-love or How Not to Write a Manual

4. Group Psychology and the Problem of Love

5. 'Wild Education': See UnderUnsolved Problems Of

Editorial Reviews

"[Britzman¿s] overall theme of "wild education," in tandem with Freud¿s notion of "wild psycho-analysis," provides readers with a nuanced treatment of "learning from difficulties" and reiterates her own concept of "difficult knowledge"¿Recommended [for] graduate and research collections."¿ CHOICE