The politics of nostalgia: Perils and untapped potentials


The author considers the role of nostalgic ideology in the 2016 presidential election, drawing upon the theorizing of nostalgia in psychoanalysis.

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Novack, S.L. The politics of nostalgia: Perils and untapped potentials. Psychoanal Cult Soc 22, 2–5 (2017).

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  • nostalgia
  • psychoanalysis
  • politics