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Psychology of gender

By: Helgeson, Vicki S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Routledge 2017Edition: 5th.Description: xviii, 747 p. It includes index.ISBN: 9780815366621.Subject(s): Sex differences (Psychology) | Sex role | Gender identityDDC classification: 305.3 Summary: Noted for its fair and equal coverage of men and women, this book reviews the research and issues surrounding gender from multiple perspectives including psychology, sociology, anthropology, and public health, with an emphasis on the interaction between biological and social theories. The implications of social roles, status, and gender-related traits on relationships and health that are central to students' daily lives are emphasized throughout. Students learn how to distinguish the similarities and differences between the sexes and the theories that explain the differences. Methodological flaws that may impact the observance of sex differences are also examined. https://www.routledge.com/Psychology-of-Gender-Fifth-Edition/Helgeson/p/book/9781138186873
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter
2: Methods and History of Gender Research Chapter
3: Gender-Role Attitudes Chapter
4: Sex-Related Comparisons: Observations Chapter
5: Sex-Related Comparisons: Theory Chapter
6: Achievement Chapter
7: Communication Chapter
8: Friendship Chapter
9: Romantic Relationships Chapter
10: Sex Differences in Health: Evidence and Explanations Chapter
11: Relationships and Health Chapter
12: Paid Worker Role and Health Chapter
13: Mental Health

Noted for its fair and equal coverage of men and women, this book reviews the research and issues surrounding gender from multiple perspectives including psychology, sociology, anthropology, and public health, with an emphasis on the interaction between biological and social theories. The implications of social roles, status, and gender-related traits on relationships and health that are central to students' daily lives are emphasized throughout. Students learn how to distinguish the similarities and differences between the sexes and the theories that explain the differences. Methodological flaws that may impact the observance of sex differences are also examined.

https://www.routledge.com/Psychology-of-Gender-Fifth-Edition/Helgeson/p/book/9781138186873

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