By Lewis Aron,Karen Starr
How did psychoanalysis come to outline itself as being various from psychotherapy? How have racism, homophobia, misogyny and anti-Semitism converged within the construction of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis? Is psychoanalysis psychotherapy? Is psychoanalysis a "Jewish science"?
Inspired via the revolutionary and humanistic origins of psychoanalysis, Lewis Aron and Karen Starr pursue Freud's demand psychoanalysis to be a "psychotherapy for the people." They current a cultural background targeting how psychoanalysis has regularly outlined itself when it comes to an "other." first and foremost, that different was once hypnosis and advice; later it was once psychotherapy. The authors hint a sequence of binary oppositions, each one outlined hierarchically, that have plagued the background of psychoanalysis. Tracing reverberations of racism, anti-Semitism, misogyny, and homophobia, they convey that psychoanalysis, linked to phallic masculinity, penetration, heterosexuality, autonomy, and tradition, used to be outlined against recommendation and psychotherapy, that have been noticeable as selling dependence, female passivity, and relationality. Aron and Starr deconstruct those dichotomies, best the way in which for a go back to Freud's revolutionary imaginative and prescient, during which psychoanalysis, outlined commonly and flexibly, is revitalized for a brand new era.
A Psychotherapy for the People can be of curiosity to psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, scientific psychologists, psychiatrists--and their patients--and to these learning feminism, cultural reviews and Judaism.
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