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This is a comprehensive introduction to sex and gender theories, research, and issues, focusing on social psychological and feminist perspectives. The book examines the similarities and differences between women and men, discusses where that knowledge comes from, and explains how that knowledge may itself be shaped and limited by cultural perceptions. This new edition has been thoroughly revised with up-to-date research citations for all chapters and more current examples.
Table of Contents
|Myths, theories, and research|
|Masculinity & Femininity|
|Myths & Stereotypes|
|Theoretical Perspectives on Sex & Gender|
|Researching Sex & Gender|
|Exploring the Whys & Hows|
|Behavior & experience|
|female—male similarities & differences|
|World’s Apart? Gender Differences in Social Behavior & Experience|
|Biology & Environment|
|The Process of Becoming Female or Male|
|Perceptual & Cognitive Abilities|
|Gender Similarities & Differences|
|Sexual Lives & Orientations|
|Hormonal & Reproductive Connections|
|Mental & Physical Health|
|Stress, Change, & Adaptations|
|Sex & gender in social relationships|
|Sex & Gender & Childhood|
|Family & Friends|
|Attachment, Intimacy, & Power|
|Economic & Political Life|
|Power, Status, & Achievement|
|Issues in the Workplace|
|Justice, Equity, & Social Change Epilogue|
|The Ties That Bind|
|The Future of Sex & Gender|
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