This comprehensive introduction to psychoanalytic theory and its application to the social sciences and humanities is now available in a new and fully revised edition. Elliott provides lucid interpretations of key psychoanalytic theorists and examines the political and cultural dimensions of psychoanalytic studies.
Anthony Elliott is Director of the Hawke Research Institute and Research Professor of Sociology at the University of South Australia. He is also Visiting Professor of Sociology at the Open University, UK, Visiting Professor of Sociology at University College Dublin, Ireland and Visiting Fellow at the Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Anthony Elliott is a prominent social theorist and sociologist and the author and editor of numerous books. His work has received international acclaim and has been translated into a dozen languages.