Sex Differences In Social Behavior: A Social-Role Interpretation / Edition 1

Sex Differences In Social Behavior: A Social-Role Interpretation / Edition 1

by Alice H. Eagly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0898598044

ISBN-13: 9780898598049

Pub. Date: 04/01/1987

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In presenting an innovative theory of sex differences in the social context, this volume applies social-role theory and meta-analytic techniques to research in aggression, social influence, helping, nonverbal, and group behavior. Eagly's findings show that gender stereotypic behavior results from different male and female role expectations, and that the disparity

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Overview

In presenting an innovative theory of sex differences in the social context, this volume applies social-role theory and meta-analytic techniques to research in aggression, social influence, helping, nonverbal, and group behavior. Eagly's findings show that gender stereotypic behavior results from different male and female role expectations, and that the disparity between these gender stereotypes and actual sex differences is not as great as is often believed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898598049
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/1987
Series:
Distinguished Lecture Series
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile:
1550L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents: The Analysis of Sex Differences in Social Behavior: A New Theory and a New Method. Sex Differences in Helping Behavior. Sex Differences in Aggressive Behavior. Sex Differences in Other Social Behaviors. The Interpretation of Sex Differences in Social Behavior.

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