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Essential Papers on the Psychology of Women (Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis)

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Publisher Comments:

Dr. Zanardi approaches the development of psychoanalytic theories of women on two fronts: the psychoanalytic and the political. The first part includes papers by Ruth Mack Brunswick, Melanie Klein, Janine Chasseguet-Smirgel, D. W. Winnicott, Joyce Macdougal, Edith Jacobsen, Annie Reich, and Judith Kestenberg, among others, illustrating the psychoanalytic development concerning female sexuality from the 1940s on. the different views - Freudian, Kleinian, Horneyan, object relation, and Lacanian - are presented, showing both American and European views to underline their theoretical differences. Controversial issues - phallocentrism, penis envy, homosexuality, masochism, wish for a child - are brought into focus and analyzed from different theoretical and clinical points of view.

The second part draws attention to the influence of the Women's Liberation Movement on psychoanalytic theory. The papers included show attempts to integrate psychoanalysis into the ideological political discourse. It includes the work of leading feminists and psychoanalysts in the United States and Europe, including Carol Gilligan, Dorothy Dinnerstein, Jean Baker Miller, Juliet Mitchell, Luce Irigaray, and Julia Kristeva.

Synopsis:

This book is important reading for those concerned specifically about psychoanalysis of women and/or women's development and for those interested generally in the role of culture and history in the development of theory.

About the Author

Claudia Zanardi, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at New York University and the University of Milan, Italy. Her writings, which have appeared in psychoanalytic journals and books, are on the subject of the contribution of feminism to psychoanalytic theory and practice. She is the co-editor of Symptoms Body Femininity: From Hysteria to Bulimia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780814796689
Author:
Zanardi, Claudia
Publisher:
New York University Press
Author:
Latin American Bureau
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Social Psychology
Subject:
Women -- Psychology.
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
WOMEN_PSYCHOLOGY
Subject:
s Studies
Subject:
CHILD AND DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19900831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
510
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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