Guidance and Guidelines for the Theory and Practice of Feminist Therapy

Guidance and Guidelines for the Theory and Practice of Feminist Therapy Sex Roles (2008) 59:900–902 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9492-5 BOOK REVIEW Guidance and Guidelines for the Theory and Practice of Feminist Therapy Feminist Therapy Theory and Practice: A Contemporary Perspective. Edited by Mary Ballou, Marcia Hill, and Carolyn West, New York, Springer Publishing Company, 2008, 224 pp. $40.00 (hardback), ISBN-10: 0826119573 Debra Mollen Published online: 12 July 2008 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 This text makes a significant, timely contribution to the economic matters, ethical and moral factors, and socioeco- growing scholarship on feminist theory and therapy. nomic issues. Issues of context, particularly the lived Generally thoughtfully written and cogently prepared, this experience of sexism, racism, classism, and other forms of edited volume is organized primarily around three clinical oppression, figure substantially in how we and our clients vignettes detailed in the book’s introductory chapter. Each come to the therapeutic table. That the authors resisted the of the ensuing ten chapters alternates between a focus on urge to provide parsimonious solutions to multifarious theory and on practice, utilizing the cases for demonstration problems is among the book’s greatest strengths. Further- and application. An appendix provides a sample question- more, there is substantial attention paid to the pragmatics of naire, health Sex Roles Springer Journals

Guidance and Guidelines for the Theory and Practice of Feminist Therapy

Sex Roles , Volume 59 (12) – Jul 12, 2008

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