Women and Madness

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989 - 359 pagine
Feminist Icon Phyllis Chesler's Pioneering Work, Women and Madness, Remains Startlingly relevant today, over thirty years since its initial publication in 1972. With over 2.5 million copies sold, this seminal book is unanimously regarded as the definitive work on the subject of women's psychology. In this new edition, Chesler's original research and findings are supported by her perspectives on today's issues related to the subjects in the original book including: eating disorders, postpartum depression, biological psychiatry, important feminist political findings, female genital mutilation, and more. Book jacket.

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The author explores perception of women and gender roles, making a case that "madness" can be a normal response to intolerable pressures and exploitations experienced by women. Issues in the myth of ... Leggi recensione completa

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Still strident after all these years, prominent feminist author and activist Chesler (The Death of Feminism ) here updates her classic on female psychology. A new introduction is followed by a ... Leggi recensione completa

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