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Free Associations

Editor: Robert M. Young


Free Associations is a, if not the, leading periodical on the non-clinical aspects of psychoanalysis and related psychodynamic approaches to psychotherapy, groups, politics, institutions, culture.


Contributions of note have included interviews with John Bowlby, Cornelius Castoriades, Jean Laplanche, Harold Searles, Michael Fordham, Vlamik Volkan, Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen. Forthcoming ones include Jonathan Pedder and Leo Abse.

There have been articles on John LeCarre, popular culture, 'Alein', Shakespeare, torture, psychoanalysis in Eastern Europe, social dreaming, Bion on group relations, the politics of psychoanalysis, Laing and Cooper, training gays and lesbians, children's fiction, Freud's relations with Jung, the work of Harold Searles. A forthcoming one focuses on psychoanalysis and art.

Editor: Robert M. Young Managing Editor: Paul Gordon

Editorial Board: David Armstrong, Sheila Ernst, Karl Figlio, Stephen Frosh, Susie Godsil, Lawrence Gould, Tirril Harris, Christoph Hering, R. D. Hinshelwood, Paul Hoggett, Elaine Jordan, Gordon Lawrence, Les Levidow, Meira Likierman, David Mayers, Adam Phillips, Barry Richards, Margaret Rustin, Michael Rustin, Ann Scott, Amal Treacher, Julia Vellicott, Margot Waddell, Valerie Walkerdine, Tara Weeramanthri, Jean White

Editorial Advisory Board: Peter Barham, Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel, Helmut Dahmer, Jean Bethke Elshtain, André Green, James Grotstein, David Ingleby, Russell Jacoby, Joel Kovel, Terry A. Kupers, Jean Laplanche, Emilio Modena, Claire Pajaczkowska, Jean Radford, Harold Searles, Michael Vannoy Adams, Robert Wallerstein, Eugene V. Wolfenstein


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CONTENTS OF BACK ISSUES OF FREE ASSOCIATIONS

(O/P means out of print)

Pilot Issue (O/P) ’Editorial’ by the Radical Science Collective; ‘No Easy Answers’ by Robert M. Young; ‘Remembering Social Amnesia’ by Russell Jacoby; ’Our Own Worst Enemies: Unconscious Factors in Female Disadvantage’ by Jane Temperley; ’The Ambivalence of Psychoanalysis’ by David Ingleby; ‘Bion’s The Long Weekend by Margot Waddell; ’Civil Defence and Psychic Defence’ by Barry Richards; ’Psychoanalysis and Social Justice’ by Michael Rustin; ‘Freud's Exegesis of the Soul’ by Karl Figlio; ‘The Art of the Possible’ by Stephen Robinson; ’On Being a Marxist Psychoanalyst (and a Psychoanalytic Marxist)’ by Joel Kovel.

FA 1 'The Establishment of Female Genitality' by, Joan Cornwell. 'Therapeutic Intervention in Working-Class Communities' by Paul Hoggett and Julian Lousada. 'Sexual Contradictions: On Freud, Psychoanalysis and Feminism' by Janet Sayers. 'Being a Parent' by Alan Shuttleworth. 'The Tiger and "O": a Reading of Bion's Memoir and Autobiography' by Meg Harris Williams.

FA 2 Questions of Training R.D.Hinshelwood. Objects are Not People Gregorio Kohon. The Ego Ideal and the Psychology of Groups Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel. True and False Aesthetics Prince Masud Khan. The Babel of Therapies Rosemary Davies. The Bridge Foundation for Psychotherapy and the Arts Sally Box. Face values: A Preliminary Look at One Aspect of Adolescent Subculture Valerie Sinason. On Love and Language Claire Pajaczkowska. Fantasy and History in the Study of Childhood L.J.Jordanova. Mental Management: The Origins of Psychiatry Roger Smith. A Defence of Children's Fiction: Another Reading of Peter Pan Michael Rustin.

FA 3 Winnicott Working in Areas Where Psychotic Anxieties Predominate: a Personal Record Margaret I. Little. The Politics of the Self Barry Richards. Freedom and Independence: On the Psychoanalysis of Political Commitment Paul Parin. The Idealization of Dying Anna Witham. Questions of 'Training'? A Contribution From a Peripatetic Cousin Deryck Dyne.

FA 4 Lolita and Kleinian Psychoanalysis Barnett J.Sokol. The experience of having a baby: a developmental view Dana Birkstead-Breen. A 'dual materialism' R.D.Hinshelwood. Literary Criticism and Psychoanalysis: partners or millstones? Valerie Sinason. Freud and Philosophy Ian Craib.Why Freud or Reich? Joel Kovel. Marriages brought into the consulting-room and the transference interpretation Roderick Peters. Aspects of Longing Paul Hoggett. On not knowing all the answers Margaret Arden.

FA 5 A chance for psychoanalysis to change: the Zürich Psychoanalytical Seminar as an example Emilio Modena. Eclecticism: the impossible project - a response to Deryck Dyne R.D.Hinshelwood. The Milan systematic approach to family therapy: an overview Marco Chiesa. On the psychodynamics of drug dependence A.Limentani. Psychoanalysis in non-clinical contexts: on The Art of Captaincy Isabel Menzies Lyth. Schizophrenia and history Terry A.Kupers. Interpretation: fresh insight or cliché? Patrick Casement. Psychological practice and social democracy Barry Richards.

FA 6 (O/P) Freud: Scientist and/or humanist Robert M.Young. An interview with John Bowlby on the origins and reception of his work John Bowlby, Karl Figlio and Robert Young. Mental health reforms: some contrasts between Britain and Italy Anne Rogers and David Pilgrim. The dual potential of brief psychotherapy Terry A.Kupers. In the analytic theatre Stephen Kurtz. 'The Ancient Mariner': opium, the saboteur of self-therapy Arthur Hyatt Williams.

