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Psychoanalysis and feminism

By: Juliet Mitchell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1976

Seller ID: 238438

ISBN: 0140217703

Condition: Good Condition


A groundbreaking book-the first to argue that feminism must draw on psychoanalysis to understand the ideological oppression of women. In 1974, at the height of the women's movement, Juliet Mitchell shocked her fellow feminists by challenging the entrenched belief that Freud was the enemy. She argued that a rejection of psychoanalysis as bourgeois and patriarchal was fatal for feminism. However it may have been used, she pointed out, psychoanalysis is not a recommendation for a patriarchal society, but rather an analysis of one. "If we are interested in understanding and challenging the opp... View more info

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The Freud Files - An Inquiry into the History of Psychoanalysis

By: Mikkel Borch-Jacobson and Sonu Shamdasani

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Cambridge Univ. Press: 2012

Seller ID: 223677

ISBN: 0521729785

Condition: Very Good Condition


How did psychoanalysis attain its prominent cultural position? How did it eclipse rival psychologies and psychotherapies, such that it became natural to bracket Freud with Copernicus and Darwin? Why did Freud 'triumph' to such a degree that we hardly remember his rivals? This book reconstructs the early controversies around psychoanalysis and shows that rather than demonstrating its superiority, Freud and his followers rescripted history. This legend-making was not an incidental addition to psychoanalytic theory but formed its core. Letting the primary material speak for itself, this history d... View more info