Freudian Repression Presents An Original Reformulation Of Freud S Concept Of Repression, Showing That In His Theory Of The Unconscious He Fails To Examine How People Actually Repress Shameful Thoughts Billig Suggests That Language Is Both Expressive And Repressive He Examines Some Of Freud S Classic Case Histories And Freud S Own Life To Show That Even Freud Himself Can Be Seen To Be Repressing Freud And Repression Also Offers New Insights On The Current Debate About Recovered Memories And The Ideological Background To Psychoanalysis, Which Will Guarantee Its Interdisciplinary Appeal.
Michael Billig is Professor of Social Sciences at Loughborough University Working in contemporary social psychology, he trained in Bristol with Henri Tajfel as an experimental psychologist and helped design the so called minimal group experiments which were foundational to the social identity approach He moved away from experimental work to considering issues of power, political extremism and i
- 300 pages
- Freudian Repression: Conversation Creating the Unconscious
- Michael Billig
- 11 January 2018 Michael Billig