FA 7 Mourning, the analyst and the analysand W.Clifford M.Scott. Military Mobilizations of the unconscious Barry Richards. A masterpiece on murder Arthur Hyatt Williams. Beyond the analytic attitude: radical aims and psychoanalytic psychotherapy Stephen Frosh. The formation and deformation of identity during psychoanalytic training J.Steltzer. Squid and projective identification Jan Benowitz Eigner. An overview of self-psychology Ronald Baker. Grief and mourning in Tennyson's 'In Memoriam' Victoria Hamilton.

FA 8 What does it mean to be a man? Séan Cathie. Analytic group work in a boys' comprehensive school Jane Ellwood and Margaret Oke. Hypnosis in psychotherapy in the 1980s Hellmut W.A.Karle. Dementia and its pathology: in brain, mind or society? Tom Kitwood. Some thoughts on torture Silvia Amati. When the doodling stops or the analyst and his/her health Joanne Wieland-Burston. A discussion of 'Mourning, the analyst and the analysand', by W.Clifford M.Scott J.B.Boulanger.

FA 9 Charles Darwin's 'insufferable grief' Ralph Colp, Jr. The Marilyn Monroe Children's Fund and the work of the Tavistock Clinic. The year 2000: a psychoanalytic perspective on the fantasy of the new millenium Andrea Sabbadini. The crisis of fatherhood Gavin Smith. Bruce Springsteen and the crisis of masculinity Barry Richards. A triumph of the will Trista Selous. Psychoanalysis, philosophical realism, and the new sociology of science Michael Rustin.

FA 10 On the value of regression to dependence Margaret A.Little. An interview with Herbert Rosenfeld Phyllis Grosskurth. The psychodynamics of theory Ian Craib. An encounter between the wise baby and one of his grandsons J. Chasseguet-Smirgel. The Seminar of Jacques Lacan: in place of an introduction. Book 1. Freud's papers on technique, 1953-1954 John Forrester. Shifting the pavement: thoughts from the patient's side of the couch Catherine Kober. Some biographical contributions to psychoanalytic theories Jonathan R.Pedder. Explaining senile dementia: the limits of neuropathological research Tom Kitwood.

FA 11 Freud's break with Jung: the crucial role of Ernest Jones R.Andrew Paskauskas. The 'black hole' - a significant element in autism Frances Tustin. The challenge of Robert Langs David Livingstone Smith. Psychotherapy in British Special Hospitals: a case of failure to thrive David Pilgrim. The pattern which connects Margaret Arden. The Seminar of Jacques Lacan: in place of an introduction. Book II. The Ego in Freud's Theory and in the technique of psychoanalysis, 1954-1955 John Forrester. Biography: the basic discipline for human science Robert M.Young.

FA 12 Michael Fordham in discussion with Karl Figlio. The first institution of society and second-order institutions Cornelius Castoriadis. On kissing Adam Phillips. Reflections on mature love and countertransference Irwin Hirsch and Paul Kessel. Repairing broken links between the unconscious, sleep and instinct; and the conscious, waking and instinct W.Clifford M.Scott. The place of the parents in psychoanalytic theory Linda Colman.

FA 13 (O/P) ’Isabel Menzies Lyth in Conversation with Ann Scott and Robert M. Young’; ‘Femininity as Neurosis’ by Christina Wieland; ’After the Fall: Original Loss and the Limits of Redemption’ by Warren Colman; ’Social Violence and Psychoanalysis in Argentina: the Unthinkable and the Unthought’ by Janine Puget; ’Note: ‘Consider Laius’ by Robert M. Young; Reviews: My Kleinian Home and Why Psychotherapy? by Nini Herman, reviewed by W. Clifford M. Scott; Religion, Morality and the Person by M. Fortes, reviewed by Elizabeth Spillius.

FA 14 (O/P) ‘Child Abuse, Counselling and Apartheid: the Work of the Sanctuary Counselling Team’ by Gill Straker; ‘Surplus Humanism and Healing Power’ by Stephen Frosh; Psychoanalysis and Business: Alliance for Profit’ by Richard U'Ren; ’Psychodynamic and Systemic Approaches: Some Areas of Convergence’ by Marco Chiesa; Logic and Infinity in Primitive Processes’ by Ross Skelton; ‘The Holding’ by Robert Pringle; ’Writing on the History of Psychology’ by Roger Smith; ’Views of Psychohistory’ by Ralph Colp Jr.; The Case of the Feminist Detective’ by Marion Bower; Review: Living with the Sphinx: Papers from the Women's Therapy Centre, edited by Sheila Ernst and Marie Maguire, reviewed by Jean White.

FA 15 (O/P) ‘Psychoanalysis and the Public Sphere: 1988 Conference Report’ by Les Levidow, Ann Scott and Robert M. Young; ’Living in Two Worlds: Psychodynamic Theory and Social Work Practice’ by Margot Waddell; Feature - From Vienna to Managua: The Odyssey of Marie Langer: ’Voices in Memories by Manuel Martinez; ’Marie Langer’ by Paul Hoggett and Arturo Varchevker; ’Marie Langer 1910-1987’ by Janine Puget; ’Psychoanalysis and Revolution in Latin America: Marie Langer interviewed by Arturo Varchevker; ’Psychoanalysis without the Couch’ by Marie Langer; ’Intonational Elements as Communication in Psychoanalysis’ by Michael Ian Paul; '”The Labour of Love” and ”A Primary Social Medium”: Two Problematics in Contemporary Psychoanalysis’ by Paul Hoggett; Reviews: Asylum to Anarchy by Claire Baron, reviewed by Chris Oakley; Germans and Jews since the Holocaust: The Changing Situation in West Germany by Anson Rabinach and Jack Zipes, reviewed by George M. Kren; Language and the Origins of Psychoanalysis by John Forrester, reviewed by Martin Weegmann; Talking to a Stranger: A Consumer's Guide to Therapy by Lindsay Knight, reviewed by J. Ann Duncan.

