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Environmental Melancholia: Psychoanalytic Dimensions of Engagement

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In this groundbreaking book, Renee Lertzman applies psychoanalytic theory and psychosocial research to the issue of public engagement and public apathy in response to chronic ecological threats. By highlighting unconscious and affective dimensions of contemporary ecological issues, Lertzman deconstructs the idea that there is a gap between what people care about and what i ...more
Hardcover, 222 pages
Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge (first published April 26th 2014)
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Although clearly written for academics, a lot of what was covered in this book resonated with me, and it's a topic of increasing urgency in our tumultuous times.
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