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Title Handbook of the psychology of women and gender / edited by Rhoda K. Unger
Published New York ; Chichester : Wiley, [2001]


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Description xvi, 556 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: HISTORICAL, THEORETICAL, AND METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES. Women as Subjects, Actors, and Agents in the History of Psychology (R. Unger). Theoretical Perspectives on Women and Gender (S. Wilkinson). Choices and Consequences: Methodological Issues in the Study of Gender (V. Rabinowitz & D. Martin). Women, Psychology, and Evolution (P. Gowaty). Gender Similarities and Differences as Feminist Contradictions (M. Kimball). Framing Gendered Identities (K. Deaux & A. Stewart). DEVELOPMENTAL ISSUES. Biological Influences on Psychosexual Differentiation (K. Zucker). From Infancy through Middle Childhood: The Role of Cognitive and Social Factors in Becoming Gendered (K. Powlishta, et al.). Adolescent Girls' Voices: Resonating Resistance in Body and Soul (D. Tolman & L. Brown). Current Perspectives on Women's Adult Roles: Work, Family, and Life (L. Gilbert & J. Rader). Motherhood and Mothering (A. Woollett & H. Marshall). Older Adult Women: Issues, Resources, and Challenges (S. Canetto). SOCIAL ROLES AND SOCIAL SYSTEMS. The Psychology of Men and Masculinity: Research Status and Future Directions (G. Good & N. Sherrod). Changing Times, Changing Gender Roles: Who Do We Want Women and Men to Be? (M. Kite). Gender and Language (M. Crawford). Gender and Social Interaction (M. LaFrance). Gender and Relationships (K. Dion & K. Dion). Sexualities (C. Kitzinger). GENDER AND PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH. Gendered Bodies and Physical Health (J. Chrisler). Disorderly Constructs: Feminist Frameworks for Clinical Psychology (J. Marecek). Therapy with Women: Feminist Frameworks (J. Worell & D. Johnson). Sociocultural Issues in Counseling for Women of Color (K. Wyche). INSTITUTIONS, GENDER, AND POWER. A Developmental Examination of Violence against Girls and Women (J. White, et al.). Power and Gender: The Double-Edged Sword of Ambivalence (S. Goodwin & S. Fiske). Sexual Harassment (B. Gutek & R. Done). Women, Gender, and the Law: Toward a Feminist Rethinking of Responsibility (M. Fine & S. Carney). Changing Society, Changing Women (and Men) (E. Cole, et al.). References. Author Index. Subject Index
Summary Edited by a leader in feminist psychology, this text features focused coverage of the major areas of the developmental, biological, social, and intrapersonal aspects of women and gender
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-526) and index
Subject Sex role.
Gender identity.
Women -- Psychology.
Gender Identity.
Women -- psychology.
Author Unger, Rhoda Kesler.
LC no. 00039277
ISBN 0471333328 :
Other Titles Psychology of women and gender