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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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 30th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Developments

    Child, Image, Nation

    By Erica Burman

    How does developmental psychology connect with the developing world? What do cultural representations tell us about the contemporary politics of childhood? What is the political economy of childhood? This companion volume to Burman's Deconstructing Developmental Psychology helps us to explain why...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Accounting for Rape

    Psychology, Feminism and Discourse Analysis in the Study of Sexual Violence

    By Irina Anderson, Kathy Doherty

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Accounting for Rape presents an original perspective on the subject of rape, focusing on both female and male sexual violence. The authors investigate everyday beliefs about rape, to examine how blaming the victim and the normalization of rape are achieved by people in a discussion about...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Deconstructing Developmental Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Erica Burman

    What is childhood and why, and how, did psychology come to be the arbiter of 'correct'or 'normal' development? How do actual lived childhoods connect with theories about child development? In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the...

    Published September 5th 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 25th 2007 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Managing the Monstrous Feminine

    Regulating the Reproductive Body

    By Jane M. Ussher

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Managing the Monstrous Feminine takes a unique approach to the study of the material and discursive practices associated with the construction and regulation of the female body. Jane Ussher examines the ways in which medicine, science, the law and popular culture combine to produce fictions about...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge