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Sister Knot Why We Fight Why Were Jealous and Why Well Love Each Other No

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ISBN-10: 0393330621

ISBN-13: 9780393330625

Edition: 2008

Authors: Terri Apter

List price: $15.95
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"The best book on sisters, very important and beautifully written."Carol Gilligan, author ofIn a Different Voice This "substantial contribution to the literature on sibling relationships" (Library Journal) explores the intricacy, friction, and love in bonds between sisters. Relationships between women are often freighted with a rocky mix of emotionsdevotion and disregard, affection and loathing, admiration and envyleading to anguish and confusion on the playground, in the home, and in the boardroom. Negotiating her layered feelings toward a sister shapes a woman's psychology as forcefully as do her relationships with her parents. Drawing on compelling interviews and new research, Terri…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Terri Apter is a social psychologist and researcher at Cambridge University in England.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Why Sisters?
The Power of Complicated Feelings
Younger Sisters and Other Variations: Why the Sibling Trauma Is Universal
The Sister Knot
Shared Minds: Empathy and Identity Between Sisters
"Just Like" and "Completely Different": How Sisters Find and Resist Family Roles
Protection and Resentment
Sisters and Friends: The Interweaving of Female Bonds
Group Dynamics Among Sisters
The Power of Sister Stories
Success and Insecurity: When One Sister Outshines the Other
Sistering: A Lifelong Tie
Frequently Asked Questions
Notes
Bibliography
Index