Psychosocial studies challenges the traditions of psychology and sociology from a genuinely transdisciplinary perspective. The book reflects this agenda in its varied theoretical and empirical strands, producing a newly contextualised and restless body of understanding of how 'psychic' and 'social' processes intertwine.
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Table of Contents
Foreword; Judith Butler1. Touching Time: Maintenance, Endurance, Care; Lisa Baraitser2. Indefinite Delay: On (Post) Apartheid Temporality; Derek Hook3. From Event to Criticality? A Study of Heidegger, Lacan, Benjamin and Derrida; Margarita Palacios4. The Circus of (Male) Ageing: Philp Roth and the Perils of Masculinity; Lynne Segal5. Re-Thinking Vulnerability and Resilience Through a Psychosocial Reading of Shakespeare; Elizabeth Chapman Hoult6. The Demise of the Analogue Mind: Digital Primal Fantasies and the Technologies of Loss-less-ness; Amber Jacobs7. The Vicissitudes of Postcolonial Citizenship and Belonging in Late Liberalism; Sasha Roseneil8. Knowing and Not Knowing: Implicatory Denial and Defence Mechanisms in Response to Human Rights Abuses; Bruna Seu9. What We are Left With: Psychoanalytic Endings; Stephen Frosh?