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Duberman, Martin B.
Previous owners inscription to ffep.This is a collection of documentary material and a selection of previously uncollected essays, speeches and reviews by the historian and gay activist, Martin Duberman. Part One contains rare documents from the past two centuries tracing the lives and opinions of both our gay and our homosexual ancestors. Part Two has been extensively revised and includes six new articles published as recently as 1991, covering such topics as coming out, bisexuality in the ancient world and reform in the gay rights movement.505pp.
Meridian Books, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised and Expanded Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0452010810
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Inventory #25868
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Flax, Jane
"Disputed Subjects" analyzes the assumptions behind contemporary notions of justice and knowledge and discusses why modernity cannot be emancipatory. The text explores the effects of gender relations in modern political ideas and theories of knowledge. The author identifies problematic aspects of discourses such as psychoanalysis, postmodernism and feminist theory. Special attention is paid to recurring difficulties with maternity, sexuality and race within feminist theory, and the inadequacies of postmodern accounts of subjectivity and gender. The book analyzes psychoanalysis to identify its particular organization of knowledge and power. Previous owner's signature on ffep.188pp.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 041590790X
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Inventory #24751
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Bologh, Roslyn W.
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Some underlining. Fading to spine."Love or greatness" provides a thorough examination of the essentially masculine nature of Max Weber's social and political thought. Through detailed interpretation of Weber's central texts, the author demonstrates that Weber's work can be seen as advocating a masculine form of life that poses a genuine challenge to feminists. In particular, she addresses Weber's belief in the need to relegate love and desire to a private sphere in order to achieve greatness in the public sphere. Drawing upon women's experience in the private and domestic world, and her own feminist commitment, the author develops a liberating alternative to masculine thinking that overcomes the false antithesis between love and greatness. 341pp.
Unwin Hyman, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0043012507
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Inventory #26077
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Hughes, Judith M.
The science of mind has been plagued by intractable philosophical puzzles, chief among them the distortions of memory and the relation between mind and body. Sigmund Freud's clinical practice forced him to grapple with these problems, and out of that struggle psychoanalysis emerged. "From Freud's Consulting Room" charts the development of his ideas through his clinical work, the successes and failures of his most dramatic and significant case histories, and the creation of a discipline recognizably distinct from its neighbours. In Freud's encounters with hysterical patients, the mind-body problem could not be set aside. Through the case of Anna O., Emmy von N., Elisabeth von R., Dora, and Little Hans, he rethought that problem, as Hughes demonstrates, in terms of psychosexuality. When he tried to sort out the value of memories, with Dora and Little Hans as well as with the Rat Man and the Wolf Man, Freud reintroduced psychosexuality and elaborated the Oedipus complex. Hughes also traces the evolution of Freud's conception of the analytic situation and of the centrality of transference, again through the clinical material, including the case of Freud himself, who at one point figured as his own "chief patient". Moving from case to case, Hughes has coaxed them into telling a coherent story. Her text leads the reader to see the origins and development of psychoanalysis from a new perspective.Previous owner's signature on ffep.235pp.
Harvard University Press, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0674324528
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Inventory #25126
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Bremner, J. Gavin
This is a clear and authoritative introduction to infant development. The book moves with logical progression through chapters on perceptual development, cognitive development, and social interaction and development.Although adopting the traditional format for infancy texts, Bremner convincingly shows how current theoretical views call for the reformation of these traditional ways of categorizing infant ability. He reviews the debate at the heart of the subject between views of Piagetian constructionism and biological "ecological" theories, elucidating the competing views and addressing the implications for future research that arise from them. This book provides an up-to-date overview of the subject for undergraduates, and serves as a post-introductory course text.Signed by author on inside cover.Slight fading to covers.257pp.
Basil Blackwell, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0631148094
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Inventory #13764
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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