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Lectures on the Psychology of Women
This unique collection of previously unpublished essays by experienced teachers and leading experts in Psychology of Women is designed as a companion reader to any Psychology of Women textbook. The lectures included are written in an informal manner: the authors speak to students directly and address questions that students often ask.
Paperback, 397 pages
Published July 7th 2003 by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
(first published 1995)
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This book has 5 chapters and there are sub-chapters in every chapter. I love the first chapter, especially the second sub-chapter which titled "Who's in And Who's out; The Results of Oppression." But I really don't like the 5th sub-chapter in second chapter, It was about an emotional response after abortion. I was trying to finish that sub-chapter but I couldn't. It ruined my mood because it was like, "we are better do abortion than let a negative emotional implies to us, to women, for the ...more
If you are interested in reading about various dilemmas faced by women in society, this is the book for you. Psychologists such as Stahli, Bem, McHugh, and Enns address various issues such as why battered women remain in abusive relationships, the role of cultural background in socializing, fear of rape, agoraphobia (fear of leaving the home), and the effect of gender in the classroom. I found the book to be informative and clear and would recommend it to anyone interested in feminism and the ...more
I am currently reading this and it is awesome! These chicks can really dish the dirt on sexism in America. I have always considered myself a liberated and informed woman; until now. I have learned so much more from this book about methods our society uses to keep women powerless. I would recommend this book to every human! There is power in equality for all! Now if I could just get rid of my addiction to make-up...