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Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'

Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'

Edited by Stijn Vanheule, Derek Hook

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The Ecrits was Jacques Lacan's single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy and literature. Reading... (more)

Foucault, Psychology and the Analytics of Power

Foucault, Psychology and the Analytics of Power

by Derek Hook

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This innovative book explores the application of Michel Foucault's work to the field of psychology. Throughout his work Foucault develops a powerful critique of the uses of psychological knowledge... (more)

A Critical Psychology of the Postcolonial: The Mind of Apartheid

A Critical Psychology of the Postcolonial: The Mind of Apartheid

by Derek Hook

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An oft-neglected element of postcolonial thought is the explicitly psychological dimension of many of its foundational texts. This unprecedented volume explores the relation between these two... (more)

(Post)apartheid Conditions: Psychoanalysis and Social Formation

(Post)apartheid Conditions: Psychoanalysis and Social Formation

by Derek Hook

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What are the psychical mechanisms that underlie a given social formation? (Post)apartheid Conditions investigates this question by exploring a series of psychosocial topics - the body,... (more)

Race, Memory and the Apartheid Archive: Towards a Transformative Psychosocial Praxis

Race, Memory and the Apartheid Archive: Towards a Transformative Psychosocial Praxis

Edited by Garth Stevens, Norman Duncan

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For decades the global gaze on South African society invariably focused on it as a symbol of the inevitable excesses of social engineering, racism and violence under the apartheid dispensation; with... (more)

Six Moments in Lacan: Communication and identification in psychology and psychoanalysis

Six Moments in Lacan: Communication and identification in psychology and psychoanalysis

by Derek Hook

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Many first-time readers of Jacques Lacan come to his work via psychology, a discipline that Lacan was notoriously antagonistic toward. Six Moments in Lacan takes up the dual challenge of introducing... (more)

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