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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While society has changed—it also remains the same. For some, family life has changed radically in the last thirty- ve years; more than half of all marriages end in divorce; many mothers (and some fathers) are raising children alone, ...
... women respectfully, rather than in a superior or contemptuous way. A feminist therapist does not minimize the extent to which a woman has been wounded. Nevertheless, a feminist therapist remains resolutely optimistic. No woman, no.
Nevertheless, a feminist therapist remains resolutely optimistic. No woman, no matter how wounded she may be, is beyond the reach of human community and compassion. A feminist therapist does not label a woman as mentally ill because she ...
It is a sign of our ambitiousness: we understand how much remains to be done. But we have come a long way. We now understand that women and men are not “crazy” or “defective” when, in response to trauma, they develop post-traumatic ...
Despite enormous gains, this psychological relationship still remains constant. I also wrote about the “psycho-economics of female beauty.” I addressed, early on, the danger of women's obsession with being thin, young, and beautiful, ...
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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