Christodoulou, Jacqueline Ann, Dr.

Identity, Health and Women : A Critical Social Psychological Perspective - Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. - 1 online resource (242 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 Introducing Health and Psychology; Part I Theory; 2 Understanding Women's Health: Health Perspectives; 3 Identity Theory and an Interactive Health Identity; 4 Feminist as Far as Possible - The Feminist Health Identity and Critical Realism; 5 Investigating Women's Health: The Story So Far; Part II Voice; 6 Narrative Touchstones of the Storied Perimenopausal Health Identity; 7 Reaching Out - Interpersonal Narratives of the Perimenopausal Health Identity 8 Stories of Societal Health - The Impact of Narrated Positional, Situated and Ideological Health RepresentationPart III Praxis; 9 Identity Actions: Bringing about Social Change; References; Index

This book provides a three-part investigation into identity construction. Theory, voice and praxis are all represented as the book follows the rationale, stories and narrative methodology of the study of a group of women. The final part of the book presents a new model of identity construction framed in women''s health identity.

9780230292512 95.00 (NL)

Women -- Health and hygiene -- Psychological aspects.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Social aspects.
Women -- Identity.

Electronic books.

RA564.85 .C487 2010