Women and Madness
Chicago Review Press, 4 set 2018 - 432 pagine
Feminist icon Phyllis Chesler's pioneering work, Women and Madness, remains startlingly relevant today, nearly fifty years since its first publication in 1972. With over 2.5 million copies sold, this landmark book is unanimously regarded as the definitive work on the subject of women's psychology. Now back in print, this completely revised and updated edition adds perspectives on eating disorders, postpartum depression, biological psychology, important feminist political findings, female genital mutilation, and more.
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... North Franklin Street Chicago, Illinois 60610 ISBN 978-1-64160-036-1 Cover design: Lindsey Cleworth Schauer Interior design: planettheo.com Printed in the United States of America Some of the material from Chapters Two, ree, and Four.
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Chapters One and Ten discuss the basic psychological dimensions of female personality in our culture. Chapter One presents the lives and psychiatric histories of women, based on autobiographical, biographical, and case history material.
Chapter One describes how female reproductive biology, patriarchal culture, and the modern parent-daughter ... Chapters Two and ree view both the mental asylum and private therapy as recapitulations or mirrors of the female experience ...
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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