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The Importance of Disappointment - Ian Craib

The Importance of Disappointment

By: Ian Craib

Hardcover Published: 22nd September 1994
ISBN: 9780415093828
Number Of Pages: 216

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This sane and insightful discussion explores the nature of identity in late modern societies to criticize the way in which psychotherapy has become an ideology of late modernity and to emphasize the importance of negative' messages in psychoanalytic theory.

Cutting Out Gingerbread People
The Organisation of Mourning
Psychoanalysis as the Theory of Disappointment
Looking on the Bright Side
The Organisation of Social Life
The Fragmentation of Everyday Life
The Powerful Self and Its Illusions
The Disappointments of Identity: What Sort of Man
The False Self of Late Modernity
The Disappointed Self
The Values of Psychoanalysis
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ISBN: 9780415093828
ISBN-10: 0415093821
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 22nd September 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1