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Author Gergen, Mary M.

Title Feminist reconstructions in psychology [electronic resource] : narrative, gender, and performance / Mary Gergen.

Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©2001.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 229 pages :) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-220) and index.
Summary This book draws from the central tenets of postmodern inquiry, as played out in the positive framework of social constructionism. Emphasized are reflexivity, the social basis of reality making, the breakdown of traditional narrative forms, the loss of objectivity as a scientific standard, and the possibilities for new forms of doing research.
Contents The emergence of feminist postmodern psychology -- Life stories : pieces of a dream -- Gendered narratives : bodies under construction -- Talking about menopause : a dialogue -- Social ghosts : opening inquiry on imaginal relationships -- Gaze and the Naked Maja : si(gh)tes for controversy -- Woman as spectacle, or facing off : cavorting with carn-ival knowledge -- Against mod mascu-linity and post-mod macho : a feminist end-game.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Feminist psychology.
Women -- Psychology.
Gender Identity.
Women -- psychology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Gergen, Mary M. Feminist reconstructions in psychology. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©2001 (DLC) 00010058 (OCoLC)44493130
ISBN 9781452221991 (electronic bk.)
1452221995 (electronic bk.)
9781452220482 (ebook)
1452220484 (ebook)
0761911502 (hc. ; alk. paper)
0761911510 (pbk.)
9780761911500 (hc. ; alk. paper)