Psychology of Gender, Second Edition.

Now in an extensively revised and expanded second edition, this text presents important advances in the psychological study of gender differences and similarities across the lifespan.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Eagly, Alice H.
Other Authors: Beall, Anne E., Sternberg, Robert J.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Guilford Publications, 2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1 Introduction; 2 Androgen, Estrogen, and Gender: Contributions of the Early Hormone Environment to Gender-Related Behavior; 3 The Psychobiology of Gender: Cognitive Effects of Reproductive Hormones in the Adult Nervous System; 4 Sex Roles as Adaptations: An Evolutionary Perspective on Gender Differences and Similiraties; 5 Social Cognitive Theory of Gender Development and Functioning; 6 Gender Socialization: A Parent X Child Model; 7. Psychoanalytic Theories of Gender
  • 8 Gender Differences in Relational and Collective Interdependence: Implications for Self-Views, Social Behavior, and Subjective Well-Being9 On the Construction of Gender, Sex, and Sexualities; 10 Gender As Status: An Expectation States Theory Approach; 11. The Bases of Gendered Power; 12 Social Role Theory of Sex Differences and Similarities: Implications for the Partner Preferences of Women and Men; 13. Cultural Diversity and Cross-Cultural Perspectives; 14 Sex Changes: A Current Perspective on the Psychology of Gender; Author Index; Subject Index