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The psychology of gender

Author: Gary Wood
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. C 2018.
Series: The psychology of everything.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is the difference between sex and gender? What is the impact of gender-role stereotypes on our lives, our relationships and the world? What does gender mean to you? The Psychology of Gender looks at our biology, history and culture to consider the impact of gender roles and stereotypes, and addresses the 'dilemmas' we have regarding gender in a post-modern world. It offers a unique perspective on gender through  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Wood, Gary, (Psychologist). Psychology of gender.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Wood
ISBN: 9781138748392 1138748390 9781138748576 1138748579
OCLC Number: 1128098596
Description: 1 vol. (109 p.) : ill., couv. ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Sex and gender --
Gender stereotypes and sex differences --
The impact of gender role stereotypes --
Gender stories, backwards, forwards and sideways --
Conclusions: Moving forward : meaningful gender
Series Title: The psychology of everything.
Responsibility: Gary W. Wood.

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What is the difference between sex and gender? What is the impact of gender-role stereotypes on our lives, our relationships and the world? What does gender mean to you? The Psychology of Gender looks at our biology, history and culture to consider the impact of gender roles and stereotypes, and addresses the 'dilemmas' we have regarding gender in a post-modern world. It offers a unique perspective on gender through storytelling and explores ideas around transgender and cisgender identities and androgyny, tackling hidden assumptions and helping us make sense of the world of gender. By examining the future of gender, The Psychology of Gender offers a platform for further exploration, and arrives at a new psychology of gender that emphasises relationships and helps us to understand our own gender identity and that of those around us.

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