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The Arabic FreudPsychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt$
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Omnia El Shakry

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780691174792

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691174792.001.0001

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Psychoanalysis before the Law

Psychoanalysis before the Law

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(p.83) Chapter Four Psychoanalysis before the Law
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The Arabic Freud
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Omnia El Shakry

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Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691174792.003.0005

This chapter traces a debate spawned by professor of criminal psychology Muhammad Fathi, while paying particular attention to the social role of the criminal at midcentury. It argues that the convergences or divergences found between psychoanalysis and the law were in part related to disputes regarding the causal nature of crime. Further complicating these debates was the juridical status of psychoanalysis itself as it struggled to assert its autonomy as a field of therapeutic practice within the Egyptian legal system. At the center of all of these arguments lay the criminal, themselves increasingly enmeshed within new legal and forensic practices, as well as multiple legal regimes over the course of the twentieth century.

Keywords:   Muhammad Fathi, Majallat ʿIlm al-Nafs, criminal, law, crime, Egyptian legal system, forensic practices, legal regimes

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