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Title Praeger guide to the psychology of gender / edited by Michele A. Paludi
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 313 pages)
Contents Introduction : plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose (The more things change, the more they stay the same) / Michele Paludi, Carmen A. Paludi, Jr. and Darlene C. DeFour -- Learning masculinity and femininity : gender socialization from parents and peers across the lifespan / Shelly Marmion and Paula Lundberg-Love -- Cultural perspectives on gender / Janet Sigal and Maureen Nally -- A Latin American perspective in the study of gender / Eros R. DeSouza, John Baldwin, Silvia H. Koller and Martha Narvaz -- Gender, sexuality and intimate relationships / Donna Castaneda and Alyson Burns-Glover -- Gender and mental health : incidence and treatment issues / Rudy Nydegger -- The hidden curriculum : gender in the classroom / Susan Basow -- Gender and verbal and nonverbal communication / Marianne LaFrance and Jennifer Harris -- Feminist research methods: studying women and gender / Maureen McHugh and Lisa Cosgrove -- Social role theory of sex differences and similarities : implications for the sociopolitical attitudes of women and men / Alice H. Eagly and Abigail A. Mitchell -- Gender, justice and social change / William P. Gaeddert -- The role of shame in socio- and subcultural influences on disordered eating / Jean E. Denious, Nancy Felipe Russo, and Lisa R. Rubin -- Development of sex and gender : biochemistry, physiology, and experience / Ethel Tobach -- Feminism and psychology / Joan C. Chrisler and Christine A. Smith
Summary "This handbook helps to replace media stereotypes and myths with realities and shows us that there are more similarities between the sexes than differences. The contributors to this handbook have a highly practical and readable approach that will prompt readers to examine their self-awareness and social tolerance to biases against women and men in our social institutions such as schools and workplaces." "The contributors to this volume focus on gender role development and multicultural issues throughout the lifecycle. They also emphasize the empowerment of both sexes. The gender-related topics in this handbook include: Teacher socialization of girls and boys; Women's and men's verbal and non-verbal communication skills; Women's and men's voting patterns; Sexual violence; The gender wage gap; Women's and men's friendships and sexual relationships; Parents' communication of masculinity and femininity to their children."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sex differences (Psychology)
Form Electronic book
Author Paludi, Michele Antoinette.
ISBN 0313014426 (electronic bk.)
9780313014420 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Guide to the psychology of gender