Inventing Our Selves proposes a radical new approach to the
analysis of our current regime of the self, and the values of
autonomy, identity, individuality, liberty and choice that animate
it. It argues that psychology, psychiatry, psychotherapy and other
"psy" disciplines have played a key role in "inventing our selves,"
changing the ways in which human beings understand and act upon
themselves, and how they are acted upon by politicians, managers,... more...