Toward a New Psychology of Women

ISBN-10: 0807029092

ISBN-13: 9780807029091

Edition: 2nd 1987 (Reprint)

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In the twenty years since its publication, this book has become famous for its groundbreaking demonstration of how sexual stereotypes restrict men's and women's psychological development. Toward a New Psychology of Women revolutionized concepts of strength and weakness, dependency and autonomy, emotion, success, and power.
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List price: $18.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 4/2/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Judith Jordan, Ph.D., is Director of Training and Founding Scholar at the Jean Baker Miller Institute, the Stone Center, Wellesley College, and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.

Foreword to the Second Edition
The Makings of the Mind-So Far
Temporary Inequality
Permanent Inequality
Conflict - The Old Way
Covert Conflict-Closed Conflict
Overt Conflict-Open-Ended Conflict
The Importance of Unimportant People
Looking in Both Directions
Vulnerability, Weakness, Helplessness
Participating in the Development of Others
Doing Good and Feeling Bad
Feminine Evil and Women's Sense of Failure
Serving Others' Needs - Doing for Others
The Integrating Element
Departure of a Super-Wife
Beginning of Change
Strange Theories About "Human Nature"
Ego Development
Outside "The Real World"
Inside "The Real World"
Notes in a Future Key
Ties to Others
How Connection Works
The Search for Attachment - "Neuroses"
Becoming Oneself - Authenticity, Creativity
Authenticity Through Cooperation
Sexual Authenticity
First Steps
Creativity with a Place to Go
All This, But Not Enough
Women's Fear of Power
Masochism and Power
Power and Non-Power Realms of Life
Reclaiming Conflict
Suppressed Conflict
The Crucible of Conflict
Old Views and Forms of Conflict
Initiating Conflict
Waging Good Conflict
Conflict Among Women Today
Epilogue: Yes, But ...
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