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  1. Body Work

    The Social Construction of Women's Body Image

    By Sylvia K. Blood

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Are scientific 'facts' about body image enough to define conceptions of normality? Reassessing Experimental Psychology from a critical perspective, Sylvia Blood demonstrates how its research into Body Image can be misused and prone to misuse. Classifying women who experience distress and anxiety...

    Published July 14th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Gender Talk

    Feminism, Discourse and Conversation Analysis

    By Susan A. Speer

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Gender Talk provides a powerful case for the application of discursive psychology and conversation analysis to feminism, guiding the reader through cutting edge debates and providing valuable evidence of the benefits of fine-grained, discursive methodologies. In particular, the book concentrates on...

    Published July 7th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Beauty and Misogyny

    Harmful Cultural Practices in the West

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Should western beauty practices, ranging from lipstick to labiaplasty, be included within the United Nations understandings of harmful traditional/cultural practices? By examining the role of common beauty practices in damaging the health of women, creating sexual difference, and enforcing female...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Notes from the Margins

    The Gay Analyst's Subjectivity in the Treatment Setting

    By Eric Sherman

    Much has been written about the impact of gender and sexual orientation on the intersubjective field. Yet remarkably little has been written about the unique dilemmas faced by gay clinicians who treat patients of different genders and sexual orientations. Given the particularities of growing up gay...

    Published March 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  5. Gender, Nature, and Nurture

    2nd Edition

    By Richard A. Lippa

    This engaging text presents the latest scientific findings on gender differences, similarities, and variations--in sexuality, cognitive abilities, occupational preferences, personality, and social behaviors. The impact of nature and nurture on gender is examined from the perspectives of genetics,...

    Published March 9th 2005 by Psychology Press

  6. Geographies of Girlhood

    Identities In-between

    Edited by Pamela J. Bettis, Natalie G. Adams

    Series: Inquiry and Pedagogy Across Diverse Contexts Series

    Geographies of Girlhood: Identities In-Between explores how adolescent girls come to understand themselves as female in this culture, particularly during a time when they are learning what it means to be a woman and their identities are in-between that of child and adult, girl and woman. It...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. Woman's Relationship with Herself

    Gender, Foucault and Therapy

    By Helen O'Grady

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Woman's Relationship with Herself explores the relationship women have with themselves and demonstrates how this relationship is often dominated by debilitating practices of self-surveillance. Employing Foucault's notion of panoptical power, Helen O'Grady illuminates the link between this kind of...

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Just Sex?

    The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape

    By Nicola Gavey

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Winner of the Association for Women In Psychology 2006 Distinguished Publication Award! The past two decades have witnessed a significant shift in how rape is understood in Western societies. This shift in perception has revealed the startling frequency of occurrences of date rape, obscuring...

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Sexual Assault in Context

    Teaching College Men About Gender

    By Christopher Kilmartin, Alan D. Berkowitz

    Most North American colleges have programs that help students understand the harm done to victims of sexual violence and, if prosecuted, the potential consequences of their perpetrators. However, only a few programs also address those aspects of masculine culture that surround sexual assault....

    Published November 30th 2004 by Psychology Press

  10. Who's That Girl? Who's That Boy?

    Clinical Practice Meets Postmodern Gender Theory

    By Lynne Layton

    Hailed on publication as "an impressive integration of postmodernism and relational psychoanalysis" (James Hansel) and "an intelligent and stimulating account of where the issues of identity, gender, and difference are joined" (Jessica Benjamin), Lynne Layton's Who's That Girl? Who's That Boy? is a...

    Published March 30th 2004 by Routledge