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Sabina Spielrein
Sabina Spielrein (August 2017)
The Woman and the Myth
Angela M. Sells - Author

Explores the life and work of psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein through a feminist and mytho-poetic lens.

Long stigmatized as Carl Jung’s hysterical mistress, Sabina Spielrein (1885–1942) was in fact a key figure in the history of psychoanalytic thought. Born into a Russian Jewish family, she was institutionalized at nineteen in Zurich and became Jung’s patient. Spielrein went on to earn a doctora...(Read More)
 
 
Black Women's Mental Health
Black Women's Mental Health (July 2017)
Balancing Strength and Vulnerability
Stephanie Y. Evans - Editor
Kanika Bell - Editor
Nsenga K. Burton - Editor
Linda Goler Blount - Foreword by

Creates a new framework for approaching Black women’s wellness, by merging theory and practice with both personal narratives and public policy.

This book offers a unique, interdisciplinary, and thoughtful look at the challenges and potency of Black women’s struggle for inner peace and mental stability. It brings together contributors from psychology, sociology, law, and medicine, as well as the humanities, to discuss...(Read More)
 
 
Performing Sex
Performing Sex (November 2011)
The Making and Unmaking of Women's Erotic Lives
Breanne Fahs - Author

HONORABLE MENTION – 2011 ForeWord Book of the Year in the Women’s Issues Category

SILVER MEDALIST - 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Women's Issues category

A candid and provocative critique of women’s sexual liberation in America.

Although conventional wisdom holds that women in the United States today are more sexually liberated than ever be...(Read More)
 
 
Body Shots
Body Shots (April 2011)
Hollywood and the Culture of Eating Disorders
Emily Fox-Kales - Author

Combining the analytical tools of cinema studies with insights from clinical practice focused on eating disorders, Body Shots offers a compelling case for widespread media literacy to combat the effects of the “eating disordered culture” represented in Hollywood productions and popular images of celebrity life.
How do movie star bodies and celebrity culture influence the way real girls and women feel about their...(Read More)
 
 
Embodied Shame
Embodied Shame (August 2009)
Uncovering Female Shame in Contemporary Women's Writings
J. Brooks Bouson - Author

Examines how twentieth-century women writers depict female bodily shame and trauma.

How does physical, emotional, and sexual abuse shape women’s perceptions of their bodies and identities? How are women’s psyches affected by the sexual, racial, and cultural denigration that occurs when women’s bodies are represented as defective, spoiled, damaged, or dirtied? Embodied Shame skillfully e...(Read More)
 
 
Sexual Harassment, Work, and Education
Sexual Harassment, Work, and Education (July 1998)
A Resource Manual for Prevention, Second Edition
Michele A. Paludi - Author
Richard B. Barickman - Author

Supplies new information on the application of sexual harassment laws in schools, colleges/universities, and the workplace.

Sexual Harassment, Work, and Education
brings new and important research to bear on consensual relationships on college campuses, provides new resources for dealing with sexual harassment in elementary and secondary schools, and outlines individualized programs for workplace training. Responding to ...(Read More)
 
 
Missing Children
Missing Children (March 1996)
A Psychological Approach to Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Stranger and Non-Stranger Abduction of Children
James N. Tedisco - Author
Michele A. Paludi - Author

Focuses on variables that assist in confronting and preventing child abductions, including teacher training, public education and awareness, psychotherapeutic techniques for families and friends of abducted children as well as the children themselves.

"Even though parents believe they are capable of keeping their children safe, few are aware of the plethora of ways child abductors can achieve their goals. The public needs to be aware t...(Read More)
 
 
Visionary Worlds
Visionary Worlds (March 1996)
The Making and Unmaking of Reality
Lee Irwin - Author

Considers the role and significance of imagination and the myth-making processes that engage human beings in constructing a viable, living world of meaningful relations, beliefs and social interactions.

Visionary Worlds examines the role and significance of imagination and the myth-making processes that engage human beings in constructing a viable, living world of meaningful relations, beliefs, and social interact...(Read More)
 
 
When Women Kill
When Women Kill (February 1996)
Coramae Richey Mann - Author

A fascinating profile of female homicide offenders emerges from this analysis of the characteristics of women murderers in six cities in the United States, including the circumstances of the murders, the role of the victims, the role of the perpetrators, and their fates in court.

The volume explores every aspect of females who murdered--from arrest through sentencing--and provides descriptions of ecological and other cir...(Read More)
 
 
Exploring/Teaching the Psychology of Women
Exploring/Teaching the Psychology of Women (January 1996)
A Manual of Resources, Second Edition
Michele A. Paludi - Author

Focuses on how to teach the psychology of women course with emphasis on three main themes: critical thinking skills, integration of knowledge, and multiculturalism.

"A book such as Paludi's provides a ready-made compilation of resources, including selected references, films, organizations, course outlines, and class exercises," noted Contemporary Psychology in their review of the book's first edition. Building o...(Read More)
 
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