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Freud on Female Sexuality
An examination of the views of Freud on childhood sexual development.
# 129297 | 1,250 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2006 | US


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The paper examines the writings of the psychoanalytic theorist Freud with regard to childhood sexual development, with an emphasis on the critic Irigaray's questioning of how psychoanalytic theory has represented female sexuality. The paper shows how there is evidence of systemic biases against an accurate and honest representation of female sexuality and sexual development in many thinkers such as Freud. The paper asserts that these biases make evident the need for a strong critical and self-interrogating perspective on the part of both researchers and students in this area.

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"This essay will examine the writings of the psychoanalytic theorist Freud with regard to childhood sexual development, with an emphasis on the critic Irigaray's questioning of how psychoanalytic theory has represented female sexuality. As will be seen, there is evidence of systemic biases against an accurate and honest representation of female sexuality and sexual development in many thinkers such as Freud. These biases make evident the need for a strong critical and self-interrogating perspective on the part of both researchers and students in this area. Freud's account of childhood sexual development is particularly important..."

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