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  1. Hard Knocks

    Domestic Violence and the Psychology of Storytelling

    By Janice Haaken

    Series: Women and Psychology

    This book draws on interviews carried out over a period of eight years, as well as novels, films, and domestic violence literature, to explain the role of storytelling in the history of the battered women’s movement. The author shows how cultural contexts shape how stories about domestic abuse get...

    Published April 27th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Gendered Unconscious

    Can Gender Discourses Subvert Psychoanalysis?

    By Louise Gyler

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Feminist interventions in psychoanalysis have often attempted either to subvert or re-frame the masculinist and phallocentric biases of Freud's psychoanalysis. This book investigates the nature of these interventions by comparing the status and treatment of women in two different psychoanalytic...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Understanding the Effects of Child Sexual Abuse

    Feminist Revolutions in Theory, Research and Practice

    By Sam Warner

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Child sexual abuse is a global problem that negatively affects many women and girls. As such, it has long been of concern to feminists, and more recently mental health activists. This book draws on this revolutionary legacy, feminism and post-structuralism to critically examine current perceptions...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Women and Depression

    Recovery and Resistance

    By Michelle N. Lafrance

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Women and Depression: Recovery and Resistance takes a welcome look at women’s experiences of living well after depression. Lafrance argues that the social construction of femininity is dangerous for women’s health, and ultimately, central to their experiences of depression. Beginning with a...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Gender as Soft Assembly

    By Adrienne Harris

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    Gender as Soft Assembly weaves together insights from different disciplinary domains to open up new vistas of clinical understanding of what it means to inhabit, to perform, and to be, gendered. Opposing the traditional notion of development as the linear unfolding of predictable stages,...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  6. Maternal Encounters

    The Ethics of Interruption

    By Lisa Baraitser

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Winner of the 2009 Feminist & Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) Book Award! Many women find mothering a shocking experience in terms of the extremity of feelings it provokes, and the profound changes it seems to prompt in identity, relationship and sense of self. However,...

    Published October 30th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Sex Differences

    Summarizing More than a Century of Scientific Research

    By Lee Ellis, Scott Hershberger, Evelyn Field, Scott Wersinger, Sergio Pellis, David Geary, Craig Palmer, Katherine Hoyenga, Amir Hetsroni, Kazmer Karadi

    This volume is the first to aim at summarizing all of the scientific literature published so far regarding male-female differences and similarities, not only in behavior, but also in basic biology, physiology, health, perceptions, emotions, and attitudes. Results from over 18,000 studies have been...

    Published August 10th 2008 by Psychology Press

  8. The Single Woman

    A Discursive Investigation

    By Jill Reynolds

    Series: Women and Psychology

    The increase in numbers of single people has been described as one of the greatest social phenomena of western society. Most women will spend periods of their lives alone, without a committed partner relationship. Yet there is still a degree of social stigma attached to this status. Single women...

    Published April 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Media, Gender and Identity

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By David Gauntlett

    Popular media present a vast array of stories about women and men. What impact do these images and ideas have on people’s identities? The new edition of Media, Gender and Identity is a highly readable introduction to the relationship between media and gender identities today. Fully revised and...

    Published March 25th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Body Image

    Understanding Body Dissatisfaction in Men, Women and Children, 2nd Edition

    By Sarah Grogan

    Sarah Grogan provides a comprehensive overview of the subject of body image, pulling together diverse research from the fields of psychology, sociology, media, and gender studies in men, women, and children. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the significant...

    Published July 19th 2007 by Routledge