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Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Dana C. Jack and Alisha Ali

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This international volume offers new perspectives on social and psychological aspects of the complex dynamic of depression. The 21 contributors from 13 countries—Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, ... More


Midlife Lesbian Lifeworlds: Narrative Theory and Sexual Identity

Mary M. Read

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter uses narrative identity theory to describe and facilitate an understanding of issues regarding the formation of a positive lesbian identity among a particular cohort of women: midlife ... More


Exploring the Immigrant Experience through Self-Silencing Theory and the Full-Frame Approach: The Case of Caribbean Immigrant Women in Canada and the United States

Alisha Ali

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses the role of self-silencing theory in conceptualizing the experiences of women who have immigrated to Canada and the U.S. from the Caribbean. The author presents an integration ... More


Sociopolitical, Gender, and Cultural Factors in the Conceptualization and Treatment of Depression among Haitian Women

Guerda Nicolas, Bridget Hirsch, and Clelia Beltrame

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes various social factors in the lives of Haitian women that intersect with the experience of depression. It presents an overview of socio-political influences on the health and ... More


Supporting Voice in Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Rosanna F. DeMarco

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the ways in which self-silencing theory can be used to understand the experiences of women in inner-city Boston living with HIV/AIDS. The author discusses how the ... More


Ambivalent Sexism at Home and at Work: How Attitudes Toward Women in Relationships Foster Exclusion in the Public Sphere

Mina Cikara, Tiane L. Lee, Susan T. Fiske, and Peter Glick

in Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195320916
eISBN:
9780199869541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320916.003.018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

According to ambivalent sexism theory, sexism combines complementary gender ideologies, held by both men and women worldwide, which serve to justify social hierarchy. This chapter reviews how ... More


Connectedness, Communication, and Reciprocity in Lesbian Relationships: Implications for Women's Construction and Experience of PMS

Janette Perz and Jane M. Ussher

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A growing body of research reports that lesbian relationships are experienced as more satisfying than heterosexual relationships, with predictors of this satisfaction being greater emotional ... More


Living with Brain Injury: Narrative, Community, and Women's Renegotiation of Identity

J. Eric Stewart

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764718
eISBN:
9780814770221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764718.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

When Nancy was in her late twenties, she began having blinding headaches, tunnel vision, and dizziness, which led to the discovery of an abnormality on her brain stem. Complications during surgery ... More


The Multiple Identities of Feminist Women of Color: Creating a New Feminism?

Janis Sanchez-Hucles, Alex E. Dryden, and Barbara Winstead

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Only recently have the writings of women of color (WOC) significantly influenced the field of feminism. These WOC bring unique identities, concerns, and cultures to the feminist movement. In this ... More


Narrating a Psychology of Resistance: Voices of the Compañeras in Nicaragua

Shelly Grabe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190614256
eISBN:
9780190649760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190614256.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Movimiento Autónomo de Mujeres (Women’s Autonomous Movement) in Nicaragua emerged, like many other Latin American social movements in the 1970s and 1980s in the context of dictatorial regimes, as ... More


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