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PSYCHOANALYSIS AND SOCIAL THEORY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectSociology
Number & Suffix: 121
Full UC Title: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND SOCIAL THEORY 
Transcript Title: PSYCHOANALYSIS&SOC 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Psychoanalysis has informed and influenced contemporary social theory in manifold ways. Psychoanalysis has been central to theorising the decentred subject, it has radically affected conceptualisations of ideology, thrown reason under radical suspicion and has contributed to a better understanding of identities. including identities of nation, race, gender and ethnicity. This course investigates these issues in the context of a consideration of texts by Freud, Klein, Lacan, Kristeva, Adorno, Fromm, Habermas, Zizek, Mitchell, Giddens and Althusser. Students who complete this subject gain a sound knowledge of some major traditions in psychoanalytic theory, particularly Freudian, Kleinian and Lacanian, and come to possess an awareness of why social theory has been drawn to psychoanalysis in order to analyse subjectivities, group processes, intergroup relations, ideological formations, and forms of reason. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND SOCIAL THEORY 
Partner University Department: History & Philosophy Of Science 
Partner University Course Number: SOTH30004