Masculinity and Psychoanalysis
By (author) Stephen Frosh
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Sexual Difference by Stephen Frosh
Book DescriptionSexual Difference is a critical exploration of psychoanalytic theories of sexual difference. In particular it explores the way in which masculinity is expressed in theory and practice. Developing from the unsettling impact of these issues on the author's own professional practice, Stephen Frosh examines how the very language and structure of psychoanalysis are loaded with assumptions about gender. Employing both Kleinian and Lacanian theoretical perspectives this book critically examines these approacheds to sexial difference. In addition, it discusses the application of these issues in the practice of treating sexual violence and in cases of child secual abuse. Sexual Difference will be of value to all trainees and professionals in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, psychology and social work, as well as all those with an interest in 'masculinity', 'femininity' and their effects.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415068444
(229mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Mar-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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