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Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalytic Political Theory

Edited by: Yannis Stavrakakis , Stephen Frosh , Lynne Layton , Dany Nobus

Print publication date:  September  2019
Online publication date:  September  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138696310
eBook ISBN: 9781315524771
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315524771
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Book description

The emerging field of psychoanalytic political theory has now reached a stage in its development and rapid evolution that deserves to be registered, systematically defined, and critically evaluated. This handbook provides the first reference volume which showcases the current state of psychoanalytic political theory, maps the genealogy of its development, identifies its conceptual and methodological resources, and highlights its analytical innovations as well as its critical promise. The handbook consists of 35 chapters, offering original, comprehensive, and critical reviews of this field of study. The chapters are divided into five thematic sections:

? The figures section discusses the work of major psychoanalytic theorists who have considerably influenced the development of psychoanalytic political theory.

? The traditions section genealogically recounts and critically reassesses the many attempts throughout the 20th century of experimenting with the articulation between psychoanalysis and political theory in a consistent way.

? The concepts section asks what are the concepts that psychoanalysis offers for appropriation by political theory.

? The themes section presents concrete examples of how psychoanalytic political theory can be productively applied in the analysis of racism, gender, nationalism, consumerism, and so on.

? The challenges/controversies section captures how psychoanalytic political theory can lead the way towards theoretical and analytical innovation in many disciplinary fields that deal with cutting-edge issues.

The Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalytic Political Theory will serve as a scholarly reference volume for all students and researchers studying political theory, psychoanalysis, and the history of ideas.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Sigmund Freud Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Melanie Klein Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Jacques Lacan Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Wilhelm Reich Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Carl Jung Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Marcuse and the Freudian Left Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Lacanian Left Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Psychoanalytic Feminism Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Critical Management Studies Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Superego and the Law Download PDF
Chapter  11:  (Liberal) Narcissism Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Affect and Emotion Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Trauma Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Fantasy Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Identification (With the Aggressor) Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Mourning and Melancholia Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Language and Discourse Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Collective Subjects Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Sexuality Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Hate Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Racism Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Nationalism Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Capitalism Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Choice and Consumerism Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Religion and Islamic Radicalization Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Populism Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Arts Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Psychoanalytic Geopolitics Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Psy Ethics Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Neoliberalism Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Migration and Diversity Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Biopolitics Download PDF
Chapter  33:  The Climate Crisis Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Post-politics Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Posthuman Identities Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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