FA 16 (O/P) ’Melting into Air: Psychoanalysis and Social Experience’ by Stephen Frosh; ’Visions of Freedom: the Subject in Market Relations’ by Barry Richards; ’Post-modernizing Psychoanalysis/ Psychoanalysing Post-modernity’ by Marike Finlay; ’Post-modernism and the Subject: Pessimism of the Will’ by Robert M. Young; ’Car Bodies’ by Barry Richards; ’A Question of Judgement - ’He was a Cabinet Minister and I was merely a Candidate’ by Ann Scott; ‘Sophie’ by Louis Couture; ‘The Role of Aggressiveness in the Work of John Bowlby’ by Marco Bacciagaluppi; Review: Changes of Heart Reflections on Women’s Independence by Liz Heron, reviewed by Amal Treacher

FA 17 (O/P) ’Experience and Identification in George Eliot's Novels’ by Margot Waddell; ’John Donne's ”The Extasie”’: James Greene in conversation with John Padel; ’The Grail Quest and the analytic Setting’ by Louis Zinkin; ’Electra in Bondage: on Symbiosis and the Symbiotic Illusion between Mother and Daughter and the Consequences for the Oedipus Complex’ by H. C. Halberstadt-Freud; ’Growing up’ by Margot Waddell; Notes and Commentary: Correspondence -Wilhelmina Kraemer-Zurne and Warren Colman; ’Choice of Victim: Further Ideas’ by Arthur Hyatt-Williams; Reviews: The Evolution of a Psychiatrist: Memoirs of a Woman Doctor by Beulah Parker, reviewed by Margaret Arden; Discourse in Psychoanalysis and Literature, edited by Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan, reviewed by Toril Moi; The Comforts of Madness by Paul Sayer, reviewed by Meira Likierman; Doubles. Studies in Literary History by Karl Miller, reviewed by Dennis Brown; ’Two Views: Mrs Klein’ by Nicholas Wright, reviewed by Meira Likierman and by Robert M. Young.

FA 18 (O/P) '“Re-embodiment of the Disembodied Eye”: the Constitution of a Psychoanalytic Space for a Schizophrenic Patient’ by Julien Bigras; ’On Narcissism’ by Stephen Frosh; ‘The Place of the Actual in Psychotherapy’ by Hans W. Cohn; ’Notes on Instrumental Dissociation and Psychosomatic Pathology’ by Joseph Stelzer; ’On Methods and Principles of Hermeneutics: with reference to Psychoanalytic Study of Small Groups’ by Sigmund Karterud; ’On Kleinian Language’ (essay review of A Dictionary of Kleinian Thought by R. D. Hinshelwood) by Elizabeth Bott Spillius; Reviews: Dictionary of Analytical Psychology by C. G. Jung, reviewed by Richard Carvalho; Freud. a Life for our Time by Peter Gay, reviewed by Robert M. Young; Free Association: Method and Process by Anton Kris, reviewed by David Riley; The Origins of Love and Hate by lan Suttie, reviewed by John Heaton; The Spontaneous Gesture: Selected Letters of D. W. Winnicott, edited by F. Robert Rodman, reviewed by Margaret I. Little; Winnicott and Paradox: From Birth to Creation by Ann Clancier and Jeannine Kalmanovitch, reviewed by Nina Farhi; The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, edited by John Forrester, reviewed by Martin Stanton.

FA 19 (O/P) ’Reparation and Civilization: a Kleinian Account of the Large Group’ by C. Fred Alford; ‘Illusion and the Stock Market Crash: some Psychoanalytic Aspects’ by Douglas Kirsner; ’Understanding Senile Dementia: a Psychobiographical Approach’ by Tom Kitwood; ’The Group Therapies in Perspective’ by Mark Aveline; Poem: 'Letter to Helen' by Daniel Silbermann-Sladek; ’Religion and Psychoanalysis’ by Neville Symington; ’Massification’ by Robert Hinshelwood; ’Inside the Leviathan’ by E. Victor Wolfenstein; Reviews: The Psychohistorian's Handbook by Henry Lawton, reviewed by Ralph Colp Jr.;The Uses of Countertransference by Michael Gorkin, reviewed by Gregorio Kohon; Suicide in Victorian and Edwardian England by Olive Anderson, reviewed by Charlotte MacKenzie; What Happens in Groups by R.D. Hinshelwood, reviewed by Michael Allingham and by Mark Aveline.

FA 20 (O/P) ’Miss Alice M and Her Dragon: Recovery of a Hidden Talent’ by Margaret I. Little; 'How My Mother's Embroidered Apron Unfolds in My Life': a Study on Arshile Gorky’ by Prophecy Coles; ‘The Visible Invisible: Picturing Madness’ by Nikolas Rose; ’Mystics and Professionals in the Culture of American Psychoanalysis’ by Douglas Kirsner; ’Psychoanalysis in British Universities: the Kent Case’ by Martin Stanton; ’Training Analysis and Power’ by Johannes Cremerius; ’On Setting Up a Psychotherapy Training Scheme’ by Peter Lomas; ’Group Phantasies and ”the individual”’ by Eugene Victor Wolfenstein; ’Mental health in China’ by Andrea Sabbadini; Reviews: Voices: Psychoanalysis. From The Channel 4 Television Series , edited by Bill Bourne, Udi Eichler and David Herman, reviewed by Barry Richards; The Psycho-Analyst in Psychiatry by Thomas Freeman, reviewed by Kenneth Sanders; Our Need for Others and Its Roots in Infancy by Josephine Klein, reviewed by Anna Witham; The Formation of a Persecuting Society by R. I. Moore, reviewed by Roy Porter; Human Behaviour in the Concentration Camp by Elie A. Cohen, reviewed by George Kren; Male Fantasies by Klaus Theweleit, reviewed by Joel Ryce-Menuhin; The Forgotten Man: Understanding the Male Psyche, by Reuben Fine; Male Order: Unwrapping Masculinity edited by Rowena Chapman and Jonathan Rutherford, reviewed by Paul Gordon.

FA 21 'Healing through love'? A unique dialogue in the history of psychoanalysis André Haynal and Ernst Falzeder. The social context: searching for a hypothesis Janine Puget. A psychoanalytic glance into microelectronics Emilio Modena. Cain and Abel Alix Pirani. Writing relations in men's prison Ben Knights. R.D.Laing: a distant memoir Paul Gordon. Masud Khan Judy Cooper, Adam Phillips and Mark Paterson.

