Michael Rustin

Michael Rustin is Professor of Sociology at the University of East London, a Visiting Professor at the Tavistock Clinic, and an Associate of the British Psychoanalytical Society. He has written widely on psychoanalytic approaches to culture and society, including on children’s fiction (Narratives of Love and Loss) and drama (Mirror to Nature) both with Margaret Rustin. He is also author of The Good Society and the Inner World, and is a co-author/editor of the current After NeoLiberalism: the Kilburn Manifesto.

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Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Edited by David Armstrong, Michael Rustin

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This book revisits the theory of social systems as a defence against anxiety first set out by Elliott Jaques and Isabel Menzies Lyth in papers which they published in 1955 and 1960, and which have... (more)

Mirror to Nature: Drama, Psychoanalysis and Society

Mirror to Nature: Drama, Psychoanalysis and Society

by Margaret Rustin, Michael Rustin

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This book brings the insights of psychoanalysis to bear on drama in the western dramatic tradition. Plays which are discussed in detail include works by Shakespeare, Ibsen, Chekhov, Wilde, and... (more)

The Inner World of Doctor Who: Psychoanalytic Reflections in Time and Space

The Inner World of Doctor Who: Psychoanalytic Reflections in Time and Space

by Iain MacRury, Michael Rustin

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As Doctor Who approaches its fiftieth anniversary recent series have taken the show to new heights in terms of popular appeal and critical acclaim.The Doctor and his TARDIS-driven adventures, along... (more)

Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction

Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction

by Michael Rustin, Margaret Rustin

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On its first publication Narratives of Love and Loss was widely recognised as an important and perceptive contribution to the study of children's literature and for its capacity to stimulate deep... (more)

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