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Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman's Guide to Surviving in the Academic World

Paula J. Caplan - Social Science - 2015 - 290 pages
Lifting a Ton of Feathers is not only a survival guide, it is also a destroyer of academic myths about women's career chances in the university, and a revelation of the catch ...
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The Myth of Women's Masochism: With a New Preface by the Author

Paula J. Caplan - Psychology - 2005 - 328 pages
"Finally, a definitive study that debunks one of Freud's most damaging myths-that women are inherently masochistic- offers healthier ways to view female behavior." MS. Magazine ...
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Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship

Paula J. Caplan - Family & Relationships - 1989 - 258 pages
Explains how the anger, myths, and emotional negativity of the mother-daughter relationship can be replaced with new bonds and images based on respect and understanding
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They Say You're Crazy: How the World's Most Powerful Psychiatrists Decide ...

Paula J. Caplan - Medical - 1996 - 355 pages
Revealing the way accepted psychological guidelines are established, typically by a conservative group of white males, a cautionary manual argues that standard life problems ...
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When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home: How All of Us Can Help Veterans

Paula J. Caplan - History - 2011 - 304 pages
Traumatized veterans returning from our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are often diagnosed as suffering from a psychological disorder and prescribed a regimen of psychotherapy ...
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You're smarter than they make you feel: how the experts intimidate us and ...

Paula J. Caplan - House & Home - 1994 - 212 pages
Provides examples of the ways fraudulent, incompetent, careless or merely self-centered experts in various fields have harmed their clients, and provides advice on how to deal ...
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The Illusion of Inclusion: Women in Post-secondary Education

Jacqueline Stalker, Susan Prentice - Education - 1998 - 256 pages
Both as students and as faculty, women continue to be discriminated against on Canadian campuses in ways ranging from the most systemic and institutional to the most ...
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Career Strategies for Women in Academia: Arming Athena

Lynn H. Collins, Joan C. Chrisler, Kathryn Quina - Education - 1998 - 333 pages
This book provides a wealth of information about institutional pitfalls in higher education professions, advice on how to handle difficult situations, and encouragement to ...
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