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The Status of Women
Violence, Identity, and Activism

Edited By

Vivian B. Pender

ISBN 9781782203056
Published October 6, 2016 by Routledge
286 Pages

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Book Description

This book examines the status of women in different eras and in different areas of society. The contributors draw on their international experience to consider how women are viewed and treated in society today and offer perspectives on why the status of women and girls has not changed in some areas.

Table of Contents

Series Editor’S Foreword -- Introduction -- A woman surgeon: her story -- Simone de Beauvoir and the trauma of sexism -- “Pure heroines” on campus: new wave feminism and popular culture -- Pregnancy: a clinical and cultural experience of pregnancy in the Middle East and North America -- Women and migration: “children on the move” -- Women and power: a developmental perspective -- Maternal genealogy: narcissistic identification in three generations of women -- Abuse of women: relation to the maternal representation -- Atrocities against mother and child re-presented in the psychoanalytic space -- Machismo and the limits of male heterosexuality -- Women and activism: a long history, a complex problem

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