The Psychopathology of American Capitalism


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The Psychopathology of American Capitalism; (PDF) synthesizes psychoanalytic and Marxist strategies so as to lighten the resistance to a socialization of the American financial system; the suppression of the capitalist welfare state; and the protectionist discourses of anomalous American capitalism. After the Second World War; Republicans and Democrats successfully eradicated the communist and socialist events from the American political spectrum and crushed their allied labor actions. The proper-wing shift of each events made up a false opposition of left and proper that doesn’t match political oppositions within the industrialized democracies. Marxist views can account for the large inequality of the political financial system; however they’re insufficient for illuminating its preservation. Psychoanalysis is important so as to clarify why Americans proceed to vote in a two-get together system that ignores the decrease lessons; and why the working class inclined to vote towards its personal pursuits. The psychoanalytic strategies employed include doubling; displacement; condensation; repetition; inversion; denial; fetishizing; and cognitive repression. In inspecting the fixation upon the proxy binary of Democrat vs. Republican; which suppresses the true opposition of proper vs. left and neutralizes alternate options; the work evaluates quite a few up to date political points by functions of Marxist psychoanalytic idea.

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Thomas Paul Bonfiglio


Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition










331955591X; 3319857029


9783319555911/ 9783319555928/ 9783319857022

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Front Matter….Pages i-viii
Introduction….Pages 1-23
Marx, Freud, and Capital….Pages 25-42
Immanent Injustice: Race and Gender….Pages 43-63
Misrepresentations: Deleuze and Guattari….Pages 65-75
Žižek’s Hysterical Commodities….Pages 77-89
Marketed Fetishism….Pages 91-114
Language, Thought, and Economy….Pages 115-145
Cold War Cognition….Pages 147-191
Anticommunism and Academia….Pages 193-205
Anglocentrism in the American Century….Pages 207-224
From Economy to Identity: How Many Ends Does It Take to Make a Middle?….Pages 225-253
Conclusion….Pages 255-272
Afterword: Sanders, Clinton, and Trump….Pages 273-285
Back Matter….Pages 287-296

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