Who's That Girl? Who's That Boy?: Clinical Practice Meets Postmodern Gender Theory

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Routledge, Apr 15, 2013 - Psychology - 296 pages

Hailed on publication as "an impressive integration of postmodernism and relational psychoanalysis" (James Hansel) and "an intelligent and stimulating account of where the issues of identity, gender, and difference are joined" (Jessica Benjamin), Lynne Layton's Who's That Girl? Who's That Boy? is a major contribution to the postmodern understanding of gender issues.

This new edition, under the aegis of the Bending Psychoanalysis Book Series, includes a Foreword by Series Editor Jack Drescher and an Afterword in which Lynne Layton addresses the evolution of her thinking since the book's publication in 1998.

 

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Contents

ForewordWhos That Analyst? by Jack Drescher M
Toward a Negotiation Model of Gender Identity
A Psychoanalytic Look at Contemporary
Whos That Girl?Madonna
Discourses of Fragmentation
What Is a Man? Postmodern Challenges to Clinical Practice
A Deconstruction ofKohuts Concept of Self
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About the author (2013)

Lynne Layton is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is also on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis and is in clinical practice in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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