Death's Dream Kingdom: The American Psyche Since 9-11

Death's Dream Kingdom: The American Psyche Since 9-11

by Davis Walter
     
 

New expanded edition of a classic anthropology title that examines ethnicity as a dynamic and shifting aspect of social relations.See more details below

Overview

New expanded edition of a classic anthropology title that examines ethnicity as a dynamic and shifting aspect of social relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745324685
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
02/14/2006
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Walter A. Davis is Professor Emeritus in the Department of English at Ohio State University. He is the author of six previous books, including Inwardness and Existence: Subjectivity in/and Hegel, Heidegger, Marx and Freud (University of Wisconsin Press, 1989) and Deracination: Historicity, Hiroshima, and the Tragic Imperative (SUNY Press, 2001).

Table of Contents

1911- America3
2Living in death's dream kingdom : the psychotic core of capitalist ideology11
3Passion of the Christ in Abu Ghraib23
4Weapons of mass destruction found in Iraq45
5A humanistic response to 9-11 : Robert Jay Lifton, or the nostalgia for guarantees67
6A postmodernist response to 9-11 : Slavoj Zizek, or the Jouissance of an abstract Hegelian75
7Bible says : the psychology of Christian fundamentalism121
8The psychodynamics of terror151
9Evil : as psychological process and as philosophic concept165
10Men of good will : toward an ethic of the tragic219

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