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Author Espin, Oliva M.

Title Latina realities : essays on healing, migration, and sexuality / Oliva M. EspĂ­n.

Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.2089 E77L    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 195 pages ; 24 cm.
Series New directions in theory and psychology
New directions in theory and psychology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / Lillian Comas-Diaz -- pt. 1. Experience as a Source of Theory and Method. 1. Giving Voice to Silence: The Psychologist as Witness. 2. Roots Uprooted: Autobiographical Reflections on the Psychological Experience of Migration -- pt. 2. Feminist Psychology and Psychotherapy. 3. Women's Diversity: Ethnicity, Race, Class, and Gender in Theories of Feminist Psychology / Oliva M. Espin and Mary Ann Gawelek. 4. Feminist Approaches to Therapy with Women of Color. 5. On Knowing You Are the Unknown: Women of Color Constructing Psychology -- pt. 3. Sexuality. 6. Cultural and Historical Influences on Sexuality in Hispanic/Latin Women: Implications for Psychotherapy. 7. Issues of Identity in the Psychology of Latina Lesbians.
Summary Primarily focusing on the experiences of Latina women, gleaned from psychotherapy practice and research, the book presents discussions on experience as a source of theory and method in psychology; issues relevant to immigrant women and girls, such as sexuality and language; and other similar topics. Latina Realities is a valuable text for advanced courses exploring diversity in psychology and women's lives as well as a useful supplementary reading for introductory courses in psychology of women, women's studies, cultural psychology, and other gender or ethnic issues courses.
Subject Hispanic American women -- Mental health.
Hispanic American women -- Psychology.
Mental Health. (DNLM)D008603
Women -- psychology. (DNLM)D014930Q000523
Cultural Characteristics. (DNLM)D003466
Hispanic or Latino. (DNLM)D006630
Sexuality. (DNLM)D019529
Hispanic American women -- Mental health. (OCoLC)fst00957488
Hispanic American women -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst00957490
Spaanse Amerikanen.
Genre/Form Collected Work. (DNLM)D020470
Other Form: Online version: Espin, Oliva M. Latina realities. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997 (OCoLC)656673055
ISBN 0813332338 (hc)
9780813332338 (hc)
0813332346 (pbk.)
9780813332345 (pbk.)
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