Wonder Woman psychology : lassoing the truth

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A fascinating analysis of the psychology behind Wonder Woman

For 75 years, Wonder Woman has served as an inspiration to people everywhere. Wonder Woman Psychology examines this powerful superhero--who was created by famous psychologist William Moulton Marston--through 20 essays. This collection will analyze:

Marston's important role in the history of forensic psychology How Diana's relationship with her mother and Amazonian sisters shapes her to become a leader and the heroine called Wonder Woman The ways differences in culture and gender can contribute to alienation but also to personal empowerment What roles emotion, strengths, virtues, and culture shock play in heroic behavior
Psychology on trial: the other legacy of William Moulton Marston / Martin Lloyd
Dominance, inducement, submission, compliance: throwing the DISC in fact and fiction / Mara Wood
Marston, Wertham, and the psychology potential of comic books / Tim Hanley and Travis Langley
The tale of a manx cat (a memoir from the woman who gave us wonder) / dr Elizabeth Holloway Marston
A perfect place: Paradise Island and utopian communities / Mara Wood
Individuation and the psychology of rebirth / Chris Yogerst and Caitlin Yogerst
The heroine and the hero's journey / Laura Vecchiolla
A mother's magic: parenting issues in Paradise / Mike Madrid and Rebecca M. Langley
Multiple identities, multiple selves? Diana's actual, idea, and ought selves / Wind Goodfriend and Annamaria Formichella-Elsden
Growing a goddess: child development and Wonder Woman / Mara Wood
Compassion is my superpower / Jenna Busch and Janina Scarlet
Feminist psychology: teaching how to be wonderful / Mara Wood
An Amazon in a world of men / Lara Taylor Kester and Nina Taylor Kester
It's a man's world: Wonder Woman and attitudes toward gender roles / Erin Currie
From Wing Chun to Wonder Woman: empowerment through martial skill / E. Paul Zehr and Jeff Pisciotta
Snapping necks and wearing pants: symbols, schemas, and stress over change / Travis Langley
First of her name: Wonder Woman, the role model / Mara Wood
Balancing the warrior and the peace ambassador: self-concepts and moral complexity / Eric D. Wesselman, Emilio J.C. Lobato, and J. Scott Jordan
Coffee with your hero: the benefits of parasocial relationships / Janina Scarlet and Alan Kistler
Truth in treatment: who wields the magic? / Travis Langley and Mara Wood.

Additional Information
Series Popular culture psychology series.
Subjects Wonder Woman -- (Fictitious character) -- Criticism and interpretation.
Marston, William Moulton, -- 1893-1947.
Wonder Woman (Comic strip) -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Superheroes -- Psychological aspects.
Psychology and literature.
Publisher New York :Sterling,2017
Contributors Langley, Travis, 1964- editor.
Wood, Mara, editor.
Robbins, Trina, contributor.
Language English
Notes "Unauthorized"--Cover.
Description xviii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781454923435
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