Woman's relationship with herself : gender, Foucault and therapy / Helen O'Grady.

"Employing Foucault's notion of panoptical power, Helen O'Grady illuminates the link between self-policing and the broader mechanisms of social control, arguing that these negative practices prevent women from enjoying a satisfying and affirming relationship with themselves." &qu...

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Main Author: O'Grady, Helen, 1953-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series:Women and psychology.
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Summary:"Employing Foucault's notion of panoptical power, Helen O'Grady illuminates the link between self-policing and the broader mechanisms of social control, arguing that these negative practices prevent women from enjoying a satisfying and affirming relationship with themselves." "This contribution to feminist debates about gender and the self will be of interest to students and researchers in social psychology, feminist psychology, mental health studies and gender studies, and to practitioners in psychological therapies and counselling psychology."--BOOK JACKET.
Physical Description:ix, 149 pages ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 132-140) and index.
ISBN:0415331269
9780415331265
0415331277
9780415331272
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