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A Womb of Her Own: Women's Struggle for Sexual and Reproductive Autonomy

A Womb of Her Own: Women's Struggle for Sexual and Reproductive Autonomy

Edited by Ellen Toronto, Joann Ponder

  • Paperback £42.29 (RRP : £46.99 save £4.70)

Gender and body-based distinctions continue to be a defining component of women's identities, both in psychoanalytic treatment and in life. In this book, a distinguished group of contributors explore... (more)

Bion in Film Theory and Analysis: The Retreat in Film

Bion in Film Theory and Analysis: The Retreat in Film

by Carla A. Garcia

  • Paperback £42.29 (RRP : £46.99 save £4.70)

In Bion in Film Theory and Analysis: The Retreat In Film, Carla Ambrosio Garcia introduces the rich potential of the thinking of British psychoanalyst Wilfred Bion for film theory. By so doing, she... (more)

Fifty Shades of Feminism

Fifty Shades of Feminism

Edited by Lisa Appignanesi, Susie Orbach

  • Paperback £9.99

Half a century after the publication of The Feminine Mystique, have women really exchanged purity and maternity to become desiring machines inspired only by variations of sex, shopping and masochism... (more)

Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences

Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences

by Louis Althusser

  • Paperback £19.96 (RRP : £22.00 save £2.04)

What can psychoanalysis, a psychological approach developed more than a century ago, offer us in an age of rapidly evolving, hard-to-categorize ideas of sexuality and the self? Should we abandon... (more)

Death and Mastery: Psychoanalytic Drive Theory and the Subject of Late Capitalism

Death and Mastery: Psychoanalytic Drive Theory and the Subject of Late Capitalism

by Benjamin Y. Fong

  • Hardback £48.60 (RRP : £54.00 save £5.40)

The first philosophers of the Frankfurt School famously turned to the psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud to supplement their Marxist analyses of ideological subjectification. Since the collapse... (more)

The Muse: Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration

The Muse: Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration

Edited by Adele Tutter

  • Paperback £37.79 (RRP : £41.99 save £4.20)

Psychoanalysts have long been fascinated with creative artists, but have paid far less attention to the men and women who motivate, stimulate, and captivate them. The Muse counters this trend with... (more)

From Illiteracy to Literature: Psychoanalysis and Reading

From Illiteracy to Literature: Psychoanalysis and Reading

by Anne-Marie Picard

  • Paperback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

From Illiteracy to Literature presents innovative material based on research with 'non-reading' children and re-examines the complex relationship between psychoanalysis and literature, through the... (more)

Inventing God: Psychology of Belief and the Rise of Secular Spirituality

Inventing God: Psychology of Belief and the Rise of Secular Spirituality

by Jon Mills

  • Paperback £38.69 (RRP : £42.99 save £4.30)

In this controversial book, philosopher and psychoanalyst Jon Mills argues that God does not exist; and more provocatively, that God cannot exist as anything but an idea. Put concisely, God is a... (more)

Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: Perspectives from Analyst-Artists

Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: Perspectives from Analyst-Artists

Edited by George Hagman

  • Paperback £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

In recent years, there has been considerable interest in the relationship between artistic and psychoanalytic practices. Both professions are viewed as highly creative, with spontaneity,... (more)

Culture and Madness: A Training Resource, Film and Commentary for Mental Health Professionals

Culture and Madness: A Training Resource, Film and Commentary for Mental Health Professionals

by Inga-Britt Krause, Begum Maitra

  • Paperback £76.80 (RRP : £80.00 save £3.20)

Culture and Madness is a training resource that critically approaches the subject of culture by questioning commonly held professional and cultural assumptions and biases. It outlines how mental... (more)

Nietzsche and the Clinic: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy, Metaphysics

Nietzsche and the Clinic: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy, Metaphysics

by Jared Russell

  • Paperback £25.83 (RRP : £27.99 save £2.16)

