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  1. 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 16th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2008 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 24th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 20th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Sanctioning Pregnancy

    A Psychological Perspective on the Paradoxes and Culture of Research

    By Harriet Gross, Helen Pattison

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Pregnancy provides a very public, visual confirmation of femininity. It is a time of rapid physical and psychological adjustment for women and is surrounded by stereotyping, taboos and social expectations. This book seeks to examine these popular attitudes towards pregnancy and to consider how they...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Sexuality in Adolescence

    Current Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Susan M. Moore, Doreen A. Rosenthal

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Sexuality in Adolescence considers the latest theory and research on adolescent development, focusing on sexuality as a vital aspect of normal, healthy maturation. Biological changes are discussed within a social context, and the latest research is presented on key issues of our time, including...

    Published October 26th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Capacity to Care

    Gender and Ethical Subjectivity

    By Wendy Hollway

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Wendy Hollway explores a subject that is largely absent from the topical literature on care. Humans are not born with a capacity to care, and this volume explores how this capacity is achieved through the experiences of primary care, gender development and later, parenting. In this book, the author...

    Published October 5th 2006 by Routledge