Below are selected publications in The International Research Group for Psycho-Societal Analysis:

Special issues on depth-hermeneutics

There are two special journal issues emerging from the research group, which reflect our special interest in the theory and methodology of the German psychoanalyst and sociologist Alfred Lorenzer (1922–2002):

Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. Special issue. Alfred Lorenzer and the depth-hermeneutic method.  Eds. Mechthild Bereswill, Christine Morgenroth & Peter Redman. Vol 15(3) 2010: 213-314.

Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. Thematic issue. Cultural Analysis and In-depth Hermeneutics – Psycho-societal Analysis of Everyday Life Culture, Interaction, and Learning. Ed. Henning Salling Olesen. Vol 13(3) 2012.

Members’ contributions

Ribers, B. (in press). The plight to dissent: Professional integrity and ethical perception in the institutional care work of early childhood educators. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal.
Gripsrud, B.H., Ramvi, E. & Mellon, K. (in press). Depth-hermeneutics: A psychosocial approach to facilitate reflective practice for teachers? Reflective Practice.
Gripsrud, B.H., Ramvi, E., Froggett, L., Hellstrand, I. & Manley, J. (2018). Psychosocial and symbolic dimensions of the breast/s explored through a Visual Matrix. NORA: Nordic Journal of Gender and Feminist Research. 26(3): 210-229.
Ramvi, E., Manley, J., Froggett, L., Liveng, A., Lading, Å., Hollway, W., & Gripsrud, B.H. (2018). The Visual Matrix method in a study of death and dying: Methodological reflections. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. Online ahead of print.
Andersen, L. L. & Dybbroe, B. (2017). Introspection as intra-professionalism in social and health care. Journal of Social Work Practice. 31(1): 21-35.
Krüger, S. & Rustad, G. (2017). Coping with shame in a media-saturated society – The Norwegian web-series Skam as transitional object. Television and New Media, published online: 22/11/2017.

Krüger, S. (2017). Dropping Depth Hermeneutics into Psychosocial Studies – a Lorenzerian perspective. The Journal of Psychosocial Studies, 10(1): 47-66.

Krüger, S. (2017). Unable to mourn again? Media(ted) responses to Neo-Nazi terror in Germany. In: Auestad, L., (ed.). Shared Traumas, Silent Loss – Public and Private Mourning, Karnac, 2017: 59–76.

Liveng, A., Ramvi, E., Froggett, L., Manley, J., Hollway, W.,  Lading, Å., Gripsrud, B.H. (2017). Imagining Transitions in old Age through the Visual Matrix Method: Thinking about what is hard to bear. Journal of Social Work Practice. 31(2): 155-170.

Manley, J. & Roy, A. (2017). The visual matrix: A psycho-social method for discovering unspoken complexities in social care practice. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. 22(2): 132-153.

Ramvi, E. & Gripsrud, B.H. (2017) Silence about encounters with dying among health care professionals in a society which de-tabooises death. Special issue. International Practice Development Journal. Vol.7. September 2017.

Ramvi, E. (2017). Passing the Buck, or Thinking about Experience? Conditions for Professional Development among Teachers in a Norwegian Middle School. Open Journal of Social Sciences. 5(2): 139-156.

Rüsselbæk Hansen, D. and Bøje, J. D. (2017). The ‘strong’ state and the ‘soft’ market in educational reform processes: Management philosophies and their consequences. Power and Education. 9(1): 18-36.

Rüsselbæk Hansen, D. and Frederiksen, F. (2017). The ‘Crucified’ Leader: Cynicism, Fantasies and Paradoxes in Education. Studies in Philosophy and Education. 36(4): 425-441.

Andersen, L. L. (2016). A psycho-societal perspective on neoliberal welfare services in Denmark: Identification and ambivalence. Journal of Psycho-Social Studies. 9(1): 1-16.

Olesen, H.S. (2016). A psycho-societal approach to life histories. In I. Goodson, A. Antikainen, P. Sikes & M. Andrews (Eds.), The Routledge International Handbook on Narrative and Life History. London: Routledge: 214-224.

Andersen, L. L. (2015). Micro-processes of collaborative innovation in Danish welfare settings: a psychosocial approach to learning and performance. In Collaborative innovation in the public sector: Northern European experiences. Eds. Agger, Damgaard, Krogh, Sørensen. Bentham EBooks

Froggett, L., Manley, J., & Roy, A. (2015). The visual matrix method: imagery and affect in a group-based research setting. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 14(3).

Froggett, Lynn; Ramvi, Ellen; Davies, Linda (2015). Thinking from Experience in Psychosocial Practice: Reclaiming and Teaching ‘Use of Self’. Journal of Social Work Practice. 29(2): 133-150.

Hollway, W. (2015). Knowing Mothers: Researching Maternal Identity Change. Basingstoke: Pallgrave Macmillan.

Knutson, H.V. & Kristiansen, A. (2015). Varieties of Silence: Understanding Different Forms and Functions of Silence in a Psychotherapeutic Setting, Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 51(1): 1-30.

Ramvi, E. (2015). I am only a nurse: a biographical narrative study of a nurse’s self-understanding and its implication for practice. BMC Nursing, 14, 23. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-015-0073-y

Froggett, L., Conroy, M., Manley, J., & Roy, A. (2014). Between art and social science: Scenic composition as a methodological device. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 15(5).

