Gender in Psychoanalytic Space: Between Clinic and Culture

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Muriel Dimen, Virginia Goldner
Other Press, LLC, 2002 - Psychology - 368 pages
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"Here is a book that both creates and illuminates the space where psychoanalysis, feminism, gender studies, and sexualities join. . . . A collection of cutting edge work that brims with the excitement of new possibility."
-Dr. Sam Gerson

Combining clinical psychoanalysis with feminism, postmodernism, and psychoanalytic theory, this pioneering collection represents a major step forward in psychoanalytic gender studies.
  

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Contents

Melancholy GenderRefused Identification
3
The Mystery of Homosexuality
21
Gender Splitting
41
Toward a Critical Relational Theory of Gender
63
Gender as Contradiction
91
The Internalized Primal Scene
119
An Overinclusive View
181
Gender as a Personal and Cultural Construction
237
Women and Psychoanalysis
263
Race in Psychoanalytic Space
313
Index
353
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Muriel Dimen, Ph.D.

Muriel Dimen, Ph.D., wrote Surviving Sexual Contradictions and The Anthropological Imagination and, with Adrienne Harris, edited Storms in Her Head (Other Press, 2001). She has a private psychoanalytic practice in New York.

Virginia Goldner, Ph.D.

Virginia Goldner, Ph.D., practices psychoanalysis and family therapy in Manhattan.

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