Shadow of the Other: Intersubjectivity and Gender in Psychoanalysis / Edition 1 by Jessica Benjamin | 9780415912372 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Shadow of the Other: Intersubjectivity and Gender in Psychoanalysis / Edition 1

Shadow of the Other: Intersubjectivity and Gender in Psychoanalysis / Edition 1

by Jessica Benjamin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415912377

ISBN-13: 9780415912372

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Shadow of the Other is a discussion of how the individual has two sorts of relationships with an "other"—other beings, other individuals. The first regards the other as an entirely different being from oneself, but one which is still recognizable. The second understands and recognizes this other by its function as a repository of

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Shadow of the Other is a discussion of how the individual has two sorts of relationships with an "other"—other beings, other individuals. The first regards the other as an entirely different being from oneself, but one which is still recognizable. The second understands and recognizes this other by its function as a repository of characteristics cast from oneself.

In recognizing how this dual relationship is reconciled within the self, and its implications in male/female relations, Jessica Benjamin continues her exploration of intersubjectivity and gender, taking up questions of contemporary debates in feminist theory and psychoanalysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415912372
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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