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Shared Traumas, Silent Loss, Public and Private Mourning

Shared Traumas, Silent Loss, Public and Private Mourning

Edited by Lene Auestad

  • Paperback £32.99

This book aims to question the junctions of the private and the public when it comes to trauma, loss, and the work of mourning - notions which, it is argued, challenge our very ideas of the... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis Under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis Under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Edited by Joy Damousi, Mariano Ben Plotkin

  • Hardback £60.00

More than just a therapeutic technique, psychoanalysis as a school of thought has redefined our ideas on sexuality, the self, morality, family, and the nature of the mind for much of the twentieth... (more)

How Money Talks

How Money Talks

by Lesley Murdin

  • Paperback £32.99
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Money speaks in everyday life and in literature of our greed and our generosity, our pride and our humiliation and as it passes among us it shows our creativity and our ability to co-operate even... (more)

Marx and Freud in Latin America

Marx and Freud in Latin America

by Bruno Bosteels

  • Paperback £20.99

Marx and Freud in Latin America seeks to reassess the timeless relevance of the work of Marx and Freud for Latin America, based on the premise that Marxism and psychoanalysis are neither... (more)

Minding the Markets: An Emotional Finance View of Financial Instability

Minding the Markets: An Emotional Finance View of Financial Instability

by David Tuckett

  • Hardback £99.99

The financial crisis of 2008 clarified what economic theories have long ignored. Emotions really matter. David Tuckett argues that economists' explanations for what happened in the Financial Crisis... (more)

The Selfish Capitalist: Origins of Affluenza

The Selfish Capitalist: Origins of Affluenza

by Oliver James

  • Paperback £15.99

In the bestselling Affluenza, world-renowned psychologist Oliver James introduced us to a modern-day virus sweeping through the English-speaking world. He met those suffering from it and demonstrated... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Politics: Exclusion and the Politics of Representation

Psychoanalysis and Politics: Exclusion and the Politics of Representation

Edited by Lene Auestad

  • Paperback £32.99

Thinking psychoanalytically about the nature of social exclusion involves a self-questioning on the part of the interpreter. While we may all have some experiences of having been subject to... (more)

Politics Identity and Emotion

Politics Identity and Emotion

by Paul Hoggett

  • Paperback £44.99

In this wide-ranging book, Paul Hoggett argues that human feelings and identities are constitutive of both personal and political life. Engaging with major debates in political theory, sociology, and... (more)

Psychoanalysis Outside the Clinic: Interventions in Psychosocial Studies

Psychoanalysis Outside the Clinic: Interventions in Psychosocial Studies

by Stephen Frosh

  • Paperback £34.99

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)

Transcending the Legacies of Slavery: A Psychoanalytic View

Transcending the Legacies of Slavery: A Psychoanalytic View

by Barbara Fletchman Smith

  • Paperback £24.99

This book puts psychological trauma at its centre. Using psychoanalysis, it assesses what was lost, how it was lost and how the loss is compulsively repeated over generations. There is a... (more)

Psychoanalytic Reflections on a Changing World

Psychoanalytic Reflections on a Changing World

Edited by Halina Brunning

  • Paperback £32.99

The main purpose of this book is to look at a range of ubiquitous phenomena that make up our daily life and to ask not so much "whether" but "what" psychoanalytic thinking can add to our current... (more)

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on a Turbulent World

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on a Turbulent World

Edited by Halina Brunning, Mario Perini

  • Paperback £32.99

'This is a much needed book, giving a readable, insightful and constructive perspective on many of today's societal, political and economic ailments. It is my fervent hope that it finds a large... (more)

Losing the Race: Thinking Psychosocially about Racially Motivated Crime

Losing the Race: Thinking Psychosocially about Racially Motivated Crime

by David Gadd, Bill Dixon

  • Paperback £32.99

Based on a two-year research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), this book explores why many of those involved in racially motivated crime seem to be struggling to cope... (more)

Society Against Itself: Political Correctness and Organizational Self-Destruction

Society Against Itself: Political Correctness and Organizational Self-Destruction

by Howard S. Schwartz

  • Paperback £32.99

"Political correctness" involves much more than a restriction of speech. It represents a broad cultural transformation, a shift in the way people understand things and organize their lives; a change... (more)

Race and Culture: Tools, Techniques and Trainings: A Manual for Professionals

Race and Culture: Tools, Techniques and Trainings: A Manual for Professionals

by Reenee Singh, Sumita Dutta

  • Paperback £24.99

"Race" and Culture: Tools, Techniques and Trainings is a practical resource for trainers who wish to work with the issues raised by racial and cultural diversity in their own agency settings. It is... (more)

The Death of Sigmund Freud: Fascism, Psychoanalysis and the Rise of Fundamentalism

