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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Women in Asylums: Four Lives Mothers and Daughters: A Mythological Commentary on the Lives Heroines and Madness: Joan of Arc and the Virgin Mary TWO ASYLUMS e Mental Asylum e Female Social Role and Psychiatric Symptoms: Depression, ...
In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in both Europe and North America, a man had the legal right to lock his perfectly sane wife or daughter away in a mental asylum. And some did. Authoritarian, violent, drunken, and/or insane ...
Years a er I had written Women and Madness, Drs. Jeffrey L. Geller and Maxine Harris asked me to introduce a very important volume titled Women of the Asylum: Voices From Behind the Walls, 1840–1945 (1994). I had read and written about ...
Adeline T. P. Lunt, (1871), of Massachusetts, noted that within the asylum, “the female patient must cease thinking or uttering any 'original expression'.” She must “study the art of doffing (her) true character ... until you cut ...
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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