Footbinding: A Jungian Engagement with Chinese Culture and Psychology

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In this book Shirley See Yan Ma provides a Jungian perspective on the Chinese tradition of footbinding and considers how it can be used as a metaphor for the suffering of women and the repression of the feminine, as well as a symbol for hope, creativity and spiritual transformation. Drawing on personal history, popular myths, literature, and work with clients, Footbinding discusses how modern women still symbolically find their feet bound through this ancient practice. Detailed case studies from Western and Asian ...

Footbinding: A Jungian Engagement with Chinese Culture and Psychology 2010, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415485067

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Footbinding: A Jungian Engagement with Chinese Culture and Psychology 2010, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415485050

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