Danielle Hans : The Institutional Setting in Relation to Transgression and the Law

The analysis of a portion of a non-directive interview with a young adolescent leads the author to consider the institutional setting as an instance of reflectivity, whose function of limiting desire is not control over the subject but rather a way of helping him to escape from the psychic determinations which alienate him.

Adolescence, T. 31 n°1, pp. 153-160.