Psychoanalysis in politics, a history of conservatism and neutrality - EXPeditions

Psychoanalysis in politics, a history of conservatism and neutrality

by Stephen Frosh
  • Key point 1
    Starting with Freud, psychoanalysis has been the vehicle for both conservative and progressive ideas.
  • Key point 2
    As early as 1918, Freud was speaking about the need for psychoanalysis to be available to everybody through low-cost clinics and public support.
  • Key point 3
    Contemporary feminists tend to engage very strongly with psychoanalysis, even when they’re very critical of elements of it.