Gender and Colonialism: A Psychological Analysis of Oppression and Liberation / Edition 1

Gender and Colonialism: A Psychological Analysis of Oppression and Liberation / Edition 1

by Geraldine Moane
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312220081

ISBN-13: 9780312220082

Pub. Date: 02/26/1999

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Drawing on the writings of diverse authors, including Jean Baker Miller, Bell Hooks, Mary Daly, Frantz Fanon, Paulo Freire and Ignacio Martin-Baro, as well as on women's experiences, this book aims to develop a 'liberation psychology'; which would aid in transforming the damaging psychological patterns associated with oppression and taking action to bring about social

Overview

Drawing on the writings of diverse authors, including Jean Baker Miller, Bell Hooks, Mary Daly, Frantz Fanon, Paulo Freire and Ignacio Martin-Baro, as well as on women's experiences, this book aims to develop a 'liberation psychology'; which would aid in transforming the damaging psychological patterns associated with oppression and taking action to bring about social change. The book makes systematic links between social conditions and psychological patterns, and identifies processes such as building strengths, cultivating creativity, and developing solidarity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312220082
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
02/26/1999
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Women, Psychology and Society: the Personal is Political Hierarchical Systems: Patriarchy and Colonialism Psychological Patterns associated with Hierarchy: Internalised Oppression Breaking Out: Processes Involved in Liberation The Personal Level: Building Strengths The Interpersonal Level: Making Connections The Political Level: Taking Action Interconnections between Personal and Social Change: Towards an Egalitarian Society References Index

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