|Self Psychology: A Feminist Re-Visioning|
From an ego-psychological perspective it can be seen how women will form their personal identities from the same identity mechanisms as those of men but by interacting with a cultural environment which denies them, as women, the imaginary models that nurture competence, genius, and transcendence.
How to speak of developmental and relational processes in ways that privilege women's experiences is central in feminist writings. Lacking in most of this literature is a dynamic psychological language capable of sharpening the critical edge of the feminist analyses of women's subjectivities and relational experiences. Furthermore, ...