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Gender, emotion, and the family

Author: Leslie Brody
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999.
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"Do Women express their feelings more than men? Popular stereotypes say they do, but in this provocative book, Leslie Brody breaks with conventional wisdom. Integrating a wealth of perspectives and research - biological, sociocultural, developmental - her work explores the nature and extent of gender differences in emotional expression, as well as the endlessly complex question of how such differences come  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Brody
ISBN: 0674341864 9780674341869
OCLC Number: 40417596
Description: vi, 359 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Understanding emotional expression --
Words, faces, voices, and behaviors --
Physiological arousal and patterns of emotional expression --
Sad or mad? The quality of emotions --
The state of the art: biological differences? --
Transactional relationships within families --
Gender identification and de-identification in the family --
Fathers and the family climate --
Social motives, power, and roles --
Stereotypes and display rules --
The power of peers --
The health consequences of gender-stereotypic emotional expression --
Rethinking gender and emotion.
Responsibility: Leslie Brody.

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"Do Women express their feelings more than men? Popular stereotypes say they do, but in this provocative book, Leslie Brody breaks with conventional wisdom. Integrating a wealth of perspectives and research - biological, sociocultural, developmental - her work explores the nature and extent of gender differences in emotional expression, as well as the endlessly complex question of how such differences come about."--BOOK JACKET.

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