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Women and Madness
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harcourt
Publication date December 1, 1989
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780156982955
ISBN-10 0156982951
Dimensions 1.25 by 5 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $12.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Argues that sex-role stereotypes are used in determining who is mentally ill, and suggests women are punished for independent, creative, or self-assertive behavior
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Chesler persuasively argues that sex-role stereotypes are at the heart of much of what we call mental illness and examines the progress (or lack of it) in correcting these attitudes. 16 pages of photos.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780385026710
 
from Doubleday (October 1, 1972)
9780385026710 | details & prices | List price $8.95
About: Originally published in 1972, Women and Madness was met with great acclaim--and controversy.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780156982955 Book cover for 9781403968975 Book cover for 9781568580968
 
Rev upd edition from Palgrave Macmillan (November 5, 2005)
9781403968975 | details & prices | 406 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $18.00
About: A fully revised and updated edition of a best seller first published in 1972 argues that sex-role stereotypes are used in determining who is mentally ill, and suggests women are punished for independent, creative, or self-assertive behavior.
Reprint edition from Thunder''s Mouth Pr (October 1, 1997)
9781568580968 | details & prices | 398 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Originally published in 1972, Women and Madness was met with great acclaim--and controversy.
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Harcourt (December 1, 1989)
9780156982955 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $12.00
About: Argues that sex-role stereotypes are used in determining who is mentally ill, and suggests women are punished for independent, creative, or self-assertive behavior

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