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Handbook of gender research in psychology. Volume 1, Gender research in general and experimental psychology

Author: Joan C Chrisler; Donald R McCreary
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A major milestone in psychology has been the shift from concepts of sex, a strictly biological construct, to gender, with its range of biopsychosocial dimensions. Accordingly, recent years have seen gender research achieve marked improvements in methods, terminology, and breadth of content. The Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology brings these achievements into bold perspective by presenting both the current  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chrisler, Joan C.
Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology, 1.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan C Chrisler; Donald R McCreary
ISBN: 9781441914651 144191465X
OCLC Number: 647897357
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 712 pages) : illustrations
Contents: History of Psychology --
Emergence and Development of the Psychology of Women --
Emergence and Development of the Psychology of Men and Masculinity --
Emergence and Development of the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues --
Research Methods --
Quantitative Approaches to the Study of Gender --
Qualitative Inquiry in Gender Studies --
Measuring Gender: Options and Issues --
Cross-Cultural Research Methods and the Study of Gender --
Gender Diverse Recruitment to Research Projects --
Interpreting and Communicating the Results of Gender-Related Research --
Brain and Behavior --
The Physiology of Sex Differences --
Sex and Gender in Sensation and Perception --
On Tending to Our Scientific Knitting: Thinking About Gender in the Context of Evolution --
Learning, Education, and Cognitive Processes --
Gender in the Classroom --
Gender and Academic Abilities and Preferences --
Gender, Spatial Abilities, and Wayfinding --
Gender and Creativity --
Communication --
Words Matter: The Language of Gender --
She Said, He Said: Gender, Language, and Power --
Gender, Power, and Nonverbal Behavior --
Emotion and Motivation --
Gender, Emotion, and Socialization --
Sex and Gender Differences in Eating Behavior --
Gender Differences in Sexuality --
Lifespan Development --
Gender Identity and Stereotyping in Early and Middle Childhood --
Gender in Adolescence: Applying a Person-in-Context Approach to Gender Identity and Roles --
Gender, Adult Development, and Aging.
Other Titles: Gender research in general and experimental psychology
Responsibility: Joan C. Chrisler, Donald R. McCreary, editors.

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Recent years have seen gender research achieve marked improvements in methods, terminology, and breadth of content. This handbook brings these achievements into perspective by presenting both the  Read more...

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