Stephen Frosh

Stephen Frosh is Professor of Psychology and Pro-Vice-Master at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is also Co-Director of of the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research. He is widely published, and is particularly well-known for his lucid accounts of psychoanalysis. His books include: For and Against Psychoanalysis (2006), Key Concepts in Psychoanalysis (2002) and The Politics of Psychoanalysis (1999).

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Psychoanalysis in Contexts: Paths Between Theory and Modern Culture

Psychoanalysis in Contexts: Paths Between Theory and Modern Culture

by Anthony Elliott, Stephen Frosh

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Explores the changes in psychoanalytic theory over the last century, and the relationship between psychoanalysis and contemporary culture. Contributors include Jessica Benjamin, Cornelius... (more)

The Politics of Psychoanalysis: An Introduction to Freudian and Post-Freudian Theory

The Politics of Psychoanalysis: An Introduction to Freudian and Post-Freudian Theory

by Stephen Frosh

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This completely revised and updated second edition is a guide to the range and complexity of psychoanalytic theories. Beginning with the work of Freud, it examines the basic assumptions and social... (more)

Identity Crisis: Modernity, Psychoanalysis and the Self

Identity Crisis: Modernity, Psychoanalysis and the Self

by Stephen Frosh

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Examines the psychological responses to the spiralling, enticing and disorienting pressures of modernity, after looking at modern and post-modern accounts of contemporary life it goes on to a... (more)

Sexual Difference: Masculinity and Psychoanalysis

Sexual Difference: Masculinity and Psychoanalysis

by Stephen Frosh

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Examines theories of sexual difference from a Kleinian and a Lacanian perspective, and the application of these issues in the practice of treating sexual violence and child abuse. (more)

Critical Narrative Analysis in Psychology

Critical Narrative Analysis in Psychology

by Peter Emerson, Stephen Frosh

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In psychology and other social sciences, narrative analysis has become a widely used technique for understanding people's accounts of their lives. Yet, the difference between narrative analysis and... (more)

Hate and the 'Jewish Science': Anti-Semitism, Nazism and Psychoanalysis

Hate and the 'Jewish Science': Anti-Semitism, Nazism and Psychoanalysis

by Stephen Frosh

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Psychoanalysis has always grappled with its Jewish origins, sometimes celebrating them and sometimes trying to escape or deny them. Through exploration of Freud's Jewish identity, the fate of... (more)

Psychoanalysis Outside the Clinic: Interventions in Psychosocial Studies

Psychoanalysis Outside the Clinic: Interventions in Psychosocial Studies

by Stephen Frosh

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Psychoanalytic theory offers an interesting insight into the study of culture and the arts. This unique book explains how clinical concepts inform and engage with key issues throughout the humanities... (more)

Feelings (Short Cuts)

Feelings (Short Cuts)

by Stephen Frosh

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Everyone talks about their feelings, but what exactly are they? What are the distinguishing features of feelings, and how do they differ from emotions and affects? How do our feelings influence the... (more)

A Brief Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory

A Brief Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory

by Stephen Frosh

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How is psychoanalytic theory relevant in the modern age? How does it inform and interact with culture? From Freud to Lacan, this insightful text clearly explores key psychoanalytic writers, core... (more)

Hate and the 'Jewish Science': Anti-semitism, Nazism and Psychoanalysis

Hate and the 'Jewish Science': Anti-semitism, Nazism and Psychoanalysis

by Stephen Frosh

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Through exploration of Freud's Jewish identity, the fate of psychoanalysis in Germany under the Nazis, and psychoanalytic theories of anti-Semitism, this book examines the significance of the Jewish... (more)

Hauntings: Psychoanalysis and Ghostly Transmissions

Hauntings: Psychoanalysis and Ghostly Transmissions

by Stephen Frosh

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Hauntings: Psychoanalysis and Ghostly Transmissions shows how the present is troubled by the past and by the future, using the idea of haunting to explore psychoanalytically how identities, beliefs,... (more)

Young Masculinities: Understanding Boys in Contemporary Society

Young Masculinities: Understanding Boys in Contemporary Society

by Stephen Frosh, Ann Phoenix

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How do boys see themselves? Their peers? The adult world? What are their aspirations and fears? 'Young masculinities' centres on a study in which boys talked openly about these questions and many... (more)

After Words: The Personal in Gender, Culture and Psychotherapy

After Words: The Personal in Gender, Culture and Psychotherapy

by Stephen Frosh

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In this book, which draws on some of Stephen Frosh's most innovative work, the question of how to understand the 'personal' in contemporary social life is explored through three themes: 'troubled... (more)

For and Against Psychoanalysis: Second Edition

For and Against Psychoanalysis: Second Edition

by Stephen Frosh

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For and Against Psychoanalysis provides an accessible introduction and critical guide to the current standing of psychoanalysis. It is essential reading for students of psychoanalysis, counselling,... (more)

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