Feminist Psychology Products

  • Fat Lives

    A Feminist Psychological Exploration, 1st Edition

    By Irmgard Tischner

    Ever caught somebody – or yourself – checking out the content of a ‘fat’ person’s supermarket trolley? Ever wondered what lies behind this behaviour, or what it might be like to be at the receiving end of this judging gaze? Within the context of the current ‘obesity debate’, this book…

    Paperback – 2012-10-26
    Women and Psychology

  • Memory Matters

    Contexts for Understanding Sexual Abuse Recollections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Haaken, Paula Reavey

    This book is grounded in the debates of the 1980s and 1990s that surrounded recollections of childhood sexual abuse, particularly those that emerged in the context of psychotherapy. When growing numbers of therapists claimed that they were recovering deeply repressed memories of early sexual…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22

  • Fat

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized and…

    Hardback – 2012-08-16

  • Sex Trafficking in South Asia

    Telling Maya's Story, 1st Edition

    By Mary Crawford

    This book is a critical feminist analysis of sex trafficking. Arguing that trafficking in girls and women is a product of the social construction of gender and other dimensions of power and status within a particular culture and at a particular historical moment, this book offers the necessary…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • The Madness of Women

    Myth and Experience, 1st Edition

    By Jane M. Ussher, Jane Professor Ussher

    Nominated for the 2012 Distinguished Publication Award of the Association for Women in Psychology! Why are women more likely to be positioned or diagnosed as mad than men? If madness is a social construction, a gendered label, as many feminist critics would argue, how can we…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Women and Psychology

  • Secrecy and Silence in the Research Process

    Feminist Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Róisín Ryan-Flood, Rosalind Gill

    Feminist research is informed by a history of breaking silences, of demanding that women’s voices be heard, recorded and included in wider intellectual genealogies and histories. This has led to an emphasis on voice and speaking out in the research endeavour. Moments of secrecy and silence are less…

    Paperback – 2010-10-18

  • Hard Knocks

    Domestic Violence and the Psychology of Storytelling, 1st Edition

    By Janice Haaken

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-04-28
    Women and Psychology

  • The Gendered Unconscious

    Can Gender Discourses Subvert Psychoanalysis?, 1st Edition

    By Louise Gyler

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-03-25
    Women and Psychology

  • Critical Feminist Approaches to Eating Dis/Orders

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-05-26

  • Women and Depression

    Recovery and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Michelle N. Lafrance

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-12-16
    Women and Psychology

  • Maternal Encounters

    The Ethics of Interruption, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Baraitser

    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,…

    Paperback – 2008-10-31
    Women and Psychology

  • The Single Woman

    A Discursive Investigation, 1st Edition

    By Jill Reynolds

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-04-24
    Women and Psychology

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