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Sex and Gender (4th Ed)

H M Lips
Sex and Gender (4th Ed)

Sex and Gender (4th Ed)

H M Lips

$79.99

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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, where that knowledge comes from, and how that knowledge may itself be shaped and limited by cultural perceptions. The text is organized into three primary themes: Part I provides background to stereotypes, theories, and research; Part II is focused on biological and psychological dimensions; Part III examines sex and gender in social relationships.

- Publisher PART I. MYTHS, THEORIES, AND RESEARCH 1. Masculinity and Femininity: Myths and Stereotypes 2. Theoretical Perspectives on Sex and Gender 3. Researching Sex and Gender: Exploring the Whys and Hows PART II. BEHAVIOR & EXPERIENCE: FEMALEMALE SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES 4. World's Apart? Gender Differences in Social Behavior and Experience 5. Biology and Environment: The Process of Becoming Female or Male 6. Perceptual and Cognitive Abilities: Gender Similarities and Differences 7. Sexual Lives and Orientations 8. Hormonal and Reproductive Connections 9. Mental and Physical Health: Stress, Change, and Adaptations PART III. SEX AND GENDER IN SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS 10. Sex and Gender and Childhood: Constructing Gender 11. Family and Friends: Attachment, Intimacy, and Power 12. Economic and Political Life: Power, Status, and Achievement 13. Issues in the Workplace 14. Justice, Equity, and Social Change Epilogue: The Ties That Bind: The Future of Sex and Gender

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About "Sex and Gender (4th Ed)"

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, where that knowledge comes from, and how that knowledge may itself be shaped and limited by cultural perceptions. The text is organized into three primary themes: Part I provides background to stereotypes, theories, and research; Part II is focused on biological and psychological dimensions; Part III examines sex and gender in social relationships.
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PART I. MYTHS, THEORIES, AND RESEARCH 1. Masculinity and Femininity: Myths and Stereotypes 2. Theoretical Perspectives on Sex and Gender 3. Researching Sex and Gender: Exploring the Whys and Hows PART II. BEHAVIOR & EXPERIENCE: FEMALEMALE SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES 4. World's Apart? Gender Differences in Social Behavior and Experience 5. Biology and Environment: The Process of Becoming Female or Male 6. Perceptual and Cognitive Abilities: Gender Similarities and Differences 7. Sexual Lives and Orientations 8. Hormonal and Reproductive Connections 9. Mental and Physical Health: Stress, Change, and Adaptations PART III. SEX AND GENDER IN SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS 10. Sex and Gender and Childhood: Constructing Gender 11. Family and Friends: Attachment, Intimacy, and Power 12. Economic and Political Life: Power, Status, and Achievement 13. Issues in the Workplace 14. Justice, Equity, and Social Change Epilogue: The Ties That Bind: The Future of Sex and Gender
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  • Catalogue Code 158278
  • Product Code 0767416147
  • EAN 9780767416146
  • Pages 576
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher Mcgraw Hill
  • Publication Date Jul 2000
  • Dimensions 233 x 187 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.390kg

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