Psychology: Feminist Psychology

  • Radical Visionaries: Feminist Therapy Pioneers, 1970-1975 book cover

    Radical Visionaries: Feminist Therapy Pioneers, 1970-1975

    Edited by Claudia Pitts, Debra M. Kawahara

    Radical Visionaries documents and honours those feminist therapy pioneers of the 1970s who moved the mental health establishment, and possibly the world, through radical action, to begin to consider women as fully human. It is remarkable today, even in these difficult times, to realize how far we…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 

  • Latina Psychologists: Thriving in the Cultural Borderlands book cover

    Latina Psychologists

    Thriving in the Cultural Borderlands

    Edited by Lillian Comas-Diaz, Carmen Inoa Vazquez

    In this book, twelve eminent Latina psychologists illustrate how they practice gender- and culture-sensitive psychotherapy, counseling, research, pedagogy, social justice, and mentoring. They share how they create their own path in the midst of oppression—by becoming aware of the connection between…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04 

  • Gender: The Basics: 2nd edition book cover

    Gender: The Basics

    2nd edition

    By Hilary Lips

    Gender: The Basics (2nd Ed.) is an engaging introduction which examines the influence of cultural, historical, biological, psychological and economic forces on ways in which we have come to define and experience femininity and masculinity, and on the impact and importance of gender categories.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    The Basics

  • Fat book cover


    2nd 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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 

  • Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course: The Girl in Time book cover

    Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course

    The Girl in Time

    By Susan Pickard

    Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course argues that the gendered structure of temporality (defined in the dual sense of everyday time as well as age and stage of life) is a key factor underpinning the stalling of the gender revolution. Taking as its central focus the idealized young woman…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Feminism and the Power of Love: Interdisciplinary Interventions book cover

    Feminism and the Power of Love

    Interdisciplinary Interventions

    Edited by Adriana García Andrade, Lena Gunnarsson, Anna G Jónasdóttir

    The power of love has become a renewed matter of feminist and non-feminist attention in the 21st century’s theory debates. What is this power? Is it a form of domination? Or is it a liberating force in our contemporary societies? Within Feminism and the Power of Love lies the central argument that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • A Paradox of Honor: Hopes and Perspectives of Muslim-American Women book cover

    A Paradox of Honor

    Hopes and Perspectives of Muslim-American Women

    By Tayeba Shaikh, Jennifer M. Ossege, Richard W. Sears

    Based on original interviews of 22 Muslim-American women of South Asian descent on the topics of honor and honor killings, this book examines honor and culture, and their intersections with power, tradition, gender, family, and religion. Additionally, it incorporates an autoethnographic…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 

  • The Psychology of Gender book cover

    The Psychology of Gender

    By Gary Wood

    What is the difference between sex and gender? What is the impact of gender-role stereotypes on our lives, our relationships and the world? What does gender mean to you? The Psychology of Gender looks at our biology, history and culture to consider the impact of gender roles and stereotypes, and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Bodies that Birth: Vitalizing Birth Politics book cover

    Bodies that Birth

    Vitalizing Birth Politics

    By Rachelle Chadwick

    Bodies that Birth puts birthing bodies at the centre of questions about contemporary birth politics, power, and agency. Arguing that the fleshy and embodied aspects of birth have been largely silenced in social science scholarship, Rachelle Chadwick uses an array of birth stories, from diverse…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Women and Psychology

  • Clinical Psychology and Adolescent Girls in a Postfeminist Era book cover

    Clinical Psychology and Adolescent Girls in a Postfeminist Era

    By Rosalyn H. Shute

    Adolescent girls’ wellbeing is under threat. They face pressure to achieve academically while simultaneously negotiating a life dominated by social media, an unrelenting focus on appearance, cyberbullying, sexual harassment and ready access to pornography characterised by male violence to women.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07

  • The Defiance of Global Commitment: A Complex Social Psychology book cover

    The Defiance of Global Commitment

    A Complex Social Psychology

    By Brian Castellani

    The Brexit vote; the election of Trump; the upsurge of European nationalism; the devolution of the Arab Spring; global violence; Chinese expansionism; disruptive climate change; the riotous instabilities of the world capitalist system…While diverse in nature, these events share a common denominator…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Voices of Feminist Therapy book cover

    Voices of Feminist Therapy

    Edited by Elizabeth Friar Williams

    Feminist therapy was created in the late 1960s, concurrent with the founding of The Association for Women in Psychology. Its early practitioners had diverse lifestyles, backgrounds, and often unconventional training, but all had a common and radical goal of providing an alternative therapy for…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
    Psychology Revivals

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