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Women and Madness - Phyllis Chesler

Paperback Published: 4th September 2018
ISBN: 9781641600361
Number Of Pages: 432

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"Intense, rapid, brilliant. A pioneer contribution to the feminization of psychiatric thinking and practice." —Adrienne Rich, New York Times Book Review
"Challenges the definition of madness itself. No serious future studies will be able to ignore its theories or its very existence." —Gloria Steinem, Ms. Magazine
"A stunning book . . . absolutely fascinating . . . necessary to every woman in America." —Los Angeles Times

Feminist icon Phyllis Chesler's pioneering work, Women and Madness, remains startlingly relevant today, nearly 50 years since its first publication in 1972. With over 2.5 million copies sold, this seminal book is unanimously regarded as the definitive work on the subject of women’s psychology. Now back in print this completely revised and updated edition from 2005 adds to her original research and findings perspectives on the issues of eating disorders, postpartum depression, biological psychology, important feminist political findings, female genital mutilation and more. 
 

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"Intense, rapid, brilliant. A pioneer contribution to the feminization of psychiatric thinking and practice." Adrienne Rich, New York Times Book Review
"Challenges the definition of madness itself. No serious future studies will be able to ignore its theories or its very existence." Gloria Steinem, Ms. Magazine
"A stunning book . . . absolutely fascinating . . . necessary to every woman in America." Los Angeles Times

ISBN: 9781641600361
ISBN-10: 1641600365
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 4th September 2018
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.59

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