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Subject to ourselves: social theory, psychoanalysis and postmodernity

Author: Elliott, Anthony Series: Great Barrington books Publisher: Paradigm, 2004.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 174 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1594510067Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Subject to Ourselves Social Theory, Psychoanalysis and Postmodernity Contents Preface Foreword by Zygmunt Bauman Introduction to the Second Edition: Psychoanalysis, Modernity, Postmodernism: Theorizing For a New Era ix xi xv Introduction to the First Edition: Fantasy Modem and Postmodern 1 1 The Ambivalence of Identity Between Modernity and Postmodernity Modern hopes, modern fears Self and desire in psychoanalysis Postmodernity: theory, identity, society Contemporary psychoanalysis, postmodern identities Postmodernity and otherness, or respacing self and world 2 Contradictions of the Imagination Freud in theStream of Modernity Inner conflict, outer certainty The seductions of psychoanalysis The psychologization of desire Modernity, fantasy, denial 5 8 12 18 22 31 39 42 50 56 62 3 The Epic of Mastery Modernist Edges of Fantasy Modernity as risk and reflexivity The split subject of reflexivity Fantasy and reflexive turbulence: an alternative view Technoscience, power, mastery Excursus: on Bosnia and the otherness of fantasy Reflexivity and critical self-reflection 4 Postmodern Contexts, Plural Worlds The Possibilities and Pressures of Social Change Postmodernity, space-time transformations, floating identities Contemporary psychoanalytic dialogues Experience, thinking, containment Thinking and denial, postmodern Social theory and postmodernity: Jameson and Baudrillard Postmodern dimensions of processing and misrecognition: some implications 5 Postmodernity, or Modernity in Reverse Reflexive Scanning, Strangeness, Imagination Reflexivity, scanning and postmodernity Strangeness, shock and the matrix of containment Sketches of postmodern containment Scanning psychic space: the Walkman Stretching culture: the O.J. Simpson trial Living with catastrophic change Afterword: the politics of imagination Notes Index 65 66 70 75 78 80 92 95 97 101 104 110 112 119 127 129 138 146 146 149 152 154 156 167

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