The Gender Conundrum
Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Femininity and Masculinity
Edited by Dana Birksted-Breen
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Gender Conundrum by Dana Birksted-Breen
Book DescriptionIn The Gender Conundrum Dana Birksted-Breen brings together for the first time key psychoanalytic papers on the subject of femininity and masculinity from the very different British, French, and American perspectives. The papers are gathered around the central issue of the interplay of body and psyche in psychoanalysis. The editor sees the positive use of this given tension and duality as the key to real understanding of the questions currently surrounding gender identity. As well as addressing the outspoken controversy over the understanding of femininity, she shows that there has been a more silent revolution in the understanding of masculinity. Offering an international perspective, this collection of seminal papers with introductions of exemplary clarity fills a considerable gap in the literature, providing a classic text for psychoanalysis and gender studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415091640
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Jul-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Dana Birksted-Breen
Dana Breen is a Training Psychoanalyst in private practice and is actively involved in the training organization of the Biritsh Institute of Psycho-Analysis. She is Book Review Editor of the International Journal of Psycho-Analysis. She was formerly a research fellow at the University of Sussex.
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