Re(con)figuring Psychoanalysis: Critical Juxtapositions of the Philosophical, the Sociohistorical…

Hardcover | May 15, 2012

EditorAydan Gülerce

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Psychoanalysis, having been situated in the borders of natural and social sciences and humanities as well as at the crossroads of Romantic, Modern and Postmodern historical conditions, continues to inspire and learn from extremely rich human imagination, thought and experience. This volume brings together leading scholars and practitioners from different parts of the world who present unique insights into the field of psychoanalysis. It forms novel dialogues between different psychoanalytic orientations as well as the particularities of diverse socio-cultural and historical contexts.

The interconnected chapters in this collection:
-critically explore important aspects of psychoanalysis which have been underutilized in socio-historical and political analysis
-provide new insights on human psychosocial world in terms of embodiment, subjectivity, collective action, contemporary societal structures and political cultural dynamics in order to facilitate further transdisciplinary conversations
-re-vision psychoanalysis as a self-reflective way of life, which is significantly relevant to, and is a meaningful way out of, many of our contemporary dilemmas

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Psychoanalysis, having been situated in the borders of natural and social sciences and humanities as well as at the crossroads of Romantic, Modern and Postmodern historical conditions, continues to inspire and learn from extremely rich human imagination, thought and experience. This volume brings together leading scholars and practitio...

AYDAN GÜLERCE is Professor of Clinical Psychology at Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey. She has published in multiple areas of psychology such as metatheory, critical psychology, psychoanalysis, cultural psychology, (inter)subjectivity, family assessment and therapy, discourse analysis, transdisciplinarity, and historical psycholo...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.01 × 5.64 × 1 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230293751

ISBN - 13:9780230293755

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Notes on ContributorsPrefaceEntrance: Contemporary Conditions of (Im)possibility and a Revisionary Meaning Context of Psychoanalysis; A.GülerceInvitation: Revisioning Psychoanalysis (The Un/limited Un/conscious); A.GülerceFreud's Culture; I.ParkerThe Re-Enactment of Denial; S.FroshSa loob ang kulo: Speaking the Unconscious in the Transformations of a Proverb; N.Paredes-CanilaoBeyond Objectivity to Extimité: Feminist Epistemology and Psychoanalysis; K.Ror Malone & S.KellyKnotted Subjectivity: On Lacan's Use of Knot theory in Building a Non-universal Theory of the Subject; S.Vanheule & A.GeldhofBeyond Identification: The (Im)possibility of Loving thy Neighbour; C.NeillDesire in the Time of AIDS; G.HayesFanon and Libidinal Economy; D.HookViolent Crime in Post-apartheid South Africa; B.OlivierThe Violence of an Idealized Family: A Kleinian Psychoanalytic Reading of Te Rito; P.Branney, B.Gough, A.Madill & M.MorganMaternal Publics: Time, Relationality and the Public Sphere; L.BaraitserPsychoanalysis and Türban: Self-castrating Objects, or Transformational-transformative Subject-objects of Historical time-Soci(et)al Discourse-Political Imaginary Spheres?; A.GülerceWay Out; A.GülerceAuthor indexSubject index