2nd Edition

Men, Women, Passion and Power Gender Issues in Psychotherapy

By Marie Maguire Copyright 2004

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

    Introduction. Part 1: Theories of Female and Male Sexuality. Sexual and Cross-cultural Controversy. From the Penis to the Womb: Male Sexuality. What Do Women Want? Part 2: Contemporary Debates in Clinical Practice. Are Men Really Fragile? The Power of Women's Sexuality. Gender in the Transference Relationship. False Memories of Sexual Abuse? Female and Male Perversions? Differing Desires. Conclusion: Feminism and Psychotherapy: An Agenda for the Future. Bibliography.


    Marie Maguire is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and clinical supervisor in private practice in South London.

    'Marie Maguire brings a fresh and feminist perspective to the way psychoanalysis and its theoreticians have handled the basic issues of 'Men, Women, Passion and Power.'' - Self and Society