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STEPHEN FROSH Pro-Vice-Master and Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. He is the author of many books and papers on psychosocial studies and on psychoanalysis, including'Hate and the 'Jewish Science': Anti-Semitism, Nazism and Psychoanalysis' (Palgrave, 2005),'For and Against Psychoanalysis' (Routledge, 2006),'After Words' (Palgrave, 2002) and'The Politics of Psychoanaly' sis (Palgrave, 1999). His most recent books are'Psychoanalysis Outside the Clinic' (Palgrave, 2010) and'Feelings' (Routledge, 2011).