Resources and Articles

APCS Reading Resources


Members of APCS were surveyed and invited to submit names of books they found influential and that address the intersection between psychoanalysis, culture and society in their own areas of research and inquiry. This resource list will be expanded over time and members are encouraged to submit new listings and revisions to Lita Crociani-Windland at Please consult the listing of APCS Board Member Publications & Websites elsewhere on this site for additional resources.

Suggestions from members as to how this resource area might be organized so as to be most useful to members are invited, and any members interested on working on developing web resources for the APCS community are invited t o contact Lita Crociani-Windland at

Abel, E., Christian, B., and Moglen, H. (1987). Female Subjects in Black and White: Race, Psychoanalysis, Feminism. University of California Press.

Abraham, N & Torok, M (1994) The Shell and the Kernel (edited, translated and with an introduction by N Rand). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Agamben, G, (2005). Homo sacer: Sovereign power and bare life. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press

Altman, N (2009) The Analyst in the Inner City: Race, Class, and Culture through a Psychoanalytic Lens (second edition). New York & London: Routledge.

Atkinson, J (2002) Trauma Trails, Recreating Song Lines: The Transgenerational Effects of Trauma in Indigenous Australia. Melbourne, Australia: Spinifex Press.

Badia, S. A. (2010). Freud Upside Down: African American Literature and Psychoanalytic Culture. University of Illinois Press.

Bollas, C. (1992).Being a Character: Psychoanalysis and Self Experience. New York: Routledge.

Britzman, D. (2010).Freud and education. New York: Routledge.

Britzman, D. (2009). The very thought of education: Psychoanalysis and the impossible professions. Albany, N.Y. SUNY Press.

Britzman, D. (2006). Novel education: Psychoanalytic studies of learning and not learning. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Britzman, D. (2003). After-education: Anna Freud, Melanie Klein and psychoanalytic histories of learning. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Britzman, D. (1998). Lost subjects, contested objects: Toward a psychoanalytic inquiry of learning. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Bruhm, S. & Hurley, N. (2004). Curiouser: On the queerness of children. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Coles, P. (2011). The uninvited guest from the unremembered past. London: Karnac.

Danto, E, (2002). Freud’s free clinics: Psychoanalysis and social justice, 1918-1938. New York: Columbia University Press.

Davoine, F & Gaudillière, J (2004) History Beyond Trauma. New York: Other Press.

Derrida, J. (1994). Specters of Marx: The state of the debt, the work of mourning, and the new international. New York: Routledge.

Donzelot, J. (1979). The policing of families. New York: Pantheon

Faimberg, H (2005) The Telescoping of Generations: Listening to the Narcissistic Links between Generations. London: Institute of Psychoanalysis & Routledge

Fanon, F. (1967) Black Skins, White Masks. New York: Grove Press.

Flax, J. (2010). Resonances of Slavery in Race/Gender Relations: Shadow at the Heart of American Politics. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Gordon, A (1997) Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Henriques, J., Holloway, W., Urwin, C., Venn, C. & Walkerdine, V. (1984). Changing the subject: Psychology, social regulation, and subjectivity. London: Methuen

Lijtmaer, R. (2006) Black, White, Hispanic and both: Issues in Bi-racial Identity and its effects in the transference-countertransference. In: Moodley, R. and Palmer, S. (Eds.) Race, Culture and Psychotherapy: Critical Perspectives in Multicultural Practice. London: Brunner-Routledge.

Lijtmaer, R. (2010 a) Migration, Cultural values and the Medical Model: Pittu Laungani and Psychotherapy Bridging East-West Psychology and Counseling. Eds. Roy Moodley, Aanchai Rai and Wassem Alladin. Sage Publications, India.

Lijtmaer, R. (2011) Nostalgia and Ambivalence: Reconnecting with the Past through Technology. In Global Migration, Technology and Transculturalism. Eds: Myna German and Padmini Banerjee, CIGS Lindenwood University Press.

Metzl, J. (2011). The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease. New York: Beacon Press.

Mitchell, J. (2000). Psychoanalysis and Feminism: A Radical Reassessment of Freudian Psychoanalysis. New York: Basic Books, 2nd Revised Ed.

O’Loughlin, M. (Ed.). (2014). The Ethics of Remembering and the Consequences of Forgetting: Essays on Trauma, History and Memory. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

O’Loughlin, M. & Charles, M. (Ed.). (2014). Fragments of trauma and the social production of suffering. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Painter, N. I. (2001). Southern History Across the Colorline. The University of North Carolina Press.

Perez Foster, M.oskowitz, M. & Javier, R. (Eds.), Reaching across boundaries of culture and class: Widening the script of psychoanalysis. New Jersey: Jason Aronson.

Richards, B. (1984). Capitalism and infancy: Essays on psychoanalysis and politics. London: Free Association Books.

Spillers, H. J. (2003). Black, White and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Stein, A. (2013).Cupid’s Knife:Anger and Agency in Violent Relationships. New York: Routledge.

Stein. A. (2006). Prologue to Violence: Child Abuse, Dissociation, and Crime. New York: Routledge.

Stockton, K. B. (2009). The queer child: On growing sideways in the twentieth century. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Taubman, P. (2011). Disavowed knowledge: Psychoanalysis, education, and teaching. New York: Routledge.

Tate, C. (1998). Psychoanalysis and Black Novels: Desire and the Protocols of Race. Oxford University Press.

Walkerdine, V. (ed.) Challenging Subjects: Critical Psychology for a New Millennium. New York: Palgrave.

Watkins,M. & Shulman, H. (2008). Toward psychologies of liberation. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.