Based on candid, in-depth interviews with over 50 international money managers, David Tuckett brings psychoanalytic theories of finance and the markets bang up to date.
'I situate psychoanalysis as a practice through a kind of archaeology of the social contexts and practices that give rise to psychoanalytic treatment, and trace this from Ancient Greece to the twenty-first century.'
Christian Dunker talks about the realisation of his ambitious study, which documents the history of the practices that gave rise to psychoanalysis.
Howard S. Schwartz, a professor of organizational behaviour, writes about the self-destructive tendencies and the moral decay of Western civilization.
The editors, Karen Vibeke Mortensen and Liselotte Grünbaum, have put together this book from contributions to a 2007 conference of the European Federation of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. It deals with the complicated patterns of power and play in psychotherapy.