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Women in the Holocaust
ISBN: PB: 9780300080803, Yale University Press, October 1999
414 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
As Jews throughout Europe faced Nazi persecution, Jewish women-wives, daughters, mothers-encountered special problems and had particular vulnerabilities. This is the first book of original scholarship devoted to women in the Holocaust. Testimonies of...
Gender Ideology and Psychological Reality An Essay on Cultural Reproduction
ISBN: HB: 9780300070071, Yale University Press, June 1998
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Why do members of a society espouse culturally constituted beliefs that are at odds with their personal interests and experiences? In this book Melford Spiro, a psychological anthropologist, answers this question by investigating ideologies of gender...
Like Subjects, Love Objects Essays on Recognition and Sexual Difference
ISBN: PB: 9780300074307, Yale University Press, March 1998
246 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, black&white illus.
From the perspective of developmental psychoanalysis, Jessica Benjamin, the author of "The Bonds of Love", makes the case for what she calls "gender heterodoxy" – a highly original view of the similarities and differences between the sexes. In the pr...
Karen Horney A Psychoanalyst's Search for Self-understanding
ISBN: PB: 9780300068603, Yale University Press, August 1996
314 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, black&white illus.
Karen Horney (1885-1952) is regarded by many as one of the most important psychoanalytic thinkers of the twentieth century. Her early work, in which she quarreled with Freud's views on female psychology, established her as the first great psychoanaly...
Manhood in the Making Cultural Concepts of Masculinity
ISBN: PB: 9780300050769, Yale University Press, July 1991
272 pp., 20.8x13.6 cm
In this cross-cultural study of manhood as an achieved status, the author finds that a culturally sanctioned stress on manliness – on toughness and aggressiveness, stoicism and sexuality – is almost universal, and deeply ingrained in the consciousnes...