Krüger, S. & Johanssen, J. (2014). Alienation and Digital Labour—A Depth-Hermeneutic Inquiry into Online Commodification and the Unconscious . Special issue. Triple C. 12(2).

Olesen, H. S. (2014). Learning and the Psycho-Societal Nature of Social Practice:
Tracing the Invisible Social Dimension in Work and Learning. Forum Oświatowe,
2(52): 11-27. Retrieved from: http://forumoswiatowe.pl/index.php/czasopismo/article/
view/159

Decker, O., Rothe, K., Weissmann, M., Kiess, J., Brähler, E. (2013). Economic prosperity as “narcissistic filling”: A missing link between political attitudes and right-wing authoritarianism. Conflict & Violence. 7(1): 135-149.

Leithäuser, T. (2013). Psychoanalysis, socialization and society – The psychoanalytical thought and Interpretation of Alfred Lorenzer. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 13(3): 56-70

Olesen, H.S. (2013). The societal nature of subjectivity: An interdisciplinary methodological challenge. Historical Social Research / Historische Sozialforschung
Vol. 38, No. 2 (144): 7-25.

Andersen, L.L. (2012). Inner and Outer Life at Work. The Roots and Horizon of Psychoanalytically Informed Work Life Research. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 13(3), Art. 26.

 

Andersen, Linda Lundgaard (2012). Interaction, transference, and subjectivity: A psychoanalytic approach to fieldwork. Journal of Research Practice, 8(2), Article M3.

Andersen, Lundgaard L. & Soldz, S. (2012) Special Issue: New approaches in psychodynamic research. Journal for Research Practice. 8(2).

Dybbroe, B. (2012). Work Identity and Contradictory Experiences of Welfare Workers in a Life-history Perspective. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 13(3).

Hansson, B. & Dybrroe, B. (2012). Autoethnography and psychodynamics in interrelational spaces of the research process. Journal of Research Practice. 8(2). Article M6 (online).

Kristiansen, A. (2012). Silence and waiting in an educational context. In Fiskå Hägg & Kristiansen (eds.) Attending to Silence. Educators and Philosophers on the Art of Listening. Portal Academic: 119-131.

Leithäuser, T. (2012). Psychoanalysis, Socialization and Society—The Psychoanalytical Thought and Interpretation of Alfred Lorenzer. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 13(3).

Morgenroth, C. (2012). Deciphering Political Utopias. Unions, Female Night Work, and Gender Justice. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 13(3).

Olesen, H.S. & Weber, K. (2012). Socialization, Language, and Scenic Understanding. Alfred Lorenzer’s Contribution to a Psycho-societal Methodology. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 13(3).

Rothe, K. (2012). Anti-semitism in Germany today and the intergenerational transmission of guilt and shame. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. 17(1): 16-34.

Soldz, S., & Andersen, L. L. (2012). Expanding subjectivities: Introduction to the special issue on ‘New directions in psychodynamic research’. Journal of Research Practice, 8(2), Article E2.

Weber, K. (2012). Learning, Work, and Language Games. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 13(3).

Bereswill, M. Morgenroth, C. & Redman, P. (2010). Alfred Lorenzer and the depth-hermeneutic method. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. Vol 15(3): 221-250.

Bereswill, M. & Morgenroth, C. (2010). The depth-hermeneutic approach in cultural and media analysis: A conversation with Ulrike Prokop. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. 15(3): 302-314.

Froggett, W. & Hollway, W. (2010). Psychosocial research analysis and scenic understanding. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. 15(3): 281-301.

Liebsch, K. (2010). Symbolic interaction forms versus cliches: On the function and impact of religious symbolizations in the evangelical milieu. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. 15(3): 251-266.

Morgenroth, C. (2010). The research relationship, enactments and ‘counter-transference’ analysis: On the significance of scenic understanding. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. 15(3): 267-280.

Ramvi, E. (2010). Out of control: A teacher’s account. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. 15(4): 328-345.

Roseneil, S. (2009). Haunting in an age of individualization: Subjectivity, relationality and the traces of the lives of others. European Societies. 11(3): 411-430.

Hollway, W. (2008). The importance of relational thinking in the practice of psycho-social research: ontology, epistemology, methodology and ethics. In: Clarke, S.; Hoggett, P. & Hahn, H. (eds.). Object relations and social relations: The implications of the relational turn in psychoanalysis. Exploring Psycho-Social Studies. London, UK: Karnac: 137–162.

Hollway, W. (2008). Turning psychosocial? Towards a UK network. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. 13: 199. https://doi.org/10.1057/pcs.2008.10

Kristiansen, A. (2008). How to develop a culture of trust in schools? Insights from Martin Buber’s Philosophy of Dialogue. Critique Humanism: Journal for Human and Social Studies, 26: 95-107.

Andersen, L. L. (2005). The Long Gone Promises of Social Work. Ambivalence and Individualisation in a Social Services Administration. Journal of Social Work Practice. 19(1): 73-86­.

Andersen, Linda Lundgaard (2003). When the Unconscious Joins the Game. A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Modernization and Change. Forum Qualitative SozialforschungForum Qualitative Social Research. Special Issue on Subjectivity and Reflexivity in Qualitative Research. (Eds) Breuer, Mruck, & Roth. 4(3).

Tietel, E. (2000). The Interview as a Relational Space. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 1(2).

 

 

 

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