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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Both women and men are strengthened by examples of women who embody all the human (not merely the feminine or biologically maternal) possibilities. It is also no accident that I did not fully examine the “dark” side of Demeter and ...
Bernardez le the Department of Psychiatry “with their arcane views and biological reductionism,” which was “toxic to me.” Surprised? We were too. THE 1990S Clinical psychologist Helen Bolderston writes: “In two years.
Despite the progress in biological psychiatry, both women and men are still wrongfully or overly medicated—or denied proper medication—by harried low-fee/high-fee psychiatrists and psychopharmacologists. Psychiatric inpatients are o en ...
... appreciation for and understanding of motherhood and the important role it plays in female psychology. My younger Amazon self rejected biological motherhood under patriarchal conditions as too difficult for an intellectual warrior.
Most people, including many second wave feminists, (who had enormous psychological ambivalence toward biological pregnancy and patriarchal motherhood), wrongfully assumed that mothers would somehow win their freedom by unjustly losing ...
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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