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Penis envy and other bad feelings : the emotional costs of everyday life, Mari Ruti

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Penis envy and other bad feelings : the emotional costs of everyday life
Title
Penis envy and other bad feelings
Title remainder
the emotional costs of everyday life
Statement of responsibility
Mari Ruti
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Language
eng
Summary
Mari Ruti combines theoretical reflection, cultural critique, feminist politics, and personal experience to analyze the prevalence of bad feelings in contemporary everyday life. Proceeding from a playful engagement with Freud's idea of penis envy, Ruti's autotheoretical commentary fans out to a broader consideration of neoliberal pragmatism. She focuses on the emphasis on good performance, high productivity, constant self-improvement, and relentless cheerfulness that characterizes present-day Western society. Revealing the treacherousness of our fantasies of the good life, particularly the idea that our efforts will eventually be rewarded--that things will eventually get better--Ruti demystifies the false hope that often causes us to tolerate an unbearable present
Summary
Mari Ruti combines theoretical reflection, cultural critique, feminist politics, and personal anecdotes to analyze the prevalence of bad feelings in everyday life. Proceeding from a playful engagement with Freud’s idea of penis envy, Ruti fans out to a broader consideration of neoliberal pragmatism and a trenchant critique of gender relations
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10665397
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DLC
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Ruti, Mari
Dewey number
128/.37
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Critical theory
  • Negativity (Philosophy)
  • Emotions
  • Neoliberalism
  • Feminist theory
  • Critical theory
  • Emotions
  • Feminist theory
  • Negativity (Philosophy)
  • Neoliberalism
Target audience
adult
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the emotional costs of everyday life
Label
Penis envy and other bad feelings : the emotional costs of everyday life, Mari Ruti
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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Contents
Introduction -- The creed of pragmatism -- The rationalization of intimacy -- The obsessions of gender -- The reinvention of heteropatriarchy -- The specificity of desire -- The age of anxiety -- Conclusion
Control code
on1010658394
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xlix, 257 pages
Isbn
9780231186681
Lccn
2017049985
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028302137
System control number
(OCoLC)1010658394
Label
Penis envy and other bad feelings : the emotional costs of everyday life, Mari Ruti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The creed of pragmatism -- The rationalization of intimacy -- The obsessions of gender -- The reinvention of heteropatriarchy -- The specificity of desire -- The age of anxiety -- Conclusion
Control code
on1010658394
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xlix, 257 pages
Isbn
9780231186681
Lccn
2017049985
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028302137
System control number
(OCoLC)1010658394

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