Rethinking Gender and Therapy by Susannah Izzard
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Rethinking Gender and Therapy
By Susannah Izzard

Rethinking Gender and Therapy

Inner World, Outer World and the Developing Identity of Women

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Format: Hardback

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Rethinking Gender and Therapy by Susannah Izzard

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In bringing together the contributions of psychoanalytic theory and sociological analysis, this work explores the interrelationship between the inner and outer worlds which impact on a woman's identity. How a woman's experience is depicted by and perceived by the society of which she is a part profoundly affects how she experiences herself. This book seeks to explore that dynamic in relation to key life stages (such as infancy, adolescence and older age) and in terms of key issues such as relationships, work and family. It moves beyond those past divisions between psychotherapy and sociological, gender and cultural studies that have fractured our understanding of the development of a personal gender identity. It should help therapists in their practices to draw upon a well-rounded and deeper analysis of women's inner and outer worlds.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780335206070
ISBN-10: 0335206077
Format: Hardback
(222mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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