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Title Psychology of women : handbook of issues and theories / edited by Florence L. Denmark and Michele A. Paludi ; foreword by Bernice Lott
Edition Second edition
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 786 pages)
Series Women's psychology
Women's psychology (Westport, Conn.)
Contents Introduction / Florence L. Denmark and Michele Paludi -- Historical development of the psychology of women / Florence L. Denmark [and others] -- Women of color : perspectives on "multiple identities" in psychological theory, research, and practice / June Chisholm and Beverly Greene -- International aspects of the development of the psychology of women and gender / Marilyn P. Safir and Kareen Hill -- Feminist perspectives on research methods / Jeri Sechzer and Vita Carulli Rabinowitz -- Meta-analysis in the psychology of women / Janet Shibley Hyde and Shelly Grabe -- Courses in the psychology of women : catalysts for change / Michele Paludi [and others] -- Gender stereotypes / Mary Kite, Kay Deaux, and Elizabeth L. Haines -- Girls to women : developmental theory, research, and issues / Pamela Trotman Reid, Shauna M. Cooper, and Kira Hudson Banks -- Women in the middle and later years / Claire Etaugh -- Theories of female personality / Phyllis Katz -- Women's friendships and romantic relationships / Donna CastaƱeda and Alyson L. Burns-Glover -- Women's health : biological and social systems / Cheryl Brown Travis and Andrea L. Meltzer -- The menstrual cycle in a biopsychosocial context / Joan Chrisler -- Women and mental health / Nancy Felipe Russo and Jessica Tartaro -- Diverse women's sexualities / Ruth E. Fassinger and Julie R. Arseneau -- Understanding and preventing rape / Courtney E. Ahrens [and others] -- Intimate partner violence : perspectives on research and intervention / Maureen C. McHugh, Nicole Livingston, and Irene H. Frieze -- Violence against women : international workplace sexual harassment and domestic violence / Janet Sigal and Vidal Annan Jr. -- Women and achievement / Martha Mednick and Veronica Thomas -- Work and family roles : selected issues / Julia R. Steinberg, Maren True, and Nancy Felipe Russo -- Women and leadership / Jean Lau Chin -- Women's career development / Nancy E. Betz
Summary This updated and revised edition of the award-winning 1993 handbook includes historical developments, courses and international aspects, as well as chapters addressing specific topics such as leadership, career, friendship, romance, the menstrual cycle effects, health, mental health, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and rape
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Feminist psychology.
Women -- Psychology.
Women -- psychology.
Women's Health.
Women's Rights.
Form Electronic book
Author Denmark, Florence.
Paludi, Michele Antoinette.
ISBN 0313082782 (electronic bk.)
9780313082788 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)