1st Edition

Money as Emotional Currency





ISBN 9781782202004
Published December 19, 2014 by Routledge
176 Pages

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Book Description

This book explores the trace of the emotional undercurrent stirred by money from its beginnings in childhood to its consolidation into adult life, through love and work, for individuals and society alike, and with an emphasis on ordinary development, rather than on pathology.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Emotional functions of money -- Freud’s papers on money -- Freud (1908a): Character and anal erotism -- Freud (1917): On transformations of instinct as exemplified in anal erotism -- Money and childhood phantasies -- Phantasy in the world economy -- Overview and introduction by David Tuckett -- Tuckett, D., & Taffler, R. (2008): Phantastic objects and the financial market’s sense of reality: a psychoanalytic contribution to the understanding of stock market instability -- Love, money, and identity -- Borges (1949): The Zahir -- Money and desire: a Lacanian perspective -- Arnaud (2003): Money as signifier: A Lacanian insight into the monetary order *

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