The Myth Of Women's Masochism

The Myth Of Women's Masochism

by Paula J Caplan


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The Myth Of Women's Masochism by Paula J Caplan

"Finally, a definitive study that debunks one of Freud's most damaging myths--that women are inherently masochistic--...offers healthier view female behavior."

MS. Magazine

"Concrete, convincing...sensible...revolutionary, calling for nothing short of a revision in our thinking about women..."

Philadelphia Inquirer

"...not a quick-fix pop psychology do-it-yourselfer but a thoughtful examination of a persistent, self-defeating myth."

Chicago Tribune

"...outstanding scholarly debunking of [an] extremely damaging cultural contains valuable lessons for...the mental health professions."


"So convincing are her arguments...that often one is left wondering how on earth such theories could ever have been taken seriously."

Morning Star, London

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780595357505
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/15/2005
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

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