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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 17.00
Although folklore has been collected for centuries, its possible unconscious content and significance have been explored only since the advent of psychoanalytic theory. Freud and some of his early disciples recognized the potential of such folklorist genres as myth, folktale, and legend to illuminate the intricate workings of the human psyche. Alan... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Antoinette Fouque cofounded the Mouvement de Libération des Femmes (MLF) in France in 1968 and spearheaded its celebrated “Psychanalyse et Politique,? a research group that informed the cultural and intellectual heart of French feminism. Rather than reject Freud?s discoveries on the pretext of their phallocentrism, Fouque sought to enrich his thought... more...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 33.95
The perennial interest in psychoanalysis shows no signs of abating and the longevity of psychoanalytic theory is seen in the varied extensions and elaborations of Freudian thinking in the fields of neuroscience and cognitive theory. Nevertheless, the scientific standing of psychoanalysis has long been questioned and developments in the fields of the... more...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 26.95
Hope is the most reliable sustainer of life. It offers the promise of something good in the future, contributes to resilience, and keeps one going. However, there are circumstances when hope dries up. This book seeks to map out such dark terrain of hopelessness. While it allows for the fact that a modicum of hopelessness might help in reducing infantile... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Micro-trauma: A psychoanalytic understanding of cumulative psychic injury explores the "micro-traumatic" or small, subtle psychic hurts that build up to undermine a person?s sense of self-worth, skewing his or her character and compromising his or her relatedness to others. These injuries amount to what has been previously called "cumulative" or "relational... more...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 19.95
The importance of money and our relationship to it is impossible to ignore in a decade defined by global economic crisis and financial instability. Integrating a psychoanalytic perspective with insights offered by economics, this book contributes to a debate that aims for a better understanding of money in its dual functioning - as omnipresent component... more...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 27.95
2015 will be the seventieth anniversary of the end of World War Two, and, for Jews, the seventieth anniversary of the end of the worst Jewish catastrophe in diaspora history. After Genocide considers how, more than two generations since the war, the events of the Holocaust continue to haunt Jewish people and the worldwide Jewish population, even where... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Greeted with controversy on its publication, Answer to Job has long been neglected by many serious commentators on Jung. This book offers an intellectual and cultural context for C.G.Jung's 1952 publication. In Jung's Answer to Job: A Commentary, the author argues that such neglect is due to a failure to understand Jung's objectives in this text... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99
Transformational Chairwork celebrates the art and science of Chairwork. By explaining the use of psychotherapeutic dialogues in clinical practice, this book can help mental health professionals to enliven and deepen therapeutic work and more effectively help their patients heal their past, claim their present, and create their future. more...