Nancy Chodorow and Feminist Psychoanalysis

Nancy Chodorow is studied under both Psychoanalysis and Feminism. In two important works The Reproduction of Mothering (1978) and Feminism and Psychoanalytic Theory (1989), Chodorow combines the object relations theories of Melanie Klein with contemporary gender concerns. (1) Chodorow argues that mothers experience their daughters as their “doubles.” This is what she calls “narcissistic object… Read More Nancy Chodorow and Feminist Psychoanalysis