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Imperfect control : our lifelong struggles with power and surrender

Author: Judith Viorst
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author draws on the work of biological and social scientists, psychoanalysts, and philosophers and interweaves fiction, poetry and personal stories, including some of her own, to argue that we are constantly dealing with issues of control.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Viorst, Judith.
Imperfect control.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1998
(OCoLC)646947809
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Viorst
ISBN: 0684801396 9780684801391
OCLC Number: 37606269
Description: 446 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: How free to be? --
The taste of control --
Taking possession of ourselves --
The power of sex --
Who controls the couple? --
Permanent parenthood --
Bossing and being bossed --
Victims and survivors --
Varieties of surrender --
In control of our death.
Responsibility: Judith Viorst.

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The author draws on the work of biological and social scientists, psychoanalysts, and philosophers and interweaves fiction, poetry and personal stories, including some of her own, to argue that we are constantly dealing with issues of control.

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