FA 22 Dr Judith S. Kestenberg talks to Kristina Stanton. The urban experience Bruno Bettelheim. Bruno Bettelheim's achievement David James Fisher. Reflections on perverse states of mind Margot Waddell and Gianna Williams. Fair is foul and foul is fair: perversion and projective identification in Macbeth Gail Grayson. Prodromal states of suicide: thoughts on the death of Ann France Nini Herman. Won from the void and formless infinite: experiences of social dreaming W. Gordon Lawrence.

FA 23 Jean Laplanche interviewed by Martin Stanton. The allure of the bad object Eleanore M. Armstrong-Perlman. Psychoanalysis as a general psychology, revisited Judith M. Hughes. Child Psychotherapy in historical context: an introduction to the work of Margaret Lowenfeld Cathy Urwin. Play and symbolism in Lowenfeld and Winnicott Madeleine Davis. On being a psychoanalyst in Brazil: pressures, pitfalls and perspectives Sérvulo Augusto Figueira.

FA 24 Cornelius Castoriadis interviewed by Paul Gordon. Psychoanalytic critique of productivism Robert M. Young. On the uses and abuses of psychoanalysis in cultural research Eugene Victor Wolfenstein. On a covert fundamentalism grounding both the Freudian Project and its derivative notion of sublimation Donald Moss. Instinctual foundations of group analysis A.P. Ormay. Fairbairn's thought on the relationship of inner and outer worlds John Padel.

FA 25 Ruth Rendell talks to Marion Bower. Between psychoanalysis and surrealism: the collaboration between Grace Pailthorpe and Reuben Mednikoff David Maclagan. Creation in the work of art and its framework Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel. Sexual abuse: the bodily aftermath Nicola Diamond. Beyond addiction: recovery groups and 'women who love too much' Janice Haaken. The self analysis of an experienced psychoanalyst: development and application of an uncommonly effective technique Harry M. Anderson.

FA 26 (O/P) Clare Winnicott talks to Michael Neve. On poetry and weeping Craig Powell. A brief history of my tears Stephen A. Kurtz. 'If it's two o'clock I must be a therapist...': some observations on boundaries and roles Ian Craib. The super-ego, anxiety and guilt Nina Coltart. Names, thoughts and lies: the relevance of Bion's later writing for understanding experiences in groups David Armstrong. Reactions to Nini Herman's article on Ann France.

FA 27 Harold Searles talks to Martin Stanton. The elder and the other Carol Martin. A psychoanalytical observational study of the elderly Savi McKenzie-Smith. The competition: psychoanalysis, its feminist interpreters and the idea of sexual freedom 1910-1930 Ellen Herman. Awake, going to sleep, asleep, dreaming, awaking, awake: comments on W.Clifford M.Scott J. Henri Rey. The psychologist: a new element in changing Kenya Samuel Ochieng.

FA 28 Helmut Dahmer talks to Martin Stanton. Psychoanalytic social research Helmut Dahmer. Report: What caused the disappearance of Psyche? Evelyn Heintges. The self-destructive subject: critical theory and the analysis of the unconscious and society Anthony Elliott. The mirror and the hammer: depth psychology and political transformation Andrew Samuels. Commentaries on 'The mirror and the hammer' Karl Figlio, Sonu Shamdasani, David Mayers, Renos Papadopoulos. Reply Andrew Samuels. The Jung-Klein hybrid Michael Fordham. Freud and Jung Margaret Arden.

FA 29 James Greene talks to Anne Alvarez and Valerie Sinason about poetry. Violence, helplessness, vulnerability and male sexuality Adam Jukes. The shadow over Oedipus: the father's rivalry with his son David Mann. Mastery and guilt Fiona Gardner. Introduction: the profession of psychotherapy in Britain Robert M. Young. The future of analytical psychotherapy: what do we profess? Karl Figlio, Haya Oakley and Brian Martindale. Update: February 1993 Haya Oakley. Letter: The British Confederation of Psychotherapists Joscelyn Richards, Anne-Marie Sandler. Unchained: perspectives on change Micheline Klagsbrun Frank. Psychoanalytic teaching and research: knowing and knowing about Robert M. Young.

FA 30 The concept of reality and psychoanalysis practised in underground conditions Michael Sebek. Post-traumatic stress disorder among victims of organized violence: a report from Bulgaria Toma Tomov and Evgueni Guentchev. The power of lies and the project of feminist therapy Caroline New. The non-lover: desire and discourse in the psychoanalytic session Audrey Cantlie. At the border between institutionalization and community psychiatry: psychodynamic observations of a hospital admissions ward Marco Chiesa. Is the Oedipus complex bad news for women? Jane Temperley. Dangerous liaisons: the rivalrous resemblance of David Cooper and R.D.Laing Chris Oakley. Conference Report:'Psychoanalysis and the Public Sphere' 1992 Andrew Cooper, Karen Baistow, Max Farrar.

FA 31 The interface between refugee groups and assistance groups: an exploration of the dynamics of the design of a treatment programme Gillian Straker. ‘Truth’ and ‘reality’: Joyce McDougall and gender identity Noreen O’Connor and Joanna Ryan. Notes toward an object-relations approach to cinema Graham Clarke. The Problem of the Alien: emotional mastery or emotional fascism in contemporary film production Christophe Hering. Mean streaks: notes for a psychoanalytic screening of Martin Scorsese’s film Raging Bull Eric J. Neutzel. Blue Velvet: the surface of suffering Jed Sekoff. Alien3 Robert M. Young. The myth of Andromeda: an aspect of female sexuality Prophecy Coles.

FA 32 Death and its Other in Bosnia-Herzegovina: fantasy, guilt, democracy Anthony Elliott. Lesbians, gay men and psychoanalytic training Mary Lynn Ellis. Notes on the interaction between prison staff and prisoners Arthur Hyatt Williams. Reflexive social psychology: discourse analysis and psychoanalysis Ian Parker. The cultural predicaments of psychoanalysis Barry Richards. Working with men who are helpless, vulnerable and violent Adam Jukes.

