Politics on the couch : citizenship and the internal life

by Andrew Samuels

Book, 2001

Status

Available

Call number

APJA

Call number

APJA

Publication

New York : Other Press 2001.

Physical description

xvi, 235 p.; 22 cm

Local notes

This is an accessible, lucid and stimulating account of the hidden psychology of politics and the hidden politics of the psyche. It is packed with original and imaginative ideas on economics, nationalism, "good-enough" leadership, the citizen and the state, women and men, fatherhood, and the citizen as a "therapist of the world". The author offers trenchant and timely critiques of the crisis in contemporary politics. The book will be important for politicians, people in management studies and the media, members of the therapy world, and all political activists.
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