Overview

Drawing on vivid examples, Renata Salecl argues that what really produces anxiety is the attempt to get rid of it. Erudite and compelling - essential reading for anyone interested in philosophy, psychology and the cultural phenomenon of anxiety.
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Overview

Drawing on vivid examples, Renata Salecl argues that what really produces anxiety is the attempt to get rid of it. Erudite and compelling - essential reading for anyone interested in philosophy, psychology and the cultural phenomenon of anxiety.
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'A deft application of psychoanalytic insights to very everyday and quite familiar human situations ... a revealing and insightful way of looking at the contemporary world where they are imaginatively viewed through the lens of anxiety.' - Juliet Flower MacCannell, University of California
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203508282
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/16/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 437 KB

Meet the Author

Renata Salecl is currently Visiting professor in the Literature department at Duke University and Centennial Professor in the department of Law at the LSE. Her full time position is senior researcher at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana in Slovenia.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Anxiety at times of war
Ch. 2 Success in failure, or how hypercapitalism relies on people's feeling of inadequacy
Ch. 3 Love anxieties
Ch. 4 Anxiety of motherhood
Ch. 5 Can testimony offer a cure for anxiety?
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