Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 
Book — 1 online resource (xxii, 349 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface, Paul Kingsbury and Steve Pile-- Introduction: the unconscious, transference, drives, repetition and other things tied to geography, Paul Kingsbury and Steve Pile. Part I Histories and Practices: Freud in the field: psychoanalysis, fieldwork and geographical imaginations in interwar Cambridge, Laura Cameron and John Forrester-- On Freud's geographies, Liz Bondi-- Consulting rooms: notes towards a historical geography of the psychoanalytic setting, Felicity Callard-- 'Worlding' psychoanalytic insights: unpicking R.D. Laing's geographies, Cheryl McGeachan-- Mapping trauma: topography to topology, Virginia L. Blum and Anna J. Secor. Part II Psychic Life and its Spaces: Geographies of psychic life, Joyce Davidson and Hester Parr-- A distributed unconscious: The Hangover, what happens in Vegas and whether it stays there or not, Steve Pile-- 'Or does it explode?' Psychoanalytic geographies of violence and creativity in a small Mexican city, Karen Rodriguez-- 'Tehrangeles', CA: the aesthetics of shame, Nazanin Naraghi-- Psychoanalysis and the geography of the Anthropocene: fantasy, oil addiction and the politics of global warming, Stephen Healy. Part III The Technologies of Becoming a Subject: When 1+1 does not equal
2: childhood sexuality and Laplanche's enigmatic signifier, Mary E. Thomas-- Towards a psychoanalytic geopolitics: the militarization of public schooling in the USA, Ian G.R. Shaw, Jared Powell and Jessica De La Ossa-- 'Welcome home our military sisters': sexual difference and female veterans with PTSD, Deborah Thien-- Periscope down! Charting masculine sexuation in submarine films, Jesse Proudfoot and Paul Kingsbury. Part IV Social Life and its Discontents: 'Race', imperializing geographies of the machine, and psychoanalysis, Heidi J. Nast-- A small narrow space: postcolonial territorialization and the libidinal economy, Maureen Sioh-- The uncanny in the beauty salon, Elizabeth R. Straughan-- What does it mean for young women to get drunk? A Kleinian perspective on young women's relationship with alcohol, Melissa Stepney-- Gender, sexuality, and race in the Lacanian mirror: urinary segregation and the bodily ego, Sheila L. Cavanagh. Index.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Psychoanalytic Geographies is a unique, path-breaking volume and a core text for anyone seeking to grasp how psychoanalysis helps us understand fundamental geographical questions, and how geographical understandings can offer new ways of thinking psychoanalytically. Elaborating on a variety of psychoanalytic approaches that embrace geographical imaginations and a commitment toward spatial thinking, this book demonstrates the breadth, depth, and vitality of cutting edge work in psychoanalytic geographies and presents readers with as wide a set of options as possible for taking psychoanalysis forward in their own work. It covers a wide range of themes and perspectives in terms of theoretical approaches such as Freudian, Lacanian, Kristevan, and Irigarayian; conceptual issues such as space, power, identity, culture, political economy, colonialism, ethics, and aesthetics; disciplinary insights including Geography, English, Sexuality Studies, and History of Science; as well as empirical contexts such as the reception of psychoanalysis in early twentieth century England, psychoanalytic geographies of violence and creativity in a small Mexican city, visual cultures of second-generation Iranian artists living in Los Angeles, and the hysterical underpinnings of climate change scepticism. (source: Nielsen Book Data)