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Parker, Ian 1956-

Works: 80 works in 622 publications in 4 languages and 20,442 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, htt, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: HM251, 401.41
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ian Parker
Deconstructing psychopathology by Ian Parker( )

22 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accessible and practical, Deconstructing Psychopathology provides a critical perspective on the institutions, practices, and presuppositions that underlie the study of psychopathology. The authors, who come from such areas as clinical psychology, psychiatric social work, psychoanalysis, and action research, challenge the traditions of the field in three ways: First, they analyze the notion of psychopathology as a conventional term in psychology and psychiatry, through the language and institutions that keep it in place. Next, they explore the deconstructive responses and resources and their implications for the theoretical practices that sustain clinical treatments. And finally, they offer an alternative way of seeing psychopathology along with practical models for critical professional work and good practice
Social constructionism, discourse, and realism by Ian Parker( )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social Constructionism, Discourse, and Realism charts a clear and accessible path through some of the key debates in contemporary social psychology. Drawing on the wider critical and discursive turn in the human sciences, it explores comprehensively the many claims about what we can know of reality in social constructionist and discursive research in psychology. Key questions addressed by an internationally renowned cast of contributors include: + Should pragmatic and relativist views of meaning and the world necessarily be adopted by discourse analysts? + Where is "the real" in contemporary critical research in psychology? + How does the turn-to-language affect, encourage, or inhibit perspectives for change? These relativist versus realist tensions go to the heart of current theoretical and methodological issues, not only within psychology but across the social and human sciences. By mapping the connections between theory, method, and politics in social research and placing these within the context of the broader social constructionist and discursive debates, this wide ranging book offers the reader an invaluable survey of the current debates. Social Constructionism, Discourse, and Realism will be essential reading for all students of social psychology, social constructionism, discourse analysis, and the philosophy of social sciences.--Publisher's summary
Slavoj Zizek : a critical introduction by Ian Parker( )

18 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work shows the reader a clear path through the twists and turns of Slavoj Žižek's writings. Ian Parker takes his treatment of Hegel, Lacan and Marx in turn and assesses Žižek's interpretation and extension of these thinkers' theories
Revolution in psychology : alienation to emancipation by Ian Parker( )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ian Parker argues that a new approach to psychology is needed. He offers an alternative vision, outlining how the discipline can be linked to political practice and how it can help people as part of a wider progressive agenda
From the conscious interior to an exterior unconscious : Lacan, discourse analysis, and social psychology by David Pavón Cuéllar( )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This striking Lacanian contribution to discourse analysis is also a critique of contemporary psychological abstraction, as well as a reassessment of the radical opposition between psychology and psychoanalysis. This original introduction to Lacans work bridges the gap between discourse-analytical debates in social psychology and the social-theoretical extensions of discourse theory. David Pavon Cuellar provides a precise definition and a detailed explanation of key Lacanian concepts, and illustrates how they may be put to work on a concrete discourse, in this case a fragment of an interview obtained by the author from the Mexican underground Popular Revolutionary Forces (EPR)." "Throughout the book, Lacanian concepts are compared to their counterparts in psychology. Such a comparison reveals insuperable incompatibilities between the two series of concepts. The author shows that Lacan's psychoanalytical terminology can neither be translated nor assimilated to the terms of current psychology. Among the notions in actual or potential competition with Lacanian concepts, the book deals with those proposed by semiology, Marxism, phenomenology, constructionism, deconstruction, and hermeneutics. Taking a stand on those theoretical positions, each chapter includes detailed discussion of the contribution of classical approaches to language; including Barthes, Bakhtin, Althusser, Politzer, Wittgenstein, Berger and Luckmann, Derrida, and Ricoeur. There is sustained reference in the body of the text to the arguments of Lacan and Lacanians, of Miller, Milner, Soler, and Zizek. At the same time, in the extensive notes accompanying the text, there is a systematic reappraisal and reinterpretation of debates and pieces of research work in social psychology, especially in a discursive and critical domain that has incorporated elements of psychoanalytic theory."--Jacket
Psychoanalytic practice and state regulation by Ian Parker( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'This book arises out of an important international conference held in March 2006 to discuss how regulation by the state has affected psychoanalysis as a clinical discipline in many different parts of the world. There were participants and papers from Europe and beyond: from Africa; from both North and South America; from Asia; and, of course, from the UK, where an important debate is now being conducted about current government proposals to regulate practitioners of all the mainstream modalities of psychological therapies, including psychoanalysis. This conference was the first international event held by The College of Psychoanalysts UK and hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science. The papers given at that conference, with reflections from across the world, comprise the contents of this book.' - Jacques China, from the Foreword
Qualitative psychology : introducing radical research by Ian Parker( )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed as a practical guide for the student of psychology, this volume introduces theoretical approaches to ethnography, interviewing, narrative, discourse and psychoanalysis, and presents chapters on these methodological approaches
Deconstructing psychotherapy by Ian Parker( )