FA 33 Free Associations, truth, morality and engagement Andrew Cooper and Amal Treacher. Paranoid knowledge Roger Bacon. The third as the illusion and necessary mediator of authority: sociological and psychoanalytic reflections Göran Dahl. Notes on the null dimension [poem] Shirah Kober Zeller. Dostoyevsky’s devil: primitive agony and the uncanny Duncan Barford. Essences and their trajectories as backdrop in clinical stories Maurice Apprey. A statement about play and adults in analytic psychotherapy Carlotta Johnson

FA 34 Interview with Cornelius Castoriadis Jean-Claude Polack and Sparta Castoriadis. Violence and privacy: what if the container fails? Rob Weatherill. The vicissitudes of transference and countertransference: the work of Harold Searles Robert M. Young. Characters in search of a theatre: organisation as theatre for the drama of childhood and the drama at work Burkhard Sievers. A group-dynamics understanding of structural violence and group psychotherapy Andreas von Waltenberg-Pachaly.

FA35 Interview: Vamik Volkan talks to Adeline van Waning; Private practice, public life: is a psychoanalytic politics possible? by Paul Gordon; On demoralisation: the epistemological, administrative, and emotionalional obstacle by Joseph Stelzer; Dreaming the other: ideology and character in John le Carre's novels by Andrew Cooper; Reaching beyond denial: sight and insight-a way forward? by Rosalind Minsky; The legend of Sweeney Todd and its relevance to theories of narcissistic development by James W. Hamilton; Communion and invasion: inner space and outer space by Ian Parker BOOK REVIEWS: Wild Desires and Mistaken Identities: Lesbianism and Psychoanalysis, by Noreen O'Connor and Joanna Ryan, reviewed by Chris Oakley; We've Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy and the World’s Getting Worse by James Hamilton and Michael Ventura, reviewed by Christopher Fortune; The Chamber of Maiden Thought: Literary Origins of the Psychoanalytic Model of the Mind by Meg Harris Williams and Margot Waddell, reviewed by Dennis Brown; Political and Social Writings: Vol. 3 and Philosophy, Politics, Autonomy by Cornelius Castoriadis, reviewed by Paul Gordon; Affliction, by Fay Weldon, reviewed by David Mann; The Values of Psychotherapy by Jeremy Holmes and Richard Lindley, reviewed by Eleanore M. Armstrong-Perlman LETTERS: Charles Socarides - A letter from British psychotherapists; The death of Bosnia and the birth of the New World Disorder by Yusuf Ahmed and Paul Hoggett.

FA36 Interview: ’Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen talks to Chris Oakley’; Articles: ’Narcissism: pathology of the post-modern self or healthy and socially progressive investment of the interests of self-centered subject-hood?’ by Marike Finlay-de Monchy; ’Psychoanalysis and the horror film’ by Michael Grant; ‘Money and fetishism’ by Leslie Blumberg; ’Self and object functions in language as a transitional phenomenon’ by Elaine G. Caruth; ’What is psychosis?’ by Alex Tarnopolsky, L. Paul Chesterman and Alice M. Parshall; Book Reviews: The Cambridge Companion to Freud, edited by Jerome Neu, reviewed by Barry Richards; On Freud's "Observations on Transference Love" edited by Ethel Spector Person, reviewed by David Mann.

FA37 Interview: Jonathan Pedder talks to Paul Gordon and Robert M. Young; Articles: ’Psychotherapy in the British National Health Service: a short history’ by Jonathan R. Pedder; ’The fifth basic assumption’ by W. Gordon Lawrence, Alastair Bain, and Laurence Gould; Special Feature on Art and Psychoanalysis: ’Olympia: a study in perversion - a psychoanalytic pictorial analysis of Edouard Manet's painting’ by Jeanne Wolff Bernstein; ‘The image in form’ by Eric Rhode; ‘Otto Dix (Tate Gallery, London, 11 March-17 May 1992)’ by Robert Snell; ’Mondrian and his art: a non-pathographic perspective’ by Patricia A. Lipscomb; ’The simple expression of the complex emotion: reflections on the painting of Mark Rothko and Richard Diebenkorn’ by Paul Gordon; Document: Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility; Bool Reviews: Psychodynamic Technique in the Treatment of the Eating Disorders, edited by C. Philp Wilson, Charles C. Hogan, and Ira L. Mintz. reviewed by Em Farrell; When Nietzsche Wept by Irvin D. Yalom, reviewed by Gary Winship; Jean Laplanche: Seduction, Translation, Drives, edited by John Fletcher and Martin Stanton, reviewed by Chris Oakley; Feminist Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy by Charlotte Krause Prozan, reviewed by Jean White.

FA38 Interview: ’Nancy Chodorow talks with Anthony Elliott’; Features: ‘Psychoanalysis Today: Implications for Organizational Applications by Kenneth Eisold;’Managing Schools: An Analytic Account of How Local Education Authorities and School Governing Bodies Run Schools’ by Clive Eiles; ’Franz Fanon: The Struggle for Inner Freedom’ by M. Fahry Davids; ’Deconstrructing Maternal Desire’ by Silvia Tubert; ’The “Technique Technology” of Brief Psychotherapy’ by Eric von Schoor; ’The Ominous in Nature’ by Karl Figlio; ’Self-analysiis: Some Difficulties in Psychoanalytic Approaches to Popular Culture’ by Paul Cobley; Book Review: On Flirtation by Adam Phillips reviewed by Anthony Elliott

FA39 ’Analytic Reverie and Poetic Reverie: A Comparison’ by Heather Weir; ’The Wellsprings of Fascism: Individual Malice, Group Hatreds and the Emergence of National Narcissism’ by Joseph Berke; ‘Bowlby, Fairbairn and Sutherland: The Scottish Connection in Psychotherapy’ by Jeremy Holmes; ’Interpretation of Transference in Psychoanalytic Supervision’ by Howard E. Gorman; ‘Tragic Greek Madness: Inner Shadows versus Seeing in the Dark’ by Ruth Padel; ‘Primal Scene Imagery in the Tragedy of Othello’ by Eric J. Neutzel; ‘Science or Robbery: The Freud-Klein Controversy, 1941-1943’ by Jane Kitto; ‘The Pargmatical Apprentice’ by Larry O’Carroll

