Archive for August 24th, 2011

August 24, 2011

Book Review: Being Married, Doing Gender, by Caroline Dryden

by cherryblossomlife

Being Married, Doing Gender is a little-known book with a decidedly Radfem feel. Dryden illustrates how marriage has been ignoredin mainstream psychology to a suspicious degree. The field has traditionally been dominated by behaviorism, namely the study of rats, followed by cognitivism, the study of innate differences between the sexes. And that’s about it. Emotional experience has been completely overlooked and in her 1999 research she set about changing that.

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