Feminism and Psychoanalytic Theory

Nancy J. Chodorow, Author Yale University Press $27 (0p) ISBN 978-0-300-05116-2
Matricentric Berkeley sociology professor Chodorow challenges Freud's sexist assumptions about female limitations, citing his own theory that masculinity and femininity are not predetermined. She also finds the individualist theories of psychoanalytic heavyweights Herbert Marcuse and Norman O. Brown contrary to human solidarity. ``Ten dense essays teeming with ideas,'' said PW. (Nov.)
Reviewed on: 07/22/1991
Release date: 07/01/1991
Hardcover - 286 pages - 978-0-300-04417-1
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