Borderline welfare : feeling and fear of feeling in modern welfare /

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Author / Creator:Cooper, Andrew.
Imprint:London ; New York : Karnac, 2005.
Description:xii, 237 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:Tavistock Clinic series
Subject:Welfare state -- Psychological aspects.
Public welfare -- Psychological aspects.
Welfare recipients -- Psychology.
Borderline personality disorder -- Social aspects.
Public welfare -- Psychological aspects.
Social psychiatry.
Social psychology.
Welfare recipients -- Psychology.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Lousada, Julian.
ISBN:1855759055 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-232) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Authors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Series Editor's Preface
  • Chapter 1. Introduction: the psychoanalytic study of welfare
  • Chapter 2. Borderline states of mind and society
  • Chapter 3. The state of mind we're in: sincerity, anxiety, and the audit society
  • Chapter 4. The psychic geography of racism: the state, the clinician, and hatred of the stranger
  • Chapter 5. The broken link: polemic and pain in mental health work
  • Chapter 6. Surface tensions: emotion, conflict, and the social containment of dangerous knowledge
  • Chapter 7. Surface and depth in the Victoria Climbie Inquiry Report: exploring emotionally intelligent policy
  • Chapter 8. The vanishing organization: organizational containment in a networked world
  • Chapter 9. Conclusion: Complex dependencies and the dilemmas of modern welfare
  • Chapter 10. Methodological reflections: clinical sensibility and the study of the social
  • References
  • Index