Chapters discuss the history of the development of transnational feminist psychology
and specific topics: research; assessment and intervention; the psychology of migration; women's education, work, and leadership; domestic violence; women's reproductive experiences; human trafficking; and teaching.
shares, with humanistic psychology, a view that the self is not a solitary entity but rather is known only in relationship" (Bugental, Pierson & Schneider, 2001, p.
Psychologist Noam Shpancer writes in Psychology Today: "Feminist psychology
argues that competition among females is driven primarily not by biological imperatives but rather by social mechanisms.
However, from a systemic and counselling psychology perspective, the hermeneutic turn towards second order therapies in the 1980's, which coincided with a rising awareness of the ethical-political realm--clearly seen in the feminist psychology
literature of the time (Pipes & Holstein, 2005) represented a shift and a willingness towards positioning ethical practice within processes of communication.
Written in language intended to demystify the field, this textbook on feminist psychology
is accessible to undergraduates with little background but also contains enough thought-provoking material for senior majors in psychology or women's studies.
**The Programme is enriched with Biblical Studies & Feminist Hermeneutics, Contextual Learnings - Exposure among marginalized women/people, Mainstreaming experiential Feminist Psychology
, Current Trends in Spirituality - specifically A Spirituality of Life, Consecrated Life & Prophetic Role, Liberation-centered Theologies (Dalit, Feminist, Eco-Feminist), Human Rights, Skills for Legal interventions, Research Methodologies, Folk Arts, Street Theatre skills, and Wen Lido = self defense skills, etc.
There are certain categories of diversity one would expect to see addressed in a handbook about feminist psychology
. For example, the classic intersections of gender, class, and race should be mentioned, and one could hope that sexuality and/or age would also appear in a couple of chapters.
Regarding gender: Essentialism, constructionism, and feminist psychology
. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 17, 5-21.
says that if we position ourselves that place it is because we cannot recognize what we are.
Implications of Symbolic Asymmetry for Feminist Practice and Feminist Psychology
." Feminism & Psychology, v.
A collection of essays that draw upon such diverse sources as Buddhist studies, feminist psychology
, ecopsychology, and environmental writing, "The Nature Of Home surveys the interplay between 'place and identity.
Garfinkel (Chair), The politics of diagnosis: Feminist psychology
and the DSM-III-R.