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The social psychology of gender : how power and intimacy shape gender relations

Author: Laurie A Rudman; Peter Glick
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2008.
Series: Texts in social psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book describes prevailing beliefs about the differences between men and women and examines the extent to which they are explicit or implicit (nonconscious). Chapters identify ways in which gender attitudes affect our expectations, judgments, feelings, and behavior. The rewards of conforming to stereotypes such as feminine "niceness" or masculine assertiveness-and the costs of deviating from them-are discussed.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie A Rudman; Peter Glick
ISBN: 9781593858254 1593858256
OCLC Number: 212409985
Description: xiii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Understanding gender --
Dominance and interdependence --
Development of gender relations --
Content and origins of gender stereotypes --
Descriptive and prescriptive stereotyping --
Self-sustaining prophecies --
Obstacles to gender nonconformity --
Sexism in the workplace --
Love and romance --
Sex --
Gender and violence --
Progress, pitfalls, and remedies.
Series Title: Texts in social psychology.
Responsibility: Laurie A. Rudman, Peter Glick.
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Explores the range of gender issues, and offers a perspective on everyday experiences of gender. This book includes real-world examples that illustrate how the interdependence of men and  Read more...

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"Although the social psychology of the interactions between men and women is complicated (and the authors make no attempt to oversimplify it), this book is an easy and enjoyable read. ... Would be Read more...

 
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