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Women's aggressive fantasies : a post-Jungian exploration of self-hatred, love and agency / Sue Austin.

Author/Creator:
Austin, Sue., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (287 p.)
Subjects:
Women -- Psychology.
Aggressiveness.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
How can a woman's self-hatred contain the seeds of her psychological growth?Can aggressive energies form the basis of recovery from eating disorders?Women's Aggressive Fantasies examines the roles of aggressive fantasies and impulses in contemporary women's lives. Such impulses have previously been overlooked by psychoanalysis, feminism and depth psychology when, Sue Austin argues, they should occupy a central position.Drawing together apparently disparate strands of theory from feminism, critical psychology, contemporary psychoanalysis and post-Jungian thought, th
Contents:
Book Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 A different way of looking at aggression; Chapter 2 The telos of aggression: a post-Jungian perspective; Chapter 3 Identity nightmares and a methodology in the madness; Chapter 4 Transgressing rational identity; Chapter 5 Explosive visibility; Chapter 6 Eating disorders and the telos of aggression; Chapter 7 Aggressive energies and relationships; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-258) and index.
ISBN:
1-135-44501-X
1-280-28147-2
9786610281473
0-203-08700-3
OCLC:
475963973
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203087008 doi
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