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  • Dehumanizing Social Sciences

    Dehumanizing Social Sciences

    "Highlighting the inherent error and mindlessness of neuroscience and neurobiology without the countervailing and necessary tension of contemporary psychoanalytic theory..." --Michael A. Diamond

  • Evil and Open Secrets

    "While the intentionally hidden secret remains an important issue in 21st century governance, the ‘‘open secret’’ has become much more common and just as common, if not more, difficult to deal with."

  • Psychoanalysis, Gender, and Culture

    Psychoanalysis, Gender, and Culture

    "Creating a dialogue between feminism, anthropology, and psychoanalysis, she holds that feminism, anthropology, and other cultural theories require that psychoanalysts take seriously how cultural meanings help to constitute psychic life."

  • Psychoanalytic Studies of Organizations

    Psychoanalytic Studies of Organizations

    "I suggest for those reading this review that there is an overarching theme present in the book – that of coping with, defending against, managing and containing anxiety. Each of the papers in its own way directly or indirectly addresses the anxiety organization members may feel in surrendering to an organization, and the often unpredictable, chaotic and even pathological nature of organizations that promotes anxiety."