The colonization of psychic space : a psychoanalytic social theory of oppression / Kelly Oliver
- Oliver, Kelly, 1958-
- Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- xxiv, 245 pages ; 23 cm
- Introduction : why turn to psychoanalysis for a social theory of oppression? -- European alienation as the perverse privilege of the modern subject -- Alienation's double as the burden of the othered subject -- Colonial abjection and the transmission of affect -- Humanism beyond the economy of property -- The fluidity of power -- The affects of oppression -- The depressed sex -- Sublimation and subjectivity -- Idealization, revolt, and singularity -- Forgiveness and subjectivity -- Conclusion : the ethics of psychoanalysis; or, forgiveness as an alternative to alienation.
- 081664473X (hardcover : alk. paper)
0816644748 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-232) and index.
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