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Publications and media


  • Tyranny of Choice (Profile Books, 2010)
  • On Anxiety (Routledge, 2004)
  • (Per)versions of Love and Hate (Verso, 1998),
  • The Spoils of Freedom: Psychoanalysis and Feminism After the Fall of Socialism (Routledge, 1994).

Chapters in edited collections


  • 'Violence as a response to the ideology of choice', Cardozo Law Review 33(6) August 2012: 2275-2288.
  • 'Perversion and Forensic Science: Fraudulent Testimonies', Social Research Vol. 78/(3) Fall 2011: 887-906


  • TEDGlobal 2013: “We face an endless string of choices, which leads us to feel anxiety, guilt and pangs of inadequacy that we are perhaps making the wrong ones. But philosopher Renata Salecl asks: Could individual choices be distracting us from something bigger—our power as social thinkers? A bold call for us to stop taking personal choice so seriously and focus on the choices we're making collectively.” View it here.