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Radical Feminist Therapy: Working in the Context of Violence

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With an emphasis on violence against women and on women's responses to it - such as depression, splitting and eating disturbances - this volume furthers the radicalization of feminist therapy. It serves as a comprehensive introduction for trainees and as an ongoing resource for social service workers and therapists. Providing detailed and grounded guidance, the author exam ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 8th 1992 by Sage Publications, Inc
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Amanda
i think this was a brilliant book in a lot of ways - from what i remember, it is, in keeping with the tradition of radical feminism, somewhat essentialist and i find that problematic, but i think (and Burstow might well disagree) that most of this book can be carried across. Essentialism notwithstanding, her feminist analysis was in many cases spot on, i thought (though i haven't read it for years) as was her critiques of the psych system, violence etc. and her absolute dedication to autonomy an ...more
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