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Journeys from Childhood to Midlife
Risk, Resilience, and Recovery
Emmy E. Werner, Ruth S. Smith
In a companion volume to their highly acclaimed book Overcoming the Odds, Emmy E. Werner and Ruth S. Smith continue their longitudinal study of approximately five hundred men and women who were born in 1955 on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. A third of...



The Violence-Prone Workplace
A New Approach to Dealing with Hostile, Threatening, and Uncivil Behavior
Richard V. Denenberg, Mark Braverman
Almost every week reports of violence erupting in the workplace make headlines. Contrary to popular opinion, such incidents are not random and senseless but, according to Richard V. Denenberg and Mark Braverman, typically result from conflict that has...



Speaking through the Mask
Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Social Identity
Norma Claire Moruzzi
Hannah Arendt was famously resistant to both psychoanalysis and feminism. Nonetheless, psychoanalytic feminist theory can offer a new interpretive strategy for deconstructing her equally famous opposition between the social and the...



The Limits of Autobiography
Trauma and Testimony
Leigh Gilmore
Memoirs in which trauma takes a major—or the major—role challenge the limits of autobiography. Leigh Gilmore presents a series of "limit-cases"—texts that combine elements of autobiography, fiction, biography, history, and theory while representing...



Seduction, Suggestion, Psychoanalysis
This book makes clear that the problem of seduction and suggestion raises major psychoanalytic, and more generally philosophical problems that are still of great importance for the self-understanding of contemporary humankind.



Phenomenology and Lacan on Schizophrenia after the Decade of the Brain
Alphonse De Waelhens, Wilfried Ver Eecke
In Phenomenology and Lacan on Schizophrenia, Alphonse De Waelhens provides a clear summary of Lacan's theory of schizophrenia, as Lacan derived it from his commentary of Freud's study of the Memoirs of Schreber. De Waelhens also shows how Lacan's...



Becoming William James
Howard M. Feinstein
For William James, work was the problem. Ultimately, going to work was the resolution, and James's quest for meaningful work remains as relevant at the end of the twentieth century as it was in the nineteenth. Weaving letters, diaries, drawings, and...



Inside/Outside Nietzsche
Psychoanalytic Explorations
Eugene Victor Wolfenstein
Friedrich Nietzsche is both subject and interlocutor in this innovative study. The book mirrors the psychoanalytic situation, mediating between the philosophical world that Nietzsche created for himself and the external world challenged by his...



Dreams 1900–2000
Science, Art, and the Unconscious Mind
When Sigmund Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900, he began the modern study of a phenomenon that has fascinated human beings for thousands of years. At the same time he opened a new realm, the unconscious mind, to filmmakers and...



Fetish
An Erotics of Culture
Henry Krips
In Fetish, Henry Krips draws together Freudian and Marxian insights to provide accounts of fetishism and the gaze that afford new ways of understanding the relation of the individual to the social, of pleasure to desire. He uses discrete cultural...



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