The Death of Sigmund Freud: Fascism, Psychoanalysis and the Rise of Fundamentalism

by Mark Edmundson

  • Paperback £14.99

When Hitler invaded Vienna in the winter of 1938, Sigmund Freud, old and desperately ill, was among the citys 175,000 Jews dreading Nazi occupation. Mark Edmundson traces Hitler and Freud's oddly... (more)

Racism and Cultural Diversity: Cultivating Racial Harmony through Counselling, Group Analysis, and Psychotherapy

Racism and Cultural Diversity: Cultivating Racial Harmony through Counselling, Group Analysis, and Psychotherapy

by M.J. Maher

  • Paperback £38.99

M.J. Maher writes for all those interested in the dynamics of racism, from professionals in counselling, group analysis and psychotherapy working in multiracial and multicultural societies to those... (more)

Consequences of Denial: The Armenian Genocide

Consequences of Denial: The Armenian Genocide

by Aida Alayarian

  • Paperback £32.99

Consequences of Denial seeks to provide some awareness and understanding of the horrendous tragedy of the Armenian genocide. This book illuminates the little known fact that over two million innocent... (more)

Jung on War, Politics and Nazi Germany: Exploring the Theory of Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious

Jung on War, Politics and Nazi Germany: Exploring the Theory of Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious

by Nicholas Lewin

  • Paperback £38.99

In the thirties Jung was at the height of his powers and found himself swept up in the international politics of his day. At this time he was president of what was to become the International General... (more)

The Psychopolitics of Liberation: Political Consciousness from a Jungian Perspective

The Psychopolitics of Liberation: Political Consciousness from a Jungian Perspective

by Lawrence R. Alschuler

  • Hardback £109.99

Explaining changes in the political consciousness of the oppressed using the ideas of Paulo Freire, Albert Memmi, and Jungian psychology, this original book explores how psychological bonds of... (more)

Resilience, Suffering and Creativity: The Work of the Refugee Therapy Centre

Resilience, Suffering and Creativity: The Work of the Refugee Therapy Centre

Edited by Aida Alayarian

  • Paperback £34.99

The trauma of refugee status is particularly corrosive. It does the usual harm of devastating our own self-image and sense of permanence in the world, but it does more. It is a dislocation from our... (more)

Globalization and Terrorism: Death of a Way of Life

Globalization and Terrorism: Death of a Way of Life

by Lionel F. Stapley

  • Paperback £32.99

How do we explain the factors that led to the murder by Muslim immigrants of Theo van Gogh in Holland? How do we explain why four young British Muslims should become suicide bombers who killed... (more)

The Politics of Psychotherapy: New Perspectives

The Politics of Psychotherapy: New Perspectives

Edited by Nick Totton

  • Print £31.99

How to 'place' political issues in therapy is highly controversial. For example, whether political themes should be interpreted psychologically in the consulting room, or respected as valid in their... (more)

Marx's Concept of Man

Marx's Concept of Man

by Erich Fromm

  • Print £19.99

Psychoanalyst Erich Fromm saw the philosophy of Marx as rooted in humanist Western philosophical tradition and representing, essentially, "a protest against man's alienation." In this work,... (more)

Counselling and Psychotherapy with Refugees

Counselling and Psychotherapy with Refugees

by Dick Blackwell

  • Paperback £22.99

This concise book is an essential tool to help counsellors and psychotherapists understand and engage with the experiences of persecution, violence and exile often faced by refugees. (more)

Lives Elsewhere: Migration and Psychic Malaise

Lives Elsewhere: Migration and Psychic Malaise

by Natale Losi

  • Paperback £38.99

Born from the author's desire to write a clear and simple account of complex material based on ethnopsychotherapy and migrations, this book aims to clarify some key questions, rather than serve as a... (more)

Terrorism and War: Unconscious Dynamics of Political Violence

Terrorism and War: Unconscious Dynamics of Political Violence

Edited by Coline Covington, Paul Williams

  • Paperback £52.99

Following the attacks of September 11th 2001, one of the resounding questions asked was "What would make anyone do such a thing?" The psychological mentality of the suicidal terrorist left a gaping... (more)

Reason and Unreason: Psychoanalysis, Science and Politics

Reason and Unreason: Psychoanalysis, Science and Politics

by Michael Rustin

  • Paperback £29.99

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)

Psychotherapy and Politics

Psychotherapy and Politics

by Nick Totton

  • Paperback £40.99

A unique collection of information from the psycho-political domain which will stimulate informed debate and encourage increased political awareness and activity within the psychotherapeutic... (more)

Lacan and the Political

Lacan and the Political

by Yannis Stavrakakis

  • Paperback £34.99

The work of Jacques Lacan is second only to that of Freud in its impact on psychoanalysis. The author examines Lacan's challenging views on time, history, language, alterity, desire and sexuality... (more)

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