Toward a New Psychology of Women
By Jean Baker Miller
(Beacon Press, Paperback, 9780807029091, 192pp.)
Publication Date: April 2, 1987
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In the twenty years since its publication, this best-selling classic (which has sold more than 200,000 copies) has become famous for its groundbreaking demonstration of how sexual stereotypes restrict men's and women's psychological development. Toward a New Psychology of Women revolutionized concepts of strength and weakness, dependency and autonomy, emotion, success, and power.
Jean Baker Miller, M.D., is clinical professor of psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine and founding director of the Jean Beaker Miller Training Institute, a division of the Stone Center at Wellesley College.
Monumental in its innovative--possibly revolutionary--restructuring of our psychodynamic understanding of women. --Alexandra G. Kaplan, Contemporary Psychology