Feminist Theories and Feminist Psychotherapies: Origins, Themes, and Diversity / Edition 2

Feminist Theories and Feminist Psychotherapies: Origins, Themes, and Diversity / Edition 2

by J Dianne Garner, Carolyn Z Enns
     
 

ISBN-10: 078901808X

ISBN-13: 9780789018083

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

An updated, reader-friendly guide to feminist theory and therapy! Feminist Theories and Feminist Psychotherapies: Origins, Themes, and Diversity, Second Edition examines major feminist theoretical perspectives and links them to practical applications of feminist therapy. This book focuses on the evolution of feminist therapy and how historical and current

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An updated, reader-friendly guide to feminist theory and therapy! Feminist Theories and Feminist Psychotherapies: Origins, Themes, and Diversity, Second Edition examines major feminist theoretical perspectives and links them to practical applications of feminist therapy. This book focuses on the evolution of feminist therapy and how historical and current feminist practices interconnect with feminist theoretical and political thought. This new edition contains numerous improvements to further your research with new references, additional information on diversity issues, and more. Important updates in this new edition include: the revision of every chapter to improve readability and update references the reorganization of content to combine specific feminist theories and their corresponding therapies within the same chapter the expansion of the sections on feminist therapy the substantial revision of the chapter on women-of-color feminisms and therapies to include Chicana and Asian-American feminisms the addition of two new chapters on global feminism, postmodernism, lesbian/queer feminisms, and third-wave feminisms and therapy the revision of the chapter on integration to include models and issues that emerged during the last decade Feminist Theories and Feminist Psychotherapies is an interactive text that includes self-reflection surveys to help you determine which feminist theories and therapies you favor in practice. The final chapter integrates theory and practice with questions for formulating your own personal approach to feminist counseling and psychotherapy. This book is most useful to mental health professionals and graduate students but accessible to undergraduate students as well. Feminist Theories and Feminist Psychotherapies concentrates on major feminist theories and therapies, including: liberal feminist theory and therapy radical social change feminisms in feminist theory and therapy cultural feminist theory

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789018083
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Series:
Haworth Innovations in Feminist Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,230,599
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Chapter 1. Principles of Feminist Therapy
The Complexity, Diversity, and Variations of Feminist Therapy
A Feminist Approach to Understanding Problems
Principles of Feminist Counseling
The Counseling and Psychotherapy Relationship
The Goals, Processes, and Outcomes of Feminist Counseling
A Brief Sampler of Feminist Therapy Techniques
Summary

Chapter 2. Liberal Feminist Theory and Therapy
Liberal Feminism
Liberal Feminism and Therapy
Liberal Feminist Alternatives to Gender-Biased Theories
Concluding Comments

Chapter 3. Radical Social Change Feminisms in Feminist Theory and Therapy
Radical Feminism
Social Change Themes in Feminist Theory
The Varieties of Social Change Feminist Therapies
Concluding Comments

Chapter 4. Cultural Feminist Theory and Feminist Therapy
An Overview of Cultural Feminist Theory
Cultural Feminist Themes in Feminist Therapy
Concluding Comments

Chapter 5. Women-of-Color Feminisms and Feminist Therapy
Women of Color and Feminism
Black Feminisms
Chicana Feminisms
Asian-American Feminisms
The Future: New Images of Sisterhood
Women of Color and Feminist Therapy
Concluding Comments

Chapter 6. Global/Transnational Feminisms and Their Implications for
Feminist Therapy
Global and Transnational Feminisms
The Example of Japan
Concluding Comments

Chapter 7. Feminist Postmodernism, Lesbian/Queer Feminisms, and Third-Wave
Feminisms
Postmodern Feminism
Contemporary Lesbian Feminisms and Queer Theory
Third-Wave Feminisms
Commonalities of Postmodern, Lesbian/Queer, and Third-Wave Feminisms
Implications of Postmodern, Lesbian/Queer, and Third-Wave Feminisms for
Practice
Concluding Comments

Chapter 8. Developing a Personal Approach to Feminist Therapy
Introduction
Creating a Personal Theroretical Approach
Toward Integration and Ongoing Exploration

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