Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site:

Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over 100,000 booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.

The Myth of Women's Masochism

by P. J. Caplan

ISBN 0525243615 / 9780525243618 / 0-525-24361-5
Publisher Dutton Adult
Language English
Edition Hardcover
Find This Book


Find signed collectible books: 'The Myth of Women's Masochism'

Book summary

Finally, a definitive study that debunks one of Freuds most damaging mythsthat women are inherently masochistic&offers healthier ways&to view female behavior.
MS. Magazine

Concrete, convincing&sensible&revolutionary, calling for nothing short of a revision in our thinking about women&
Philadelphia Inquirer

¬ a quick-fix pop psychology do-it-yourselfer but a thoughtful examination of a persistent, self-defeating myth.
Chicago Tribune

&outstanding scholarly debunking of [an] extremely damaging cultural belief&it contains valuable lessons for&the mental health professions.

So convincing are her arguments&that often one is left wondering how on earth such theories could ever have been taken seriously.
Morning Star, London