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A feminist critique of family therapy

Featherstone, Valerie A. (1996) A feminist critique of family therapy. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 9 (1). pp. 15-23. ISSN 0951-5070

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This paper is a feminist critique of traditional family therapy considering the cybernetic epistemology underpinning it as a particular way of seeing the family. The political implications of this way of seeing d be considered in tern of structural inequalities with a preference for, the intergroup perspective. There will be a close examination and discussion of the one parent family structure. The discussion will then move one a practical evaluation of the ecosystemic view of helping families, in particular single parent families.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Psychological Research
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2013 10:24
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 11:26


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