FA40 ’Aggression in the Society and on the Couch’ by Michael Sebek; ’In the Yellow Room’ by Julia Casterton; ‘The Tolerance of Artistic Intelligence: Shaping the Unconscious’ by Ken Robinson; ‘What We Take for Granted’ by Robin Cooper; ’Cancer Journal: Emotional Triage’ by Barbara Adams; ‘On Looking and Relating: The Films of Wim Wenders’ by Paul Gordon; ’Analysis Uptown’ by Stephen A. Kurtz; ‘The Mind-Body Split and Body Memory’ by Jan McGregor Hepburn

FA41 'The ”institution in the mind”: reflections on the relation of pycho-analysis to work with institutions' by David Armstrong; 'Correspondences between Bion's basic assumption theory and Klein's developmental positions: an outline' by Laurence J. Gould; 'Myths, memories and roles - how they live again in the group process' by Hanna Biran; 'Some reflections on sin and evil in a psychoanalytic perspective' by Wesley Carr; 'Justice as an inherent characteristic of group dynamics: a psychoanalytic study of the jury' by Gary Winship; 'AIDS, death, and the analytic frame' by Rebecca Bauknight and Robert Appelbaum; 'The corporatization of psychotherapy: a study in professional transformation' by David Pingitore; 'Some reflections on NHS psychotherapy a response to Jonathan Pedder' by Andrew Samuels. Book Reviews: The Unconscious at Work: Individual and Organisational Stress in the Human Services, edited by Anton Obholtzer and Vega Zagier Roberts reviewed by Paul Hoggett; Enforcing Normalcy: Disability, Deafness and the Body by Lennard J. Davis reviewed by Deborah Marks; Torn in Two: The Experience of Maternal Ambivalence by Roszika Parker reviewed by Jo Nash 143-148

FA42 ’The burden of the barbarian within’ by Gouranga Chattopadhyay and Hanna Biran; ’The perversion of ethics’ by Marion Minerbo; ’Scientists: psychotics or seekers of truth?’ by Elspeth Crawford; ’The preoccupation with power in group life’ by Barbara Elliott; ’Hamlet's frailty’ by Marvin Krims; HONOURING HAROLD F. SEARLES: ’Introduction’ by Michael Civin; ’Analytic intimacy, analysability and the vulnerable analyst’ by Irwin Hirsch; ’Therapeutic symbiosis, concordance and analytic transformation by Michael Civin; ’On identification with the paternal subject: from autism to therapeutic symbiosis’ by Joseph Newirth; Discussion: by Harold Searles; Book Reviews: The Colors of Violence: Cultural Identities, Religion and Conflict by Sudhir Kakar reviewed by H. C. Halberstadt-Freud; The Case Against Psychotherapy Registration by Richard Mowbray reviewed by Denis Postle; Black Hamlet by Wulf Sachs reviewed by Grahame Hayes.

FA 43 Tribute to Cornelius Castoriadis: ’Cornelius Castoriadis: Philosopher of the Social Imagination’ by David Ames Curtis; ’Requiem for a Selbstdenker: In Memoriam Cornelius Castoriadis’ by Joel Whitebook; ’Human Creation and the Paradox of the Originary’ by Fabio Ciaramelli; ’Castoriadis on Culture’ by David Ames Curtis; ’The psyche: Imagination and History. A General View of Cornelius Castoriadis's Psychoanalytic Ideas ’ by Fernando Urribarri; 'Why This Law rather than Another One?’ by Paul Gordon; ’The Psychical and Social Roots of Hate’ by Cornelius Castoriadis. The Internal Politics of Psychoanalysis: ’Life among the Analysts’ by Douglas Kirsner; ’Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: the Grand Leading the Bland’ by Robert M. Young; ’Pathologizing as a Way of Dealing with Conflicts and Dissent in the Psychoanalytic Movement’ by Marina Leitner.

FA 44 EDITORIAL; FEATURES: 'Thinking under Fire: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Cognition in the War Zone' by Gill Straker; 'Discerning the Psychic Costs of Privatisation' by Anthony Elliott; 'Mapping the Terrain of Theoretical Anti-humanism' by Sean Homer; 'The Translation of Antonin Artaud: Humpty Dumpty and the Command of Language at Rodez in 1943' by David MacLagan; 'Freud and Klein on Male Homosexuality' by Larry 0'Carroll; 'Unconscious Perception in the History of Psychoanalysis: a Vignette' by Piers Myers; Presenting Freud at the Freud Museum' by Ivan Ward; 'Ethnicity, Psychoanalysis and Cultural Studies: a Review Essay' by Amal Treacher; BOOK REVIEW: Resistances to Psychoanalysis by Jacques Derrida, reviewed by Anthony Elliott.

FA 45 'In the Same Boat: the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission' by Trevor Lubbe; 'Fragrant Theory: the Sweet Scent of Signifiers' by Ros Minsky; 'Oedipus and His Human Destiny' by Eva Miglivacca; ‘Psycho-analysis and Iconoclasm’ by Stephen Newton; 'Hedda Gabler, ‘Psychoanalysis and the Space of the Play' by Nigel Hand; 'DH Lawrence and the Freudian Oedipus Complex' by Roland Pierloot; 'Managing Illusion' by Gouranga Chattopadhay; 'Working with Women by Judy Ritter; BOOK REVIEW: Face to Face: Therapy as Ethics by Paul Gordon, reviewed by Roger Bacon; LETTER: ‘The Grand Leading the Bland: a Response’ by Roger Bacon

FA 46 'Theory and Therapeutics: Stress in the Analytic Identity' by Roger Bacon; 'Our Need of Taboo: Pictures of Violence and Mourning Difficulties' by Andrzej Werbart; 'The Electra Complex and the Development of Female Personal Identity' by Montana Katz; 'Winnicott and the Government of the Environment' by Steven Groarke; 'Ethical Dilemmas of the Psycho-analytical Biographer: the Case of Donald Winnicott by Brett Kahr; ‘Feeling/Knowing in Research' by Angela Whitflaw; 'Living on the Edge: Reflections on the Addictive and Intoxicating Nature of Working in a Women's Prison' by Jessica Williams Saunders; 'Movement as a Medium for Psychophysical Integration' by Katva Bloom; Book Review: Unfree Associations: Inside Psychoanalytic Institutes by Douglas Kirsner, reviewed by Kenneth Eisold.

