Sexuality - Harding: Psychoanalytic Perspectives [NOOK Book]

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According to the popular imagination, psychoanalysis is about men wanting to sleep with their mothers and women wanting penises. Sexuality: Psychoanalytic Perspectives tells a different story about what has happened to sex in psychoanalysis over the past century.
In the book, a range of distinguished contributors challenge the view that sexuality is nothing other than historically and culturally determined. Introducing the ideas of sexuality from the viewpoint of a number of ...
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Sexuality - Harding: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

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Overview

According to the popular imagination, psychoanalysis is about men wanting to sleep with their mothers and women wanting penises. Sexuality: Psychoanalytic Perspectives tells a different story about what has happened to sex in psychoanalysis over the past century.
In the book, a range of distinguished contributors challenge the view that sexuality is nothing other than historically and culturally determined. Introducing the ideas of sexuality from the viewpoint of a number of theoretical schools, they then go on to offer contemporary psychoanalytic views of
* Sexuality in childhood
* Female and male sexuality (heterosexual and homosexual)
* Sexual perversions
Sexuality: Psychoanalytic Perspectives is a comprehensive introduction to the subject, covering its development over the last 100 years, and bringing it up to date for the 21st century. The book will make enlightening and essential reading for both professional and students involved in psychoanalyis, psychotherapy and counselling.
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Ten contributions from British psychoanalysts discuss sexuality from the viewpoint of a number of theoretical schools. A sampling of topics includes sexuality in English and French psychoanalysis, the Jungian perspective, childhood and adolescent sexuality, women's and men's sexuality (heterosexual and homosexual), and the Oedipus complex. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134598953
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/2/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 372 KB

Meet the Author

Celia Harding is a psychodynamic counsellor and psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice in East London. She is a member of and Trainig Therapist for, the Foundation of Psychotherapy and Counselling (WPF). She has organised and run courses for professional counsellors and psychotherapists belonging to FPC for the past eight years. She is a Founder Member and Secretary of the Association for Psychotherapy in East London (APEL).

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Table of Contents

Notes on the contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Making sense of sexuality 1
1 Locating and relocating psychoanalytic ideas of sexuality 18
2 Sexuality and object relations 35
3 'No sex, please - we're British': sexuality in English and French psychoanalysis 52
4 The madness of love: a Jungian perspective on sexuality 69
5 Of bodies and babies: sexuality and sexual theories in childhood and adolescence 86
6 Women's sexuality in the new millennium 104
7 Celebrating the phallus 121
8 The internal couple and the Oedipus complex in the development of sexual identity and sexual perversion 137
9 Genital and phallic homosexuality 153
10 The power of sex 170
Index 189
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