By Nick Mansfield
Exploration of the Western concern with self and our own subjectivity. Traces the development of our notions of subjectivity over the past century, analysing the work of theorists such as Freud, Foucault, Nietsche and Lacan. Locates subjectivity within contemporary cultural debates about gender, sexuality, ethnicity, postmodernism and technology. Author is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Critical and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University. Previous publications include 'Cultural Studies and the New Humanities'.