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Taking sides. Clashing views in gender

Author: Jacquelyn W White
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2009.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taking sides. Clashing views in gender.
Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2009
(OCoLC)609000503
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacquelyn W White
ISBN: 9780073515298 0073515299
OCLC Number: 166391384
Description: xxxii, 380 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Unit 1. DEFINITIONS AND CULTURAL BOUNDARIES: A MOVING TARGET --
Is anatomy destiny? --
Is gender identity innate? --
Do sex differences in careers in mathematics and sciences have a biological basis? --
Unit 2. DIFFERENT STROKES: THE QUESTION OF DIFFERENCE --
Are women and men more similar than different? --
Are different patterns of communication in women and men innately determined? --
Are the fight-or-flight and tend-and-befriend responses to stress gender-based? --
Unit 3. VIOLENCE IN THE DAILY LIVES OF WOMEN AND MEN --
Are expressions of aggression related to gender? --
Gender symmetry: do women and men commit equal levels of violence against intimate partners? --
Does pornography reduce the incidence of rape? --
Unit 4. FROM OZZIE AND HARRIET TO MY TWO DADS: GENDER IN CHILDHOOD --
Should same-sex couples be able to marry? --
Can lesbian and gay couples be appropriate parents for children? --
Are fathers essential for children's well-being? --
Is fetal sex selection harmful to society? --
Unit 5. FROM 9 TO 5: GENDER IN THE WORLD OF WORK --
Does the "Mommy Track" (part-time work) improve women's lives? --
Can social policies improve gender inequalities in the workplace? --
Is the gender wage gap justified? --
Are barriers to women's success as leaders due to societal obstacles? --
Unit 6. GENDER AND SEXUALITY: DOUBLE STANDARDS? --
Is female circumcision universally wrong? --
Should "Abstinence-Until-Marriage" be the only message to teens? --
Can women's sexuality be free from traditional gender constraints?
Other Titles: Clashing views in gender
Gender
Responsibility: selected, edited, and with introductions by Jacquelyn W. White.
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