Relational Psychoanalysis, V. 3: New Voices / Edition 1by Melanie Suchet
Relational psychoanalysis has revivified psychoanalytic discourse by attesting to the analyst's multidimensional subjectivity and then showing how this subjectivity opens to deeper insights about the experience of analysis. Volume 3 of the Relational Psychoanalysis Book Series enlarges this ongoing project in significant ways. Here, leading relational/b>… See more details below
Relational psychoanalysis has revivified psychoanalytic discourse by attesting to the analyst's multidimensional subjectivity and then showing how this subjectivity opens to deeper insights about the experience of analysis. Volume 3 of the Relational Psychoanalysis Book Series enlarges this ongoing project in significant ways. Here, leading relational theorists explore the cultural, racial, class-conscious, gendered, and even traumatized anlagen of the self as pathways to clinical understanding.
Relational Psychoanalysis: New Voices is especially a forum for new relational voices and new idioms of relational discourse. Established writers, Muriel Dimen, Sue Grand, and Ruth Stein among them, utilize aspects of their own subjectivity to illuminate heretofore neglected dimensions of cultural experience, of trauma, and of clinical stalemate. A host of new voices applies relational thinking to aspects of race, class, and politics as they emerge in the clinical situation.
The contributors to Relational Psychoanalysis: New Voices are boldly unconventional – in their topics, in their modes of discourse, and in their innovative and often courageous uses of self. Collectively, they convey the ever widening scope of the relational sensibility. The "relational turn" keeps turning.
Table of Contents
Part I: New Forms of Writing, Seasoned Voices. Aron, The Tree of Knowledge: Good and Evil. Crastnopol, Uneasy Intimacy: A Siren's Call. Dimen, Ma Vie En Rose: A Meditation. Grand, Unsexed and Ungendered Bodies: The Violated Self. Harris, The House of Difference: Enactment, A Play in Three Scenes. Stein, Waystations on a Psychoanalytic Journey. Part II: New Ideas, New Voices. Botticelli, Return of the Repressed: Class in Psychoanalytic Process. Cheng, Intimate Refusals: Racial Melancholia and the Politics of Objecthood. Eng & Han, Desegregating Love: Transnational Adoption, Racial Reparation, and Racial Transitional Objects. Gentile, Resisting to Survive or Self-destructing to Resist? The Ongoing Paradox of Transformation. Grossmark, From Familiar Chaos to Coherence: Unformulated Experience and Enactment in Group Psychotherapy. Hartman, Class Unconscious: From Dialectical Materialism to Relational Material. Hewitt, Self/Object and Individual/Society: The 'Two Logics' of Psychoanalysis. Part III: Experiments in a New Key. Cheuvront, Jr., Eternal Return: Development, Repetition, and Time. Cole, The HIV-Positive Analyst: Identifying the Other. Roth & Freedgood, Never Mind the Equipment: A Brief and Somewhat Eccentric Interrogation of the Homo in Sexuality. Silverman, Where We Both Have Lived. Straker, Enter the Perverse. Suchet, Transitions.
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