Michael Rustin

Michael Rustin is Professor of Sociology at the University of East London, a Visiting Professor at the Tavistock Clinic, and an Associate of the British Psychoanalytical Society. He has written widely on psychoanalytic approaches to culture and society, including on children’s fiction (Narratives of Love and Loss) and drama (Mirror to Nature) both with Margaret Rustin. He is also author of The Good Society and the Inner World, and is a co-author/editor of the current After NeoLiberalism: the Kilburn Manifesto.

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Researching the Unconscious: Principles of Psychoanalytic Method

Researching the Unconscious: Principles of Psychoanalytic Method

by Michael Rustin

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Researching the Unconscious provides an exposition of key issues in the philosophy and methods of the social sciences which are relevant to psychoanalysis as both a clinical practice and a human... (more)

Reading Klein

Reading Klein

by Margaret Rustin, Michael Rustin

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Reading Klein provides an introduction to the work of one of the twentieth century's greatest psychoanalysts, known in particular for her contribution in developing child analysis and for her vivid... (more)

Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Edited by David Armstrong, Michael Rustin

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This book revisits the theory of social systems as a defence against anxiety first set out by Elliott Jaques and Isabel Menzies Lyth in papers which they published in 1955 and 1960, and which have... (more)

Closely Observed Infants

Closely Observed Infants

Edited by Lisa Miller, Margaret Rustin

  • Paperback £22.99

For many years the regular observation of infants during the first two years of life has been a vital element in the training of child psychotherapists at the Tavistock Clinic. This book presents... (more)

Reason and Unreason: Psychoanalysis, Science and Politics

Reason and Unreason: Psychoanalysis, Science and Politics

by Michael Rustin

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This work explores the justification and legitimacy of psychoanalytic knowledge, and its relevance to political and social questions. Part one explores the achievements of British psychoanalytic... (more)

Mirror to Nature: Drama, Psychoanalysis and Society

Mirror to Nature: Drama, Psychoanalysis and Society

by Margaret Rustin, Michael Rustin

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This book brings the insights of psychoanalysis to bear on drama in the western dramatic tradition. Plays which are discussed in detail include works by Shakespeare, Ibsen, Chekhov, Wilde, and... (more)

Culture and the Unconscious

Culture and the Unconscious

Edited by Caroline Bainbridge, Michael Rustin

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Since Freud, psychoanalysis has always concerned itself with questions of art, creativity, politics, and war. This collection of essays from leading writers on psychoanalysis explores questions of... (more)

The Inner World of Doctor Who: Psychoanalytic Reflections in Time and Space

The Inner World of Doctor Who: Psychoanalytic Reflections in Time and Space

by Iain MacRury, Michael Rustin

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As Doctor Who approaches its fiftieth anniversary recent series have taken the show to new heights in terms of popular appeal and critical acclaim.The Doctor and his TARDIS-driven adventures, along... (more)

Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction

Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction

by Michael Rustin, Margaret Rustin

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On its first publication Narratives of Love and Loss was widely recognised as an important and perceptive contribution to the study of children's literature and for its capacity to stimulate deep... (more)

Psychoanalytic Sociology: Second Edition: Two Volumes

Psychoanalytic Sociology: Second Edition: Two Volumes

Edited by Jeffrey Prager, Michael Rustin

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This two-volume work presents a selection of articles on the inter-relations between psychoanalysis and sociology. Recent developments are reviewed in a new introductory chapter. Topics include the... (more)

New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy: Findings from Qualitative Research

New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy: Findings from Qualitative Research

Edited by Margaret Rustin, Michael Rustin

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New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy presents eleven new findings in child psychoanalytic research, most of them based on the experience of the clinical consulting room. Each chapter is the work of... (more)

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