Lectures on the Psychology of Women / Edition 4

Lectures on the Psychology of Women / Edition 4

by Joan C. Chrisler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1478602007

ISBN-13: 9781478602002

Pub. Date: 01/28/2008

Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.

This unique collection of previously unpublished essays by experienced teachers and leading experts in Psychology of Women is designed as a companion reader to any Psychology of Women textbook. The lectures included are written in an informal manner: the authors speak to students directly and address questions that students often ask.  See more details below

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This unique collection of previously unpublished essays by experienced teachers and leading experts in Psychology of Women is designed as a companion reader to any Psychology of Women textbook. The lectures included are written in an informal manner: the authors speak to students directly and address questions that students often ask.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781478602002
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Transforming the Debate on Sexual Inequality: From Biological Difference to Institutionalized Androcentrism9
2Who's In and Who's Out: The Results of Oppression23
3Global Connections: The Significance of Women's Poverty33
4Gender and Altruism43
5Women and Emotion: Stereotypes and the Double Bind63
6Sweating It Out: The Good News and the Bad News about Women and Sport75
7Women, Weight, and Body Image91
8PMS as a Culture-Bound Syndrome107
9Asian American Women and Adolescent Girls: Sexuality and Sexual Expression123
10Life as a Lesbian: What Does Gender Have to Do with It?137
11Appreciating Cultural Difference: On Being an American Jewish Woman153
12Gender Issues among Latinas167
13The Impact of Popular Culture on Images of African American Women183
14Beyond Double Jeopardy: Female, Biracial, and Perceived to Be Black199
15Who to Let In: Women's Cross-Race Friendships211
16Relational Theories of White Women's Development229
17The Mothers' Project: Affirming Realities through Peer Support245
18Understanding Emotional Responses after Abortion261
19Women in Psychology as Role Models: Lives and Careers in Context275
20Battered Women: Why Don't They Just Leave?289
21Freedom from Fear of Rape: The Missing Link in Women's Freedom309
22Sexual Harassment in College and University Settings325
23A Feminist Approach to Agoraphobia: Challenging Traditional Views of Women at Home339
24Feminist Identity in a Gendered World359

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