Suggested Reading

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Ballou, M., & Brown, L. S. (Eds.). (2008). Rethinking mental health and disorders: Feminist perspectives. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Friedan, B. (1997). The feminine mystique. New York, NY: Norton.

Henley, N., Meng, K., O’Brien, D., McCarthy, W., & Sockloskie, R. (1998). Developing a scale to measure the diversity of feminist attitudes. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 22(2), 317–348.

hooks, b. (1984). Feminist theory: From margin to center. Boston, MA: South End Press.

Jordan, J. V. (2009). Relational–cultural therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Miller, J. B., & Stiver, I. P. (1997). The healing connection: How women form relationships in therapy and in life. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

Walker, M., & Miller, J. B. (2001). Racial images and relational possibilities (Talking Paper No. 2). Wellesley, MA: Wellesley College, Stone Center.

Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work

Feminist Studies

Feminist Theory

Gender & Society

Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy

Journal of Lesbian Studies

Journal of Women, Politics & Policy: A Quarterly Journal of Research & Policy Studies

Journal of Women’s History

Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism

Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies and Gender Issues

off our backs: A Women’s News Journal

Psychology of Women Quarterly

Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

Women and Health: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Women’s Health Issues

Women and Therapy

Women’s Studies Quarterly

American Psychological Association Division 35: Society for the Psychology of Women:

Association for Women in Psychology:

Documents From the Women’s Liberation Movement (National History Education Clearinghouse):

Emancipation of Women 1890–1930 (video):

Feminism (BBC radio): Melvyn Bragg and others discuss 20th-century feminism and its empowerment of women:

Psychology’s Feminist Voices: