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This issue explores issues that emerge at the intersection of Marxist scholarship and psychological practice. Given the ongoing global financial crisis, it seems like an appropriate time to reflect on the role that modern psychological research and practice play both in reproducing and in legitimizing one of the dominant features of modern society. We hope that the articles in this issue will persuade scholars, students, and activists that Marxism remains a potent tool for interrogating the economic and political foundations of modern psychology. It should be noted that the papers included in this issue were originally presented at the first Marxism and Psychology Conference held at the University of Prince Edward Island in August of 2010.
Table of Contents
Marxist Scholarship and Psychological Practice
Marxism and Psychology Conference 2010
Knowledge and Interest in Psychology: From Ideology to Ideology Critique and Beyond
Reconstructing the Critique of Ideology: A Critical-Hermeneutic and PsychologicalOutline
Re-Imagining Non-Domination: Troubling Assumptions in Psychoanalytic Critical Theory
The Role of Technology in Herbert Marcuse’ s Eros and Civilization
Hidden Trends: Reason, Renunciation and Liberation in Marcuse’s Appropriation of Hegel and Freud
Meditation of the Socialist Dream: Psychoanalysis, Psychology, and the Political Organization of a Discipline
Marx in Lacan: Proletarian Truth in Opposition to Capitalist Psychology
To Sell Marx in North America is to Not Sell Marx
Ideology Beyond Marx: Shame, Disambiguation, and the Social Fashioning of Reparation
The Malleable and Open Body: Emancipatory or Oppressive?
Clifford Van Ommen and Vasi Van Deventer
SIdentity Recognition and the Normative Challenge of Crowd Psychology
Marxian Currents in Latin and North American Community Psychology
The Development of Development: A Post-Marxist Analysis of the Development of Hegemonic Developmental Psychology
Wresting Change as a Liberating Concept: Lessons Learned from Teen Moms in a Liberation Psychology Workshop
COLLEEN MACQUARRIE, EMILY RUTLEDGE & LORRAINE BEGLEY
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