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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... THREE THE CLINICIANS How Many Clinicians Are ere in America? Contemporary Clinical Ideology Traditional Clinical Ideology e Institutional Nature of Private erapy FOUR THE FEMALE CAREER AS A PSYCHIATRIC PATIENT e Interviews.
During the 1950s and 1960s, clinicians were still being taught that women suffer from penis envy, are morally inferior to men, and are innately masochistic, dependent, passive, heterosexual, and monogamous. We also learned that it was ...
In addition, when clinicians are overworked and have limited time in which to see and diagnose a patient, they may literally jump to [false] conclusions. Clinicians may “tend to seek out and record information that conrms previously ...
Even those clinicians who are less likely to gender-stereotype still exhibit an (o en unconscious) preference for men over women. eir sexism may be sophisticated, subtle. Sometimes, female clinicians are much harder on women than are ...
As feminist clinician Janet Surrey says, “ e work of feminist healers is to integrate our minds and our bodies, ourselves and others, human community and the life of the planet. I question our profession's fear of feminism.
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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