Media and the Inner World


As part of the network a number of special issues and books have been or will be published in the near future.

Recent Publications:

1. Free Associations, Number 62

Bainbridge, C. and Yates, C. (eds) (2011) ‘Therapy Culture/Culture as Therapy: A Media and the Inner World Special Edition’, Free Associations, Number 62 (September). ISSN: 2047-0622.


2. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, vol. 17, no. 2

Bainbridge, C. and Yates, C. (eds) (2012) ‘Media and the Inner World: New psycho-cultural perspectives on psychoanalysis and popular culture’, Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, vol. 17, no. 2 (July). ISSN: 1088-0763.


Forthcoming Publications:


Bainbridge, C. (forthcoming) ‘Knowing Me, Knowing You: Reading Mamma Mia! as feminine object’ in L. FitzGerald and M. Williams (eds) Mamma Mia! The Movie: Exploring a cultural phenomenon (London: I B Tauris). ISBN: 978-1-848859418.

Bainbridge, C. (forthcoming) ‘The Spectacle of Envy and Femininity in the Press: A psycho-cultural approach’ in E. de Gregorio-Godeo and Á. Mateos-Aparicio (eds.) Culture and Power: Identity and identification (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing). ISBN: 978-0-000036803.

Yates, C. (forthcoming) ‘Media and the Inner World: Mapping the psycho-cultural – context and debates’ in E. de Gregorio-Godeo & Á. Mateos-Aparicio (eds) Mapping Identities and Identification Processes: Approaches from Cultural Studies (Peter Lang AG). ISBN: tbc.


Bainbridge, C., Ward, I. and Yates, C. (eds) (forthcoming) Television and Psychoanalysis: Psych-cultural perspectives (London: Karnac Books).

Balick, A. (forthcoming) The Psychodynamics of Social Networking: Connected-up instananeous culture, and the self (London: Karnac Books). ISBN: 978-1-780490922

Ortega Breton, H. (ed.) (forthcoming) ‘Media and the Inner World: Reflections on Radio’ special edition, The Radio Journal: International Studies in Broadcast and Audio Media, vol. 11, no. 1 (Spring). ISSN: 1476-4504.


 Publishing with MiW:

Caroline Bainbridge and Candida Yates are series editors of the ‘Psychoanalysis and Popular Culture’ list published by Karnac Books. To submit a proposal, please email:

The MiW Directors also edit the peer-reviewed journal, Free Associations: Psychoanalysis and Culture, Media, Groups, Politics ( We welcome individual submissions and proposals for special editions as well as reviews of cultural events, books, films and performances. Please contact for further information.


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