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Women's Growth in Connection : Writings from the Stone Center
Judith V. Jordan, Alexandra G. Kaplan, Jean Baker Miller, Irene P Stiver, and Janet L. Surrey
Guilford Press / Softcover / 1991-01-01 / 0898624657
Women's Issues
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Women's Growth in Connection offers a sampling of the influential ideas emanating from The Stone Center, Wellesley College, about women's meaning systems, values, and organization of experiences. These chapters, about women's ways of being in the world, frame an innovative relational perspective on women's psychological development. The authors--clinicians, clinical supervisors, and teachers--have been searching for therapeutic models that more clearly reflect women's lives. They are troubled by models of 'human' development inspired by male culture, models that define health and maturity in terms of separation and consistently define women as deficient.
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I. A Developmental Perspective
1. The Development of Women's Sense of Self, Miller
2. Women and Empathy: Implications for Psychological Development and Psychotherapy, Jordan, Surrey, & Kaplan
3. The 'Self-in-Relation': A Theory of Women's Development, Surrey
4. Empathy and Self Boundaries, Jordan
5. The Meaning of Mutuality, Jordan
6. Beyond the Oedipus Complex: Mothers and Daughters, Stiver
7. Women's Self in Development in Late Adolescence, Kaplan, Klein, & Gleason

II. Applications
8. The Meanings of 'Dependency' in Female-Male Relationships, Stiver
9. Relationship and Empowerment, Surrey
10. The Construction of Anger in Women and Men, Miller
11. Women and Power, Miller
12. The 'Self-in-Relation': Implications for Depression in Women, Kaplan
13. Work Inhibitions in Women, Stiver
14. Eating Patterns as a Reflection of Women's Development, Surrey
15. The Meaning of Care: Reframing Treatment Models, Stiver
16. Female or Male Therapists for Women: New Formulations: Kaplan
17. Empathy, Mutuality, and Therapeutic Change: Clinical Implications of a Relational Model, Jordan

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