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Women, madness and the law

a feminist reader

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Published by GlassHouse, Cavendish in London, Portland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mentally ill women -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • People with mental disabilities and crime.,
  • Mentally ill offenders.,
  • Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-293) and index.

    Statementedited by Wendy Chan, Dorothy E. Chunn and Robert Menzies.
    ContributionsChan, Wendy, 1966-, Chunn, Dorothy E., Menzies, Robert J., 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC451.4.W6 W6565 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3435723M
    ISBN 101904385095
    ISBN 109781904385097
    LC Control Number2005279141
    OCLC/WorldCa58602025

      Feminist icon Phyllis Chesler’s pioneering work, Women and Madness, remains startlingly relevant today, nearly fifty years since its first publication in With over million copies sold, this landmark book is unanimously regarded as the definitive work on the subject of women’s : Chicago Review Press, Incorporated. Subject: Women and Madness The book that comes to mind (and I don't know if someone else has already mentioned it--) is Gloria Steinem's first book--I don't remember the title--but in it she discusses the hardships of living with her mother's mental illness.

    *This post is part of our online roundtable on Therí A. Pickens’s Black Madness:: Mad Blackness. Cover of Black Madness:: Mad Blackness by Therí A. Pickens (Duke University Press, ). Black Madness:: Mad Blackness is Therí Alyce Pickens’s brilliantly “wayward” second book that challenges us to “think about how we think when we think about Blackness and madness” (xi). Book Reviews Women and Madness in Contemporary India, by Sarah Pinto (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, ), ISBN , pp., US$, hdbk.

    WOMEN AND MADNESS: THE CRITICAL PHALLACY SHOSHANA FELMAN Shoshana Felman teaches French at Yale. Author of a book on Stendhal, she is currently completing a book on madness and literature. Silence gives the proper grace to women. Sophocles, Ajax Dalila: In argument with men a wom-an ever Goes by the worse, whatever be her cause. Covering a wide variety of subjects and points of inquiry on women's sexuality, from genital anxieties about pubic hair to constructions of the body in the therapy room, this book offers a Women, Sex, and Madness | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact.


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