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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“Patient and Patriarch: Women in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship,” Woman in Sexist Society: Studies in Power and Powerlessness, edited by Vivian Gornick and ... “Women as Psychotherapeutic Patients,” Women's Studies, Summer 1972.
A erwards, she became a crusader for the rights of mental patients and married women. In her writings, she bore witness to what was done to women in asylums. Years a er I had written Women and Madness, Drs. Jeffrey L. Geller and ...
First, I interviewed the real experts: women who had been psychiatric and psychotherapy patients. I interviewed white women and women of color, heterosexual women and lesbians, middle-class women and women on welfare, women who ranged ...
While this book was embraced by other feminists and by many women in general, my analysis of how diagnostic labels were used to stigmatize women and of why more women than men were involved in “careers” as psychiatric patients, ...
Adeline T. P. Lunt, (1871), of Massachusetts, noted that within the asylum, “the female patient must cease thinking or ... In her work on behalf of both mental patients and married women, Elizabeth Packard proposed, as her rst reform, ...
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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