Editorial: Thinking (with) the Unconscious in Media and Communication Studies: Introduction to the Special Issue - Digital Media, Psychoanalysis and the Subject

Krüger, S. and Johanssen, J. 2017. Editorial: Thinking (with) the Unconscious in Media and Communication Studies: Introduction to the Special Issue - Digital Media, Psychoanalysis and the Subject. CM: Communication and Media . 11 (38), pp. 5-40. doi:10.5937/comman11-13131

TitleEditorial: Thinking (with) the Unconscious in Media and Communication Studies: Introduction to the Special Issue - Digital Media, Psychoanalysis and the Subject
TypeEdited issue
AuthorsKrüger, S.
Johanssen, J.
Abstract

This is the first-ever special issue of a media and communication journal that addresses questions of subjectivity, digital media and the Internet with a focus on psychoanalytic theory.

The contributing authors seek to reassess and reinvigorate psychoanalytic thinking in media and communication studies. They undertake this reassessment with a particular focus on the question of what psychoanalytic concepts, theories and modes of inquiry can contribute to the study of contemporary digital media.

KeywordsPsychoanalysis, Internet, social media, special issue, edited collection, open access, Klein, Jung, Lacan, Freud, Winnicott
JournalCM: Communication and Media
Journal citation11 (38), pp. 5-40
ISSN2466–541X
Year2017
PublisherInstitut za usmeravanje komunikacija, Novi Sad / Communication Direction Institute, Fakultet političkih nauka, Beograd / Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade
Publisher's versionCM38-Ceo.pdf
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.5937/comman11-13131
Web address (URL)http://aseestant.ceon.rs/index.php/comman/issue/view/467/showToc
Publication dates
PublishedDec 2016

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