Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development (Paperback)

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About the Author

Janet Reibstein is a clinical psychologist and professor who has written and broadcast widely on the psychology of relationships. She is married with two sons and lives in the U.K. This is her fourth book.

Praise For…

"Staying Alive is a woman's book-inspiring, gripping, compassionate, unflinching. A family story, an exquisitely drawn portrait of a mother and daughter, and the story of a woman's courageous decision to free herself from a history of breast cancer. I could not put it down."
-Carol Gilligan, author of The Birth of Pleasure

"Compelling ... What keeps this from being mere medical melodrama is the author's warm, meticulous reconstruction of her relatives' lives, including her tangled relationship with her beloved mother. A tragic but ultimately hopeful story." -Kirkus Reviews

"There are many fine stories here-about dying with dignity and with disability-and about the courage to sacrifice vanity in order to live without fear." -Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780862328238
ISBN-10: 0862328233
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 1989
Pages: 256