Woman's Inhumanity to Woman (Nation Books)

3.88 avg rating
( 221 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9781560253518: Woman's Inhumanity to Woman (Nation Books)

Why do contemporary women often have such a hard time getting along with each other, at work, and within the family? Why is female friendship so important to women, despite the prevalence of female betrayals? How does the mother-daughter relationship impede womens growth? This bookdestined to be a controversial classicdraws on recent biological, psychological, and anthropological research, as well as hundreds of original interviews, to redress the complicated silence that has prevailed about womans inhumanity to woman. While women may not be aggressive in the same way that men are, cross-cultural studies confirm that girls and women are equally aggressive in indirect ways, and mainly toward each other. Women envy and compete against other women, not against menand tend to deny this, even to themselves. Like men, many women also hold sexist beliefs; often, they are unaware of it. Women depend upon each other for emotional intimacy and bonding, but their power to form cliques, gossip about, and shun one another enforces conformity and discourages self-confidence and psychological clarity from girlhood on. Are women oppressed? Yes. Do oppressed people internalize the oppressors attitudes? Without a doubt. Women, therefore, must acknowledge their own sexism and gender double-standards before they can practice sisterhood, resist sexism, treat other women ethically, and forge realistic and compassionate personal and political coalitions. Cheslers work is our public conscience.Letty Cottoin Pogrebin

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Chesler, Ph.D. Phyllis; Chessler, Phyllis
Published by Nation Books
ISBN 10: 1560253517 ISBN 13: 9781560253518
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Monky Business: briansmonky
(Worcester, MA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nation Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1560253517 Ask about discounted shipping available when multiple items are purchased at the same time. FAST, RELIABLE, GUARANTEED and happily SHIPPED WITHIN 1 BUSINESS DAY!. Bookseller Inventory # BX16-4789

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.77
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Chesler, Ph.D. Phyllis; Chessler, Phyllis
ISBN 10: 1560253517 ISBN 13: 9781560253518
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Rem Distributors Inc
(STAMFORD, CT, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Shipped promptly and delivered within 3 to 5 working days. For PO BOX, APO, FPO and Puerto Rico addresses delivery done in 8 to 10 working days. Serving customers since 2006. Thousand of satisfied customers!. Bookseller Inventory # MISC_9781560253518_Natio1012_17

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.22
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Chesler, Ph.D. Phyllis; Chessler, Phyllis
Published by Nation Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 1560253517 ISBN 13: 9781560253518
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nation Books, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Why do contemporary women often have such a hard time getting along with each other, at work, and within the family? Why is female friendship so important to women, despite the prevalence of female betrayals? How does the mother-daughter relationship impede womens growth? This bookdestined to be a controversial classicdraws on recent biological, psychological, and anthropological research, as well as hundreds of original interviews, to redress the complicated silence that has prevailed about womans inhumanity to woman. While women may not be aggressive in the same way that men are, cross-cultural studies confirm that girls and women are equally aggressive in indirect ways, and mainly toward each other. Women envy and compete against other women, not against menand tend to deny this, even to themselves. Like men, many women also hold sexist beliefs; often, they are unaware of it. Women depend upon each other for emotional intimacy and bonding, but their power to form cliques, gossip about, and shun one another enforces conformity and discourages self-confidence and psychological clarity from girlhood on. Are women oppressed? Yes. Do oppressed people internalize the oppressors attitudes? Without a doubt. Women, therefore, must acknowledge their own sexism and gender double-standards before they can practice sisterhood, resist sexism, treat other women ethically, and forge realistic and compassionate personal and political coalitions. Cheslers work is our public conscience.Letty Cottoin Pogrebin. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1560253517

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
17.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Chesler, Ph.D. Phyllis; Chessler, Phyllis
ISBN 10: 1560253517 ISBN 13: 9781560253518
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Basi6 International
(Irving, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Ships from multiple locations. FedEx or DHL 4-6 business days delivery to your doorstep. Bookseller Inventory # 20JULY16APP-45884

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
23.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Chesler, Ph.D. Phyllis; Chessler, Phyllis
Published by Nation Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 1560253517 ISBN 13: 9781560253518
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nation Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1560253517

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
21.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.25
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Chesler, Ph.D. Phyllis; Chessler, Phyllis
ISBN 10: 1560253517 ISBN 13: 9781560253518
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97815602535181.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
23.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.25
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Chesler, Ph.D. Phyllis; Chessler, Phyllis
Published by Nation Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 1560253517 ISBN 13: 9781560253518
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nation Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1560253517

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
27.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Chesler, Ph.D. Phyllis; Chessler, Phyllis
ISBN 10: 1560253517 ISBN 13: 9781560253518
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
ABC
(Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # A11203

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
33.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.08
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Chesler, Ph.D. Phyllis; Chessler, Phyllis
Published by Nation Books (2002)
ISBN 10: 1560253517 ISBN 13: 9781560253518
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nation Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111560253517

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
43.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.44
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds