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Explorations in Psychoanalytic Ethnography
Edited by Jadran Mimica
256 pages, 27 illus., bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-84545-402-9 $34.95/£27.95 / Pb / Published (May 2007)
eISBN 978-0-85745-694-6 eBook
Whereas most anthropological research is grounded in social, cultural and biological analysis of the human condition, this volume opens up a different approach: its concerns are the psychic depths of human cultural life-worlds as explored through psycho-analytic practice and/or the psychoanalytically framed ethnographic project. In fact, some contributors here argue that the anthropological interpretation of human existence is not sustainable without psychoanalysis; others take a less extreme radical stance but still maintain that the unconscious matrix of the human psyche and of the intersubjective (social) reality of any given cultural life-world is a vital domain of anthropological and sociological inquiry and understanding.
Jadran Mimica lectures in Anthropology at the University of Sydney.
Subject: Theory and MethodologySociology
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