Gender Issues in Contemporary Society / Edition 1

Gender Issues in Contemporary Society / Edition 1

by Stuart Oskamp
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803952309

ISBN-13: 9780803952300

Pub. Date: 05/17/1993

Publisher: SAGE Publications

During the past two decades, the study of how gender influences social life has moved from the outskirts to the centre of psychology. Some of psychology's most cherished assumptions have been challenged and feminist scholars proposed alternative views of human development, research methods, cognitive functioning, family life and communication. These challenges have

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During the past two decades, the study of how gender influences social life has moved from the outskirts to the centre of psychology. Some of psychology's most cherished assumptions have been challenged and feminist scholars proposed alternative views of human development, research methods, cognitive functioning, family life and communication. These challenges have invigorated many areas of psychology.

Distinctive in its emphasis on applied issues that have practical importance in the lives of women and men, this volume presents current knowledge about key gender issues and sheds light on problems and controversies. Specific issues explored include: gender differences in emotion; desire for control; attitudes towards leader

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803952300
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/17/1993
Series:
Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series, #6
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Gender Issues - Stuart Oskamp and Mark Costanzo
PART ONE: THE STUDY OF GENDER IN CONTEXT
Women, Men, and Society - Janet T Spence
Plus [cd]Ca Change, Plus C'est la M[ci]eme Chose
A Feminist Perspective on Research Methodology - Joseph E Mc Grath, Janice R Kelly and Jean E Rhodes
Some Metatheoretical Issues, Contrasts, and Choices
PART TWO: SOCIALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Early Gender Development - Carol Nagy Jacklin and Laura A Baker
Parents and Gender-Role Socialization During the Middle Childhood and Adolescent Years - Jacquelynne S Eccles et al
Masculinity Ideology and Its Correlates - Joseph H Pleck, Freya Lund Sonenstein and Leighton C Ku
PART THREE: HOME LIFE AND WORK LIFE
Gender Differences in Marital Conflict - Andrew Christensen and Christopher L Heavey
The Demand/Withdraw Interaction Pattern
Women and Men at Home and at Work - Faye J Crosby and Karen L Jaskar
Realities and Illusions
What's So Special About Sex? Gender Stereotyping and Discrimination - Susan T Fiske and Laura E Stevens
Responses to Sexual Harassment - Barbara A Gutek

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