The Gender Conundrum: Contemporary Psychoanalytic by Breen,Dana Birksted-Breen

By Breen,Dana Birksted-Breen

In The Gender Conundrum Dana Birksted-Breen brings jointly for the 1st time key psychoanalytic papers almost about femininity and masculinity from the very diverse British, French, and American perspectives.

The papers are accumulated round the primary factor of the interaction of physique and psyche in psychoanalysis. The editor sees the optimistic use of this given stress and duality because the key to genuine knowing of the questions presently surrounding gender id. in addition to addressing the outspoken controversy over the knowledge of femininity, she indicates that there was a extra silent revolution within the realizing of masculinity.

Offering a global standpoint, this selection of seminal papers with introductions of exemplary readability fills a substantial hole within the literature, supplying a vintage textual content for psychoanalysis and gender studies.

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