FA 47 'Friendship and Desire' by Fabio Ciaramelli; 'The Enigma of Honesty: the Fundamental Rule of Psychoanalysis' by M. Guy Thompson; 'Death and the Political: on the Taming of Death in Social Structure and Ritual' by Lior Rarshack; 'Fanon, Politics and Psychiatry: the North African Syndrome by David Macey; 'Building a Bridge to Heaven: Notes on the Construction, Destruction and Reconstruction of the Tower of Babel' by Felix de Mendelssohn; 'The State We're In' by Robin Cooper; 'On Models in Medicine: Epistemological Rounds' by J. Stelzer

FA 48 From Aesthetics to Object Relations: Situating Klein in the Freudian 'Uncanny' by Simon Clarke; 'Dreams, Psychic Mobility and Inner Being' by Walter Trinca; .The Last Hundred Years of Psychoanalysis: A Century of Internal Resistance' by Haim Haimovich; '"Where There's Smoke...?" Reflections on Rhetorical Strategies in the Assaults on Sigmund Freud and Bruno Bettleheim' by Kurt Jacobsen; 'The Outsider' by Marilyn Charles; 'Spirituality, Science and Transformation versus Frozen Boundaries of Belief' by Gouranga P. Chattopadhyay; BOOK REVIEW: Disability: Controversial Debates and Psychological Perspectives by Deborah Marks, reviewed by Shula Wilson

FA 49 ‘The Love That Thinks’ by Paul Hoggett; ‘Fundamentalism and Terrorism’ by Robert M. Young; ‘In Praise of Uncertainty (Persuading, Inventing, and Believing)’ by Larry O'Carroll; ‘What Does Freud Mean by the Oedipus Complex?’ by Kenneth Fuchsman; ‘Reflections on Creativity: The “Intruder” as Mystic, or Reconciliation With the Mother/self’ by Marilyn Charles; ‘Blindness, Attachment, and Self: Psychoanalysis and Ideology’ by Brian Watermeyer; BOOK REVIEW: Psychoanalysis at Its Limits: Navigating the Postmodern Turn edited by Anthony Elliott and Charles Spezzano, reviewed by Sean Homer

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Our culture is a scientific one, defining what is natural and what is rational. Its values can be seen in what are sought out as facts and made as artefacts, what are designed as processes and products, and what are forged as weapons and filmed as wonders. In our daily experience, power is exercised through expertise, e.g. in science, technology and medicine. Science as Culture explores how all these shape the values which contend for influence over the wider society.

Science mediates our cultural experience. It increasingly defines what it is to be a person, through genetics, medicine and information technology. Its values get embodied and naturalized in concepts, techniques, research priorities, gadgets and advertising. Many films, works of art and novels express popular concerns about these developments.

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Pilot issue Star Wars is already working (Vincent Mosco); Science, poetry and utopia:Humphrey Jennings' Pandaemonium (Kevin Robins); A new way of talking: community radio in 1980s Britain (Richard Barbrook); The scientist as guru: the explainers (Robert M. Young); Sex selection in India: girls as a bad investment (Les Levidow. SaC 1 'Play it again, Sony': the double life of home video technology (Ben Keen); Alan Turing on stage (Tony Solomonides); Nostalgic naturalism: Granta on science (Sally Shuttleworth); 'Choice' in childbirth (Grazyna Baran); Making chips with dust-free poison (Dennis Hayes); Socially useful production (Pam Linn).

SaC 2 The home computer (Leslie Haddon); Science shops in France (John Stewart); Counting on the cards: a blackjack system (Holly Gamble); High-tech mining and the new model miner (Joe Bohen & Nick Wroughton); Science-fiction utopias (Barbara Goodwin); Electronic surveillance -- or security perverted (Bertrand Giraux).

SaC 3 Athens without slaves... or slaves without Athens? (Kevin Robins & Frank Webster); Piano studies (Michael Chanan); Life Story: the gene as fetish object on TV (Sarah Franklin); Non-Western science, past and present (Les Levidow); Romancing the future (Peter Hulme).

SaC 4 Wonder stories in Alienland (Michael Shortland); Watching television (Steve Best & Douglas Kellner); The trials of forensic science (Roger Smith); The female in scientific biography (Sylvana Tomaselli); Looking backward at the socialist utopian (Patrick Parrinder); Chernobyl: nobody's to blame? (Les Levidow).

SaC 5 Robocop and 1980s sci-fi films (Fred Glass); The embracing vision of Joseph Needham (Joel Kovel); Charles Darwin: man and metaphor (Robert M. Young); TechnoCity: symbolic utopia and status panic (Vincenzo Ruggiero).

SaC 6 Nuclear emergency: an 'unusual event (Patricia Kullberg); Turning green: whose ecology? (Mary Mellor); The cult of jargon (Scott L. Montgomery); The operating theatre as degradation ritual (Larry O'Hara); Television: text or discourse? (Roger Silverstone); Black Athena: two views (John Gabriel and George W. Stocking, Jr).

SaC 7 The computer metaphor: bureaucratizing the mind (Bruce Berman); AIDS culture (John Fauvel); Science as a reason of state (Ashis Nandy); The telephone as romance in Hollywood film (George Custen).

SaC 8: Post-Fordism Post-fordism and technological determinism (Eloina Pelaez & John Holloway); Management-by-stress in the US auto industry (Mike Parker & Jane Slaughter); Foreclosing the future (Les Levidow); Mistranslations: Lipietz in London and Paris (Richard Barbrook); Scientism in the history of management theory (Robert M. Young); Rationalism, irrationalism and Taylorism (Bill Schwarz).

