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The Psychology of Women and Gender
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The Psychology of Women and Gender
Half the Human Experience +

Tenth Edition
  • Nicole M. Else-Quest - University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Janet Shibley Hyde - University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA


January 2021 | 568 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
With clear, comprehensive, and cutting-edge coverage Psychology of Women and Gender +, Tenth Edition delivers an authoritative analysis of classical and up-to-the-minute research from a feminist, psychological viewpoint. The text thoroughly examines the balance of cultural and biological similarities (and differences) between the genders, noting how these characteristics may affect issues of equality as well as how men and women behave toward one another. Reflecting cutting edge developments from the field, the text puts research into context and clearly explains the relationship between gender and emotion--helping to demystify the scientific process and study of feminist psychology. It includes expansive intersectional coverage, hands-on applications, and case studies that give students further experience with key issues. This proven text equips students with a strong foundation for understanding the influences of gender, race, and ethnicity on psychology and society, as well as strategies for thinking critically about pop culture versus academic feminism as it relates to psychology.
 
Chapter 1 Introduction
 
Chapter 2 Theoretical Perspectives on Gender
 
Chapter 3 Gender Stereotypes and Gender Differences
 
Chapter 4 The Intersection of Gender and Ethnicity
 
Chapter 5 Gender and Communication
 
Chapter 6 Gender and Emotion
 
Chapter 7 Lifespan Development
 
Chapter 8 Abilities, Motivation, and Achievement
 
Chapter 9 Gender and Work
 
Chapter 10 Biology and Gender
 
Chapter 11 Psychology, Gender, and Health
 
Chapter 12 Gender and Sexuality
 
Chapter 13 Gender and Sexual Orientation
 
Chapter 14 Gender and Victimization
 
Chapter 15 Gender and Mental Health Issues
 
Chapter 16 The Psychology of Men and Masculinity
 
Chapter 17 Retrospect and Prospect
 
Glossary
 
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