Psychoanalytic Politics: Freud's French Revolution

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Basic Books, 1978 - France - 278 pages
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This book is aimed at anyone interested in the history of the '60s and '70s in france, in how psychoanalysis (especially Lacanian psychoanalysis) became at that time 'the thing to do'. After May '68 ... Read full review

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The Social Roots of Psychoanalytic Culture
Reinventing Freud in France
May 1968 and Psychoanalytic Ideology

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About the author (1978)

Sherry Turkle is Abby Rockefeller Mauz? Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT and Founder and Director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. A psychoanalytically trained sociologist and psychologist, she is the author of "The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit" (Twentieth Anniversary Edition, MIT Press), "Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet, " and "Psychoanalytic Politics: Jacques Lacan and Freud's French Revolution." She is the editor of "Evocative Objects: Things We Think With, Falling for Science: Objects in Mind, " and "The Inner History of Devices, " all three published by the MIT Press.

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