Patterns in a Feminist Sampler
Jewish women of all ages and backgrounds come together in Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women to explore and rejoice in what they have in common--their heritage. They reveal in striking personal stories how their Jewishness has shaped their identities and informed their experiences in innumerable...
Published September 11th 1997 by Routledge
Women, Weight, and Appearance
Despite the gains of the women’s movement, women are still judged by what they look like--and men, by what they do. Fat--A Fate Worse Than Death? offers hardy resistance to the narrow, random, and irrational appearance standards set for American women through an approach that is personal, eclectic,...
Published August 11th 1997 by Routledge
The Sound of Women Pausing
Menopause, Me and You will help you put menopause in proper perspective--as a normal and natural developmental process in the lives of women, not as a disorder or state that causes disease. This informative book gives you self-monitoring tools for collecting information and monitoring changes in...
Published June 17th 1997 by Routledge
How can you provide effective, meaningful therapy to couples with whom you have little or nothing in common? Couples Therapy: Feminist Perspectives addresses some of the inadequacies, omissions, and assumptions in traditional couples therapy to help you face the issues of race, ethnicity, and...
Published December 25th 1996 by Routledge
Classics in Lesbian Studies takes a major step in giving the lesbian experience its own unique voice within scholarship and the larger world society. Thus, it is devoted exclusively to the lesbian experience and serves as a vehicle for the promotion of scholarship and commentary on lesbianism from...
Published December 17th 1996 by Routledge
From Both Sides of the Couch
This is an important anthology for therapists who want to enhance their sensitivity and effectiveness in working with lesbians. In Lesbian Therapists and Their Therapy, the authors describe how being a lesbian has affected their own therapy--as clients and as therapists--to enable other practicing...
Published August 7th 1996 by Routledge
Feminist Foremothers in Women’s Studies, Psychology, and Mental Health is by and about the more recent wave of feminist foremothers; those who were awakened in the 1960s and ’70s to the realization that something was terribly wrong. These are the women who created the fields of feminist therapy,...
Published December 25th 1995 by Routledge
Winner of the Distinguished Publication Award 1996 from the Association for Women in Psychology, Feminist Visions of Gender Similarities and Differences opens a dialectic between the two traditions of feminism--similarities-based and differences-based--and generates useful scientific, political,...
Published November 9th 1995 by Routledge
Women's Decisions Concerning Contraception
In Advocating for Self, Peggy Matteson gives voice to women who describe the joys and concerns of many years of contraceptive use. The author held open-ended interviews with 40 women who represent contraceptive use for a combined 310 years! These women reveal how, when their contraceptive decisions...
Published October 24th 1995 by Routledge