Critical Psychology

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Juta and Company Ltd, 2004 - 657 pages
Offers a broad introduction to critical psychology and explores the socio-political contexts of post-apartheid South Africa. This title expands on the theoretical resources usually referred to in the field of critical psychology by providing substantive discussions on Black Consciousness, Post-colonialism and Africanist forms of critique.
 

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Table des matières

The basic coordinates
10
Psychological imperialism
16
An African perspective
24
Do we need an Africanbased psychology?
30
The notion of vitality or life force
42
Criticisms of the selfincommunity
48
Frantz Fanon Steve Biko psychopolitics
84
Fanon and the psychoanalysis of racism
115
Critical reflections on community and psychology
316
The role of collective action in the prevention
335
About black psychology
389
Forms of practice
415
Activity Theory as a framework for psychological
425
Participatory Action Research and local knowledge
445
Emotional processes in political
465
Analysing a Lovelines text
487

Psychoanalysis and critical psychology
139
Marxism and critical psychology
162
Psychology and the regulation of gender
187
Foucault disciplinary power and the critical prehistory
210
Governmentality and technologies of subjectivity
239
The South African context
273
The critical research endeavour
523
Human development in underdeveloped contexts
540
Liberation psychology
559
Bibliography
603
Index
645
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Derek Hook teaches at the London School of Economics. Peace Kiguwa teaches in the psychology department at the University of the Witwatersrand. Nhlanhla Mkhize and Anthony Collins teach in the psychology department at the University of Natal. Ian Parker is a professor of psychology in the discourse unit at Manchester Metropolitan University. Erica Burman is a professor of psychology and women's studies at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Floretta Boonzaier is a research associate in the department of psychology at the University of Cape Town. Peace Kiguwa teaches psychology at the School of Human and Community Development at the University of Witwatersrand-Johannesburg. Tamara Shefer is the director of women and gender studies and an associate professor of psychology at the University of the Western Cape-Cape Town.

Ian Parker is Professor of Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University and Secretary of Manchester Psychoanalytic Matrix. He is a practicing psychoanalyst, member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research, the London Society of the New Lacanian School, and the College of Psychoanalysts, UK.

Erica Burman is Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology and Women's Studies at The Manchester Metropolitan University. Her publications include Deconstructing Developmental Psychology (1994), Challenging Women: Psychology's Exclusions, Feminist Possibilities (co-authored, 1996) Psychology Discourse Practice: From Regulation to Resistance (co-authored, 1997) and Culture, Power and Difference (co-edited, 1997).

CONTRIBUTORS OUTSIDE WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Lisa Bird" University of Wellington

"Frigga Haug "Berlin

"Gordana Jovanovic "University of Belgrade

"Amanda Kottler "University of Cape Town

"Ann Levett "University of Cape Town

"Margot Pujal i Llombert "Universitat Autonoma Barcelona

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