17 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Putting forward the latest arguments on the discursive and postmodern turn in psychotherapy, the contributors reflect on the role of psychotherapy in contemporary culture, and the project of therapy is opened up to critical attention
Psychoanalytic mythologies by Ian Parker( )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Psychoanalytic Mythologies' presents a collection of essays on the theme of what it is to be a human subject in a culture permeated by psychoanalytic imagery
Deconstructing social psychology by Ian Parker( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker and Shotter argue that the crisis in social psychology can no longer be seen as one which can be resolved within the discipline itself, but is rather one more deeply rooted in human society
Critical discursive psychology by Ian Parker( Book )

35 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work addresses issues in critical discursive research in psychology, and outlines the historical context in the discipline for the emergence of qualitative debates
The crisis in modern social psychology, and how to end it by Ian Parker( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ian Parker argues that the crisis in social psychology will not be resolved unless two crucial problems are dealt with - power and ideology. His final chapter provides some controversial rules for radicals who wish to survive the discipline
Discourse dynamics : critical analysis for social and individual psychology by Ian Parker( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this textbook Ian Parker provides a systematic introduction to discourse research and the essential theoretical debates of the area. It defends a realist position, discusses accounts of postmodernity and sets out criteria for the identification of discourses
Discourse analytic research : repertoires and readings of texts in action by Erica Burman( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meets the growing need among undergraduate and postgraduate psychology students for clear illustrations of discourse analytic work and provides an empirically demonstrable critique of traditional psychological approaches
Cyberpsychology by Ian Parker( Book )

18 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wide-ranging and provocative, this text explores connections between modes of information and management of the individual in the context of new technologies
Critical textwork : an introduction to varieties of discourse and analysis by Ian Parker( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Methodological issues of reading and representation are explored in critical descriptions of how we might read such things as advertising, bodies, comics, film, letters, organizations, sign languages and other language systems. The book illustrates ways in which discourse may be studied wherever there is meaning, and it accessibly introduces the principles of discourse research to conversations, interviews, newspaper articles and fiction, providing an overview of existing research on these kinds of texts."--Jacket
Lacanian psychoanalysis : revolutions in subjectivity by Ian Parker( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Lacanian Psychoanalysis' looks at the current debates surrounding Lacanian practice and explores its place within historical, social and political contexts. It draws on Lacan's approach to shed light on issues relevant to current therapeutic practice
Handbook of critical psychology by Ian Parker( )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical psychology has developed over time from different standpoints, and in different cultural contexts, embracing a variety of perspectives. This cutting-edge and comprehensive handbook values and reflects this diversity of approaches to critical psychology today, providing a definitive state-of-the-art account of the field and an opening to the lines of argument that will take it forward in the years to come. The individual chapters by leading and emerging scholars plot the development of a critical perspective on different elements of the host discipline of psychology. The book begins by systematically addressing each separate specialist area of psychology, before going on to consider how aspects of critical psychology transcend the divisions that mark the discipline. The final part of the volume explores the variety of cultural and political standpoints that have made critical psychology such a vibrant contested terrain of debate. The Handbook of Critical Psychology represents a key resource for researchers and practitioners across all relevant disciplines. It will be of particular interest to students and researchers in psychology, psychosocial studies, sociology, social anthropology and cultural studies, and to discourse analysts of different traditions, including those in critical linguistics and political theory
Psychoanalytic culture : psychoanalytic discourse in Western society by Ian Parker( Book )

11 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ian Parker systematically reviews key psychoanalytic theories to reveal social processes and their significance to modern life: Freud and object relations theory is directed towards group processes, religion and war; the Frankfurt School is used to examine individuality, authoritarianism and changes in culture; and the Lacanian tradition to account for language, representation and self-improvement. The theoretical analysis incorporates throughout the volume the work of figures ranging from Adorno, Habermas and Fromm to Klein, Kristeva, Winnicott and Zizek." "Psychoanalytic Culture will be essential reading for students and academics in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, psychology, sociology and cultural studies."--Jacket
Japan in analysis : cultures of the unconscious by Ian Parker( Book )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ian Parker addresses three key questions: 'Why is there psychoanalysis in Japan?','What do we learn about Japan from its own forms of analysis?', and 'What do we learn about ourselves from Japan?' The book is about the development of psychoanalysis and modern subjectivity in Japan. It shows how forms of individual selfhood amenable to therapeutic intervention emerged as Japanese culture has opened up to the West. It is also about how approaches to analysing the self have encountered Japan and how analysts tried to make sense of a culture that once seemed at odds with the aims of psychotherapy."--BOOK JACKET
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Social constructionism, discourse, and realismSlavoj Zizek : a critical introductionRevolution in psychology : alienation to emancipationFrom the conscious interior to an exterior unconscious : Lacan, discourse analysis, and social psychologyPsychoanalytic practice and state regulationQualitative psychology : introducing radical researchDeconstructing psychotherapyPsychoanalytic mythologies
Alternative Names
Ian Parker

Ian Parker 1956-

Ian Parker British psychologist

Ian Parker psicólogo británico

Ian Parker psicologo britannico

Ian Parker psicólogu británicu

Паркер, Иан

ايان باركر محلل نفسى من المملكه المتحده

ایان پارکر

파커, 이안 1956-

イアン, パーカー

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