The Power of Ambivalence: Using Ambivalence as a Healing Resource for Asian Women in the Confucian Context

The Power of Ambivalence: Using Ambivalence as a Healing Resource for Asian Women in the... The purpose of this article is to explore the power of “cultivated ambivalence” in the task of constructing Confucian feminism. Such resources of cultivated and radical ambivalence create a “third space” in which Asian women can be true both to themselves and to their ambivalence. In this space, they would be empowered to “talk back” to both Confucian traditions and Western liberal feminism. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Pastoral Psychology Springer Journals

The Power of Ambivalence: Using Ambivalence as a Healing Resource for Asian Women in the Confucian Context

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Publisher
Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature
Subject
Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Religious Studies, general; Cross Cultural Psychology; Sociology, general
ISSN
0031-2789
eISSN
1573-6679
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11089-018-0820-6
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Abstract

The purpose of this article is to explore the power of “cultivated ambivalence” in the task of constructing Confucian feminism. Such resources of cultivated and radical ambivalence create a “third space” in which Asian women can be true both to themselves and to their ambivalence. In this space, they would be empowered to “talk back” to both Confucian traditions and Western liberal feminism.

Journal

Pastoral PsychologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 4, 2018

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