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Woman's Relationship with Herself: Gender, Foucault and by Helen O'Grady

By Helen O'Grady

Woman's dating with Herself explores the connection ladies have with themselves and demonstrates how this courting is usually ruled by means of debilitating practices of self-surveillance. making use of Foucault's idea of panoptical strength, Helen O'Grady illuminates the hyperlink among this sort of self-surveillance and the wider mechanisms of social keep watch over, arguing that those detrimental practices hinder ladies from having fun with a pleasing, declaring courting with themselves. Cultural components that render ladies liable to dissatisfying self-relations are pointed out and analysed and, drawing at the insights of Foucault, feminism and narrative treatment, the chances for constructing a extra empowering dating with the self are examined.
This cutting edge contribution to feminist debates approximately gender and the self may be of curiosity to scholars and researchers in social psychology, feminist psychology, psychological future health reports and gender stories, and to practitioners in mental cures and counselling psychology.

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