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fundamental rule of psychoanalysis

The principle according to which a patient undergoing psychoanalysis should engage wholeheartedly in free association. Also called the basic rule of psychoanalysis. See also ...


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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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...Review of Oyeronke Oyewumi’s The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses .” African Gender Scholarship: Concepts, Methodologies and Paradigms , pp. 61–81. East Lansing, Michigan State University Press, 2000. Chodorow, Nancy . “Family Structure and Feminine Personality.” In Women, Culture and Society , edited by MichelleZimbalist Rosaldo and Louise Lamphere , pp. 43–66. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1974. Chodorow, Nancy . The Reproduction of Mothering: Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender ....

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April Haynes

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

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...( 1910 – 2010 During the early twentieth century, psychoanalysis and sexology diminished the influence of social purity. Sigmund Freud’s concept of the libido suggested that suppressing sexual expression was wrongheaded. The sexologist Havelock Ellis elaborated on the individual nature of sexuality by exploring “inversion” (homosexuality), by redefining masturbation as benign “autoeroticism,” and by advocating “the erotic rights of woman.” Margaret Sanger considered birth control the most fundamental of women’s rights; her challenge to the Comstock Act...