The Political Psyche

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Routledge, 1993 - Psychology - 380 pages
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What can depth psychology and politics offer each other? In The Political Psyche Andrew Samuels shows how the inner journey of analysis and psychotherapy and the passionate political convictions of the outer world are linked. He brings an acute psychological perspective to bear on public themes such as the market economy, environmentalism, nationalism, and anti-semitism. But, true to his aim of setting in motion a two-way process between depth psychology and politics, he also lay bare the hidden politics of the father, the male body, and of men's issue generally. A special feature of the book is an international survey into what analysts and psychotherapists do when their patients/clients bring overtly political material into the clinical setting. The results, including what the respondents reveal about their own political attitudes, destabilize any preconceived notions about the political sensitivity of analysis and psychotherapy.

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Andrew Samuels - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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PROSPECTS FOR THE POLITICAL PSYCHE. 7th October 2006 ... The Political Psyche. The conference will institute a biennial Lecture Series bearing Andrew's name ...
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Publications by Andrew Samuels, The Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies
(This material can be read in Chapters 12 and 13 of The Political Psyche, 1993a. ..... I show in ‘The Political Psyche’ how contemporary clinical theorising ...
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Samuels, A. (1993) The Political Psyche. London and New York: Routledge. Wilde, O. (1891) The soul of man under socialism. In Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. ...
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About the author (1993)

Andrew Samuels is a professional member of the Society of Analytical Psychology, London. He teaches at several centers for analysis, psychotherapy, and counseling, and is also in private practice. he is the author of "Jung and the Post-Jungians" and coauthor of "A Critical Dictionary of Jungian Analysis".

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