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Psychoanalysis and the global

Psychoanalysis and the global

Author: Ilan Kapoor
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
Series: Cultural geographies + rewriting the Earth.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the hole at the heart of the ""glObal"", meaning the instability and indecipherability that lies at the hub of globalization. The contributors use psychoanalysis to expose the unconscious  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Kapoor
ISBN: 9781496206800 1496206800 9781496207326 1496207327
OCLC Number: 1020294841
Description: xxxiv, 303 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Ilan Kapoor --
Libidinal economy and political economy --
Faith, fantasy, and crisis : racialized financial discipline in Europe / Dan Bousfield --
The logic of humiliation in financial conquest / Maureen Sioh --
Beyond the end of the world : breaking attachment to a dying planet / Robert Fletcher --
Integrative and responsive desires : resources for an alternative political economy / Eleanor MacDonald --
Cultural anxieties --
"I love death" : war in Syria and the anxiety of the other / Anna Secor --
Empowering women: a symptom of development? / Chizu Sato --
Architectural enjoyment : Lefebvre and Lacan / Lucas Pohl --
Anamorphosis of capital : black holes, gothic monsters, and the will of God / Japhy Wilson --
The global in the local : desire, resistance and the city --
A feminist psychoanalytic perspective on glass architecture in Singapore / Nathan F. Bullock --
City life : glorification, desire and the unconscious size fetish / Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn and Rubia R. Valente --
Corruption, left castration, and the decay of an urban popular movement in Brazil : a melancholy story / Pieter de Vries --
The pervert vs. the hysteric : politics at Tahrir Square / Ilan Kapoor --
Epilogue: affect and the global rise of populism / Ilan Kapoor --
Contributors --
Series Title: Cultural geographies + rewriting the Earth.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Ilan Kapoor.


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"For any geographer interested in the potential usefulness of political psychoanalysis in geography, this book is 'the (Real) Thing'. This anthology proves not only that the theories are compatible, Read more...

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