The Reproduction of Mothering: Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender, Updated Edition / Edition 1

The Reproduction of Mothering: Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender, Updated Edition / Edition 1

by Nancy J. Chodorow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520221559

ISBN-13: 9780520221550

Pub. Date: 11/02/1999

Publisher: University of California Press


When this best-seller was published, it put the mother-daughter relationship and female psychology on the map. The Reproduction of Mothering was chosen by Contemporary Sociology as one of the ten most influential books of the past twenty-five years. With a new preface by the author, this updated edition is testament to the formative effect that Nancy

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When this best-seller was published, it put the mother-daughter relationship and female psychology on the map. The Reproduction of Mothering was chosen by Contemporary Sociology as one of the ten most influential books of the past twenty-five years. With a new preface by the author, this updated edition is testament to the formative effect that Nancy Chodorow's work continues to exert on psychoanalysis, social science, and the humanities.

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ISBN-13:
9780520221550
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
11/02/1999
Edition description:
First Edition, With a new preface
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents


Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the Original Edition
PART I: SETTING THE PROBLEM: MOTHERING AND THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF GENDER
1. Introduction
2. Why Women Mother
3. Psychoanalysis and Sociological Inquiry
PART II: THE PSYCHOANALYTIC STORY
4. Early Psychological Development
5. The Relation to the Mother and the Mothering Relation
6. Gender Differences in the Preoedipal Period
7. Object-Relations and the Female Oedipal Configuration
8. Oedipal Resolution and Adolescent Replay
9. Freud: Ideology and Evidence
10. Conclusions on Post-Oedipal Gender Personality
PART III: GENDER PERSONALITY AND THE REPRODUCTION OF MOTHERING
11. The Sexual Sociology of Adult Life
12. The Psychodynamics of the Family
AFTERWORD: WOMEN'S MOTHERING AND WOMEN'S LIBERATION
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

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