SaC 9 Monstrous nature or technology? (Ian Barns); The double helix as icon (Greg Myers); Woman, nature and the international division of labour (Maria Mies interviewed by Ariel Salleh); Repressive tolerance in science policy (Philip Bereano); Nuclear accidents by design (Les Levidow); Darwinism and the division of labour (Robert M. Young).

SaC 10 Science as kitsch: the dinosaur and other icons (Scott L. Montgomery); India's human guinea pigs (Vandana & Mira Shiva); 'Mathophobia': Pythagoras and roller-skating (Richard Winter); Women who make the chips (Les Levidow).

SaC 11 Cervical screening, medical signs and metaphors (Tina Posner); Chaos and entropy: postmodern science and social theory (Steven Best); Technological cultures of weapons design (Perry Morrison & Stephen Little); Reclaiming experience (Richard Gunn).

SaC 12: Deadly science as culture Exterminating angels: morality, violence and technology in the Gulf War (Kevin Robins & Asu Aksoy); Some are mathematicians (Mike Siddoway); Codes and combat in biomedical discourse (Scott L. Montgomery); The culture of Star Wars (Edward Reiss); Postmodern politics in Los Angeles (Don Parson); The anti-nuclear campaign on the Ganges (Dhirendra Sharma).

SaC 13: Genes 'n' Greens Alternative agriculture and the new biotechnologies (Jack Kloppenburg, Jr); Green meanings: what might sustainable agriculture sustain? (Christopher Hamlin); Cleaning up on the farm (Les Levidow); The social side of sustainability (Patricia Allen & Carolyn Sachs); Biodiversity and food security (Alistair Smith); India's Green Revolution in crisis (Praful Bidwai); Surviving development (Sarah Franklin).

SaC 14 The Bird and the Robot at Walt Disney World (Stephen Fjellman); FIAT's cultural revolution (Sheren Hobson); Otherworldly conversations; terran topics; local terms (Donna Haraway); The virtual unconscious in post-photography (Kevin Robins); Genes and racial hygiene (Deborah Steinberg).

SaC 15 Science, ideology and Donna Haraway (Robert M. Young); Science in China and the West (Matthew Gutmann); British radio in the 1980s (Richard Barbrook); The constructed female in women's science fiction (Debbie Shaw).

SaC 16 Working for Nissan (Philip Garrahan & Paul Stewart); Why people die (Lindsay Prior & Mick Bloor); Darwin's metaphor and the philosophy of science (Robert M. Young); Roger Penrose and the critique of artificial intelligence (Bruce J. Berman); Social constructivism: opening the black box and finding it empty (Langdon Winner); Agricultural biotechnology: whose efficiency? (Les Levidow).

SaC 17: Procreation Stories New reproductive technologies: dreams and broken promises (Maureen McNeil); The gender character of in vitro fertilization (Marta Kirejczyk); Postmodern procreation: representing reproductive practice (Sarah Franklin); Visualizing 'life' (Barbara Duden); The public foetus and the family car (Janelle Sue Taylor).

SaC 18 The world according toNational Geographic (Scott L. Montgomery); Japan: panacea or threat? (Ron Mitchinson); Technology assessment in German's biotechnology debate (Bernhard Gill); Powders, pills, bodies and things (Tony Kirman); The new smartness (Andrew Ross); The emperor's new genes (Pat Spallone).

SaC 19 Family medicine in American culture (David Pingitore); Evolution, ethics and the search for certainty (Martha McCaughey); Thinking about the human genome project (Jon Turney) Gravity's Rainbow and the Newton/Goethe colour controversy (Megan Stern)

SaC 20 Academic research cultures in collision (Stephen Hill & Tim Turpin); Modelling technologies of control (Chunglin Kwa); Desmond and Moore'sDarwin:: a critique (Robert M. Young); De-reifying risk (Les Levidow).

SaC 21 Demolition derby as destruction ritual (Stephen C. Zehr); Electronic curb cuts and disability (David Hakken); Te(k)nowledge & the student/subject (James McDonald); The zoo: theatre of the animals (Scott L. Montgomery).

SaC 22: Science on Display Making nature 'real' again (Steven Allison); Supermarket science? (Sharon Macdonald); Realism in representing race (Tracy Teslow); Nations on display at Expo '92 (Penelope Harvey).

SaC 23 Body wars, body victories: AIDS and homosexuality in immunological discourse (Catherine Waldby); Animal experiments: scientific uncertainty and public unease (Mike Michael & Lynda Birke); Reading the human genome narrative (Josie van Dijck); What scientists need to learn (Robert M. Young); UK Consensus Conference on plant biotechnology (Ian Barns).

SaC 24 'Antarctic Interfaces: Science, Human Subjectivity and the Case Robert Byrd' Michael Bryson 'Vannevar Bush: an Engineer Builds a Book' Larry Owens 'Ethics and the Human Genome Project' Dirk Stemerding and Jaap Jelsma 'Dacron polyester: The Fall from Grace of a Miracle Fabric' Stephen De Meo 'AIDS Science: Killing More than Time' John Erni 'The Pinnochio Theory' Richard Barbrook

Future Issues include:
'Sex in the age of virtual reality'
Slavoj Zizek
'Naming the Heavens'
Scott Montgomery
'Policing expertise'
Derrick Purdue
'Constructing Engineers'
Gary Lee Downey
'A Spoonful of Blood: Haitians, Racism and AIDS'
Laurent Dubois
'Death Comes Alive: Technology and the Re-Conception of Death'
Karen Cerulo
'Suppression of Invention'
Stephen DeMeo
'Ecologists as Environmental Consultants'
Richard Emery
'Male Infertility'
Kirsten Dwight
'The Water Closet'
Marja Gastelaars
'The Californian Ideology'
Richard Barbrook & Andy Cameron
'The Good, the Bad and the Transgenic'
Heather Dietrich
'Psychiatry as Social Control'
Richard Gosden
'The Chances of Losing Your Baby'
Birenbaum-Carmeli & Carmeli
'Sherry Turkle'
Living in the MUD
'Reading Biosphere 2'
Megan Stern
'The Social Construction of Farm Pollution'
Philip Lowe and Neil Ward
'Laughing Gas: Democracy without Feeling'
Santiago Colas

 


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