Introduction : why turn to psychoanalysis for a social theory of oppression? Alienation as the perverse privilege of the modern subject Alienation's double as the burden of the othered subject Colonial abjection and transmission of affect Humanism beyond the economy of property Fluidity of power The affects of oppression The depressed sex Sublimation and idealization Revolt and singularity Forgiveness and subjectivity Conclusion : ethics of psychoanalysis; or, forgiveness as an alternative to alienation.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-232) and index.