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  1. Qualitative Research in Midwifery and Childbirth

    Phenomenological Approaches

    Edited by Gill Thomson, Fiona Dykes, Soo Downe

    Qualitative research, particularly phenomenology, is increasingly popular as a method for midwifery and health-related research. These approaches enable rich and detailed explanations to be uncovered and bring experience to life. Important recommendations and practice- based implications may then...

    Published June 7th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Critical Psychology

    Edited by Ian Parker

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Critical psychology has emerged as a vibrant site of research and reflection on the assumptions and practices of its host discipline. As serious scholarship flourishes in the area as never before, this new collection from the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Psychology, meets the...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 'Adolescence', Pregnancy and Abortion

    Constructing a Threat of Degeneration

    By Catriona I. Macleod

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Winner of the Rhodes University Vice-Chancellor's Book Award 2012! Winner of the 2011 Distinguished Publication Award of the Association for Women in Psychology! Why, despite evidence to the contrary, does the narrative of the negative consequences of teenage pregnancy, abortion and childbearing...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Domestic Violence and Psychology

    A Critical Perspective

    By Paula Nicolson

    Series: Women and Psychology

    This book rethinks the way psychological knowledge of domestic violence has typically been constructed. It puts forward a psychological perspective which is both critical of the traditional ‘woman blaming’ stance, as well as being at odds with the feminist position that men are wholly to blame...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Putting Psychology in its Place, 3rd Edition

    Critical Historical Perspectives

    By Graham Richards

    The third edition of Putting Psychology In Its Place builds on the previous two editions, introducing the history of Psychology and placing the discipline within a historical context. It aims both to answer and raise questions about the role of Psychology in modern society, by critically examining...

    Published December 4th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Critical Feminist Approaches to Eating Dis/Orders

    Edited by Helen Malson, Maree Burns

    Over the past decade there have been significant shifts both in feminist approaches to the field of eating disorders and in the ways in which gender, bodies, body weight, body management and food are understood, represented and regulated within the dominant cultural milieus of the early...

    Published May 26th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 19th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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