Fear of Breakdown: Politics and Psychoanalysis

New York: Columbia University Press (2019)
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Abstract

What is behind the upsurge of virulent nationalism and intransigent politics across the globe today? In Fear of Breakdown, Noëlle McAfee contends that politics needs something that only psychoanalysis has been able to offer: an understanding of how to work through anxieties, ambiguity, fragility, and loss.

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