Lang, B., Damousi, J. & Lewis, A. (2017). Conclusion to A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature. A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature 215-220. Manchester, United Kingdom: Manchester University Press. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.7765/9781526106117.00011
[Extract] This volume delineates the changing forms of the case study across disciplines and decades, mapping circuits of knowledge through which the sexed and gendered human subject became a persistently urgent topic of enquiry in the Western world.A History of the Case Study presents an analysis of case writing about the human subject from a critical juncture in its formation in the second half of the nineteenth century, when, as claimed by Michel Foucault, sexuality came to be regarded as a conceptual part of human nature. According to Foucault’s famous dictum, notions of sexuality ‘organized sex as a “fictitious unity”’...
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