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Author Dimen, Muriel.

Title Sexuality, intimacy, and power / Muriel Dimen.

Imprint Hillsdale, NJ : Analytic Press, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 328 pages)
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Series Relational perspectives book series ; v. 22
Relational perspectives book series ; v. 22.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-316) and index.
Contents Prologue: A Personal Journey from Dualism to Multiplicity -- Sect. I. The Story So Far: Psychoanalysis, Feminism, and Politics -- Ch. 1. The Engagement Between Psychoanalysis and Feminism: A Report from the Front -- Ch. 2. The Third Step: Freud, the Feminists, and Postmodernism -- Sect. II. Mind, Body, Culture: Psychoanalytic Studies -- Ch. 3. On "Our Nature," or Sex and the Single Narrative -- Ch. 4. The Body as Rorschach -- Ch. 5. Between Lust and Libido: Sex, Psychoanalysis, and the Moment Before -- Ch. 6. Deconstructing Difference: Gender, Splitting, and Transitional Space -- Sect. III. The Personal Is Political is Theoretical: A Sampler -- Ch. 7. Power, Sexuality, and Intimacy -- Ch. 8. In the Zone of Ambivalence: A Feminist Journal of Competition -- Ch. 9. Perversion Is Us? Eight Notes -- Epilogue: Some Personal Conclusions.
Summary Can contemporary psychoanalysis tell us anything about sexuality that is new and clinically meaningful? It most certainly can, answers Muriel Dimen in Sexuality, Intimacy, Power, a compelling attempt to revivify Freud's core interest, in ""sexual impulses in the ordinary sense of the term."" But there is nothing ordinary about Dimen's project. Drawing on contemporary relational theory, feminism, and postmodernism, she takes a sustained, sometimes irreverent, look at assumptions about psychosexuality. For Dimen, the shift from dualism to multiplicity that has reshaped a range of dis.
Language English.
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Subject Feminist psychology.
Genre/Form Collected Work.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Dimen, Muriel. Sexuality, intimacy, and power. Hillsdale, NJ : Analytic Press, 2003 0881633682 (DLC) 2003041945 (OCoLC)52844413
ISBN 9781134908745 (electronic bk.)
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0203780469 (e-book ; PDF)
9781134908813 (e-book ; ePub)
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