First Published in 1997, Crawford attempts to contextualise ideas of female sexuality as signified in academic, popular and in literary publications. Exploring themes of maternal sexuality, the suppression of female sexuality , clinical case studies and the reality of female sexuality in regards to Freudian and other literature.
Table of Contents
1. The Freudian Context. 2. The Social and Internal Pathology of Female Sexuality. 3. Female Fantasy: The Internal, Erotic Female World. 4. Case Histories: An Analysis. 5. Action Research: Maternal and Female Sexual Abuse. 6. Analysis of Findings. 7. The Enactment of Feminine Perversion. 8. The Mask Slips. Female Child Sexual Abuse. 9. Dimensions of Maternal Sexuality. 10. Female Sexuality: Approaches Towards a Theoretical Understanding. 11. Conclusion.