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Psychoanalytic Theory: An Introduction (Hardcover)

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Influential, exciting and often controversial, psychoanalytic theory has had a major impact in the humanities and social sciences.

In a new edition of this classic book, Anthony Elliott masterfully introduces the reader to psychoanalytic theory.

- Discusses leading psychoanalytic theorists - from Freud to Lacan, Klein to Kristeva, Zizek to Laplanche;
- Examines the political and cultural dimensions of psychoanalytic studies, from feminism to postmodernism; and
- Contains new material on Lacanian and post-Lacanian theory, the post-Kleinian psychoanalyst Wilfred Bion, psychoanalytic feminism and deconstructive psychoanalysis.

Written by one of the world's leading social theorists, this engaging and influential text is essential reading for anyone wanting to learn about psychoanalytic theory and its cultural importance in our lives.

New to this Edition:
- New and fully revised edition with new material on theories

About the Author


Anthony Elliott is Director of the Hawke Research Institute and Research Professor of Sociology at the University of South Australia. A prominent social theorist, sociologist and public intellectual, he is the author and editor of 40 books, translated in over a dozen languages.Anthony Elliott is Director of the Hawke Research Institute and Research Professor of Sociology at the University of South Australia. A prominent social theorist, sociologist and public intellectual, he is the author and editor of 40 books, translated in over a dozen languages.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137300829
ISBN-10: 1137300825
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2015
Pages: 216
Language: English