Locating control: psychology and the cultural production of 'healthy subject positions'.

@article{Riggs2005LocatingCP,
  title={Locating control: psychology and the cultural production of 'healthy subject positions'.},
  author={Damien W Riggs},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  year={2005},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={87-100}
}
This paper addresses some of the ways in which psychological constructs, which have been traditionally positioned as intra-psychic phenomena, may be more productively understood as local performances of intelligible 'healthy subject positions'. More specifically, it focuses on the cultural location of psychological epistemologies, and the assumptions of universality (based upon the normative subject position 'white middle-class heterosexual male') that shape them. Through an analysis of… CONTINUE READING