Ian Parker
Ian Parker

Ian Parker is an activist and academic, a revolutionary Marxist, and practising Lacanian psychoanalyst in Manchester, involved in various political movements in the past forty years. He is part of the Asylum Collective which produces Asylum: Magazine for Democratic Psychiatry. He has visiting professorial posts in universities in Britain, Belgium, Brazil, Spain and South Africa. In addition to authoring and editing a number of books on ‘critical psychology’, psychoanalysis and radical research methods, he was author of Slavoj Žižek: A Critical Introduction (Pluto, 2004), which has been translated into Korean, Russian and Slovene, and Revolution in Psychology: Alienation to Emancipation (Pluto, 2007), which has been translated into Greek, Spanish and Portuguese.


Books by Ian Parker

Revolutionary Keywords for a New Left

Dec 2017

Fifty revolutionary keywords for a new left.

Psy-Complex in Question

Critical Review in Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Social Theory

Jan 2018

Tracing a series of key debates in and against the psy-complex.

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