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Antinomies of Creativity: Lacan and Castoriadis on Social Construction and the Political

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This opening chapter aims at initiating a dialogue between Lacanian (political) theory and the social and political theory advanced by Cornelius Castoriadis. A follower of Lacan's seminar who ... More


Conceptualising pride, shame, guilt, humiliation and embarrassment

Matthew Gibson

in Pride and Shame in Child and Family Social Work: Emotions and the Search for Humane Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447344797
eISBN:
9781447344841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344797.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter critically reviews the field of emotion theory and locates the different ideas relating to pride, shame and other self-conscious emotions within this. It is argued that a constructionist ... More


An introduction to human rights and dementia

Suzanne Cahill

in Dementia and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331377
eISBN:
9781447331391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331377.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter provides an introduction to the topic of human rights and dementia. It briefly traces the history of the human rights movement and discusses the significance of the UN Declaration on ... More


SSK at Large

Simone Tosoni and Trevor Pinch

in Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035279
eISBN:
9780262336550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035279.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter addresses the popularization of the main acquisitions of social constructionist sociology in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS), done by Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch in ... More


The Politics of Human Rights

Gurchathen S. Sanghera

in Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466801
eISBN:
9780199087099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466801.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a theoretical discussion of what is meant by the politics of human rights. It moves beyond traditional accounts of human rights which are marked by debates around what ... More


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