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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. 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 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  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. 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

  10. 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