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The Clinic and the Context
Historical Essays

ISBN 9781855758940
Published January 1, 2013 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

This book comprises a collection of the distinguished psychoanalyst Elisabeth Young-Bruehl 's papers ranging from 'Psychoanalysis and Social Democracy', 'Civilization and its Dream of Contentment', 'Reflections on Women and Psychoanalysis' and 'Psychobiography and Character Study'.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword -- Introduction -- Why psychoanalysis has no history -- The trauma of lost love in psychoanalysis -- Civilisation and its dream of contentment: reflections on the unity of humankind -- Psychoanalysis and social democracy: a tale of two developments -- A brief history of prejudice studies -- Reflections on women and psychoanalysis -- Sexual diversity in cosmopolitan perspective -- Women and children first! -- Psychobiography and character study: a reflection

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