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Situating Sadness: Women and Depression in Social Context

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Mai 2003

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This work sheds light on the influence of sociocultural factors, such as economic distress, child-bearing or child-care difficulties, or feelings of powerlessness which may play a significant role, and points to the importance of context for understanding women's depression.

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"Why do women experience depression at twice the rate of men? This important collection brings the missing voices of women's own experience to the discussion, with rich and original results. Contributors--leading researchers as well as rising stars--provide sophisticated and nuanced studies of women working to make sense of and cope with their experiences of depression. An important analysis of gendered expectations in creating the context for depression. A needed and most welcome addition to fathoming the experience of depression." - Stephanie A. Shields, author of Speaking from the Heart: Gender and the Social Meaning of Emotion "This book brings together work from a number of researchers who have been in the vanguard of changing the ride... presents a powerful and convincing case for a relational approach." - Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology
EAN: 9780814798003
ISBN: 0814798004
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NEW YORK UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2003
Seitenanzahl: 228 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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