Nietzsche and the Clinic reimagines what a sustained engagement with Nietzsche’s thinking has to offer psychoanalysis today. Beyond the headlines that continue to misrepresent Nietzsche’s project,... (more)

The Architecture of Psychoanalysis: Spaces of Transition

The Architecture of Psychoanalysis: Spaces of Transition

by Jane Rendell

  • Paperback £18.99

How do external material environments and the inner world of emotion, memory and imagination influence each other? In this thought-provoking book, Jane Rendell explores how architectural space... (more)

The Coral Mind: Adrian Stokes's Engagement with Art History, Criticism, Architecture, and Psychoanalysis

The Coral Mind: Adrian Stokes's Engagement with Art History, Criticism, Architecture, and Psychoanalysis

Edited by Stephen Bann

  • Paperback £34.89 (RRP : £37.95 save £3.06)

Our view of modernism in the arts has been largely shaped by the prominence of painting and, in particular, by a succession of major painters working in Paris - from Courbet and Manet to the Cubists.... (more)

Migration Trauma, Culture, and Finding the Psychological Home Within: Views From British Object Relations Theory

Migration Trauma, Culture, and Finding the Psychological Home Within: Views From British Object Relations Theory

by Grace P. Conroy

  • Hardback £47.66 (RRP : £52.95 save £5.29)

Migration Trauma, Culture, and Finding the Psychological Home Within is an in-depth study of Eastern European migration to the United States. In presenting the clinical case studies of Eastern... (more)

Crossroads in Psychoanalysis, Buddhism, and Mindfulness: The Word and the Breath

Crossroads in Psychoanalysis, Buddhism, and Mindfulness: The Word and the Breath

Edited by Anthony Molino, Roberto Carnevali

  • Paperback £28.76 (RRP : £31.95 save £3.19)

A comprehensive collection of essays exploring the interstices of Eastern and Western modes of thinking about the self, Crossroads in Psychoanalysis, Buddhism, and Mindfulness: The Word and the... (more)

Losing Your Head: Abjection, Aesthetic Conflict, and Psychoanalytic Criticism

Losing Your Head: Abjection, Aesthetic Conflict, and Psychoanalytic Criticism

by Giuseppe Civitarese

  • Hardback £40.46 (RRP : £44.95 save £4.49)

Losing Your Head: Abjection, Aesthetic Conflict, and Psychoanalytic Criticism looks at the subject of beheading in art as a trope of the destruction of the mind. This book discusses both... (more)

The Psychology of Beauty: Creation of a Beautiful Self

The Psychology of Beauty: Creation of a Beautiful Self

by Ellen Sinkman

  • Paperback £26.96 (RRP : £29.95 save £2.99)

Beauty is often an invisible yet potent presence in clinical work. The Psychology of Beauty: Creation of a Beautiful Self, by Ellen Sinkman, LCSW, addresses the vital importance of beauty, its... (more)

The American Latino: Psychodynamic Perspectives on Culture and Mental Health Issues

The American Latino: Psychodynamic Perspectives on Culture and Mental Health Issues

Edited by Salman Akhtar, Solange Margery Bertoglia

  • Hardback £43.16 (RRP : £47.95 save £4.79)

The American Latino: Psychodynamic Perspectives on Culture and Mental Health Issues focuses on the culture of the Hispanic population in the United States and replaces stereotypes with portrayals... (more)

The Urban Uncanny: A Collection of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Urban Uncanny: A Collection of Interdisciplinary Studies

Edited by Lucy Huskinson

  • Paperback £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

The Urban Uncanny explores through ten engaging essays the slippage or mismatch between our expectations of the city - as the organised and familiar environments in which citizens live, work, and go... (more)

Art and Mourning: The Role of Creativity in Healing Trauma and Loss

Art and Mourning: The Role of Creativity in Healing Trauma and Loss

by Esther Dreifuss-Kattan

  • Paperback £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

Art and Mourning explores the relationship between creativity and the work of self-mourning in the lives of 20th century artists and thinkers. The role of artistic and creative endeavours is... (more)

