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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... contemporary cultural materials (classics like the movies of John Waters and the early performances of Bette Midler, as well as such recent works as Zadie Smith’s novel White Teeth , the television show Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! , and music videos by Fergie, Nicki Minaj, and Psy) and show how this...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
... point in their lives, the NIMH predicts, most people have suffered or will suffer from depression. Reigning neurochemical, cognitive, and psy- chiatric understandings of depression emphasize function and dysfunction, but I would like to mobilize the idea that depression represents an affect that...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
... imposition and neoliberal reform. Just as state industries were privatized in rapid-­fire succession, the psy boom provided new idioms for aligning market demands and self-­development. The new possibilities that psychological self-­work has opened up have been (perhaps predictably) unevenly...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
... racial melancholia as well as a reading of Freud’s essays on femininity and the negative Oedipus complex, I explore questions of origin and the psy- chic genealogy of Borshay Liem’s maternal dilemma. I recognize that Borshay Liem’s documentary represents a singular set of experiences that may at...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... sublimation? Reparation, as Jacqueline Rose points out, has “often come to serve in the Kleinian corpus as a solution to difficulties — of negativity, causality, and knowledge.”20 As such, how might we evaluate this psy- chic transaction, this psychic leap of...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... all can — ­perhaps will — ­be used to generate psychological profiles of us when our behavior is judged abnormal.21 The “doubling of psychiatry,” or what Foucault calls the “psy- ­function” of so many modern institutions, is generally a...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 87–103.
Published: 01 September 2000
... contested and central operative concepts in Asad’s analysis is narrative, and he con- ceives of “the West” itself as a now universal “project” that produces the conflicted history same “stories” everywhere.17 If for Nandy “the West” is a particular psy...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Disorder in the New Republic (New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 2002). 19. Valverde, Diseases of the Will. See also Boyer, “Sin and Sanity.” 20. G. E. Berrios and M. Gili, “The Will and Its Disorders,” History of Psy- chiatry 6...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2001
... history of U.S. clinical psy- choanalysis “was characterized by an increasingly moralistic tone and a growing emphasis on conventional social values,” part and parcel of an increasingly “adaptational” focus on the “whole...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 13–24.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., 2003), 343 – 71; Paul Gilroy, Postcolonial Melancholia ( New York: Columbia University Press, 2005); Anne Anlin Cheng, The Melancholy of Race: Psy- choanalysis, Assimilation, and Hidden Grief (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001). 2. Sigmund Freud, “Mourning and Melancholia,” in General...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... discur- sive formation that arises epistemologically. In that text, he engages psy- choanalysis as the domain of sexuality, using psychoanalysis to account for the hysterization of women’s bodies, the pedagogization of children’s sex, Social Text 84–85, Vol...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... The term jouissance indicates, in the Lacanian psy- choanalysis, the “perverse pleasure” that the subject derives from her or his own symptom. As pleasure that is impossible, jouissance signifies the ambivalence that the subject experiences in relation to his or her...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
... it after the crash. They accepted the new world but did not embrace it. It still made them nervous.”29 Rather than treating this statement as an inference about mass psy- chology, it may be more interesting to understand it within a phenome- nology...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 77–95.
Published: 01 September 2012
... relatively easy for me to show that in the French Antilles 97 per cent of the families cannot produce one Oedipal neurosis.”27 Importantly, however, he does not use this to dismantle psy- choanalysis altogether; rather, he uses it as an example of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... more miserable human being,” the father of American psy- chology asserted in the Principles, “than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision, and for whom the lighting of every cigar, the drinking of every cup, the time of rising and going to bed every day, and the begin- ning of every bit...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 81–107.
Published: 01 March 2000
... people with psy- chological problems are the ones who need it, when actually other people do as well but are deterred by the program’s conditions and requirements. This sad irony of the medicalization of welfare highlights...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2001