Publisher description for Emotional rescue : the theory and practice of a feminist father / Isaac D. Balbus.


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Weaving personal narrative with a synthesis of feminist mothering theory and psychoanalytic theories of narcissism, Isaac D. Balbus describes his effort to share in the care of his daughter during her first four years. Emotional Rescue is a poignant reflection on the connections between the problems in his child-rearing practice and the development of his child-rearing theory.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Balbus, Isaac D.
Fathers -- United States -- Biography.
Fathers -- United States -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Fathers and daughters -- United States -- Case studies.
Child rearing -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Sex role -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Feminism -- United States.
Feminism and psychoanalysis -- United States.