Women and self-esteem / by Linda Tschirhart Sanford and Mary Ellen Donovan.
Contributor(s): Donovan, Mary Ellen.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, NY : Penguin Books, 1985Description: xix, 454 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0140082255 (pbk.); 9780140082258 (pbk.).Subject(s): Women -- Psychology | Self-esteem in women | Feminism -- United StatesDDC classification: 305.4/2
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This comprehensive look at the debilitating effects of low self-esteem offers self-help exercises for rediscovering self-worth for happier living.
Making the Connections -- Women and Self-Esteem: Six Common Problems -- Close to Home, Close to the Heart: Intimate Relationships and the Shaping of Self-Attitudes -- Different Families, Different Fates -- The Early Years: Essentials of Self-Esteem -- The Power of Words -- The Power of Role Models: Like Parent, Like Child -- The Legacies of Troubled Families -- Moving On from Our Childhood Families -- Friends, Lovers and Spouses: The Power of Chosen Intimates -- Daughters and Motherhood -- Far from Home, Far from at Home: Women's Experiences in the Wider World -- Religions as Institutions, Spirituality as Experience -- If Only We Had Learned Differently: The Impact of Formal Schooling -- Gaining Power in Some Areas, Losing It in Others: The Impact of Government -- Never Done: Women's Work Experiences -- Women in a World of Mirrors and Images: The Impact of the Technology of Imagery -- The Not So Helpful Helping Professions -- Where It's Hardest to Feel at Home: Women's Experiences in Public -- The High Costs of Low Self-Esteem -- Can't Get This Out of My Mind: Black Clouds -- Can't Get This Out of My Mind: Critical Tapes -- Can't Get This Out of My Mind: Chronic Comparisons to Others -- Can't Get This Out of My Mind: Expectations of Perfection -- Can't Get This Out of My Mind: Expectations of Doom -- Can't Get This Out of My Mind: Inability To Accept a Compliment -- This Will Make Me Worthy and Whole: The Search for Completion Through Romance, Motherhood and Work.