Psychoanalysis in Hong Kong: The Absent, the Present, and the Reinvented

Psychoanalysis in Hong Kong: The Absent, the Present, and the Reinvented

by Diego Busiol

  • Hardback £112.50 (RRP : £125.00 save £12.50)

How is it possible that a phenomenon like psychoanalysis, which has dominated the cultural and intellectual life of the last century in Europe, North and South America, has had apparently no... (more)

Carved by Experience: Vipassana, Psychoanalysis, and the Mind Investigating Itself

Carved by Experience: Vipassana, Psychoanalysis, and the Mind Investigating Itself

by Michal Barnea-Astrog

  • Paperback £30.03 (RRP : £32.99 save £2.96)

How does the tendency to crave pleasure and reject pain shape our lives? How does it affect the way we perceive reality, and how is it related to the emergence of suffering and the way it is... (more)

An Evolutionary Leap: Colin Wilson on Psychology

An Evolutionary Leap: Colin Wilson on Psychology

by Colin Stanley

  • Paperback £20.69 (RRP : £22.99 save £2.30)

When the existential philosopher Colin Wilson died in December 2013, it was suggested by one perceptive obituary writer that, despite the seemingly diverse subject matter of his books, his true... (more)

The Business of Being Made: Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Time, Bodies

The Business of Being Made: Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Time, Bodies

Edited by Katie Gentile

  • Paperback £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

The Business of Being Made is the first book to critically analyze assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) from a transdisciplinary perspective integrating psychoanalytic and cultural theories. It... (more)

Religion and Psychoanalysis in India: Critical Clinical Practice

Religion and Psychoanalysis in India: Critical Clinical Practice

by Sabah Siddiqui

  • Paperback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

Religion and Psychoanalysis in India questions the assumptions of an established scientific, evidence-based global mental health paradigm by examining the practices of faith-based healing. It... (more)

Creative Listening and the Psychoanalytic Process: Sensibility, Engagement and Envisioning

Creative Listening and the Psychoanalytic Process: Sensibility, Engagement and Envisioning

by Fred L. Griffin

  • Paperback £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

Contemporary psychoanalytic thinking about the interdependence of subjectivity and intersubjectivity has reenvisioned the analytic process, and with it the very nature of creative and engaged... (more)

Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed and Fine Art: Making Contact with the Self

Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed and Fine Art: Making Contact with the Self

by David P. Levine

  • Paperback £42.29 (RRP : £46.99 save £4.70)

Throughout the history of psychoanalysis, the study of creativity and fine art has been a special concern. Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed and Fine Art: Making Contact with the Self makes... (more)

On the Lyricism of the Mind: Psychoanalysis and Literature

On the Lyricism of the Mind: Psychoanalysis and Literature

by Dana Amir

  • Paperback £42.29 (RRP : £46.99 save £4.70)

On the Lyricism of the Mind: Psychoanalysis and Literature explores the lyrical dimension (or the lyricism) of the psychic space. It is not presented as an artistic disposition, but rather as a... (more)

Answering a Question with a Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis & Jewish Thought

Answering a Question with a Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis & Jewish Thought

Edited by Lewis Aron, Libby Henik

  • Hardback £97.20 (RRP : £108.00 save £10.80)

In the Jewish tradition, it is incumbent upon every generation to attempt to find meaning in its history. Meaning is co-created within the context of the inter-subjective field of a meeting of minds.... (more)

A Cultural Citizen of the World: Sigmund Freud's Knowledge and Use of British and American Writings

A Cultural Citizen of the World: Sigmund Freud's Knowledge and Use of British and American Writings

by S. S. Prawer

  • Hardback £68.39 (RRP : £75.99 save £7.60)

Based on an intensive study of the original German text of Freud's writings, letters and journals, S. S. Prawer's book is the first to make a full and systematic map of Freud's use of English... (more)

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