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The Resource Gender : psychological perspectives, Linda Brannon, (electronic book)

Gender : psychological perspectives, Linda Brannon, (electronic book)

Label
Gender : psychological perspectives
Title
Gender
Title remainder
psychological perspectives
Statement of responsibility
Linda Brannon
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Revised edition of the author's Gender, 2015.
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1948-
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Brannon, Linda
Dewey number
155.33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF692.2
LC item number
.B73 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Sex differences (Psychology)
  • Feminist psychology
  • Gender identity
Summary expansion
Gender: Psychological Perspectives synthesizes the latest research on gender to help students think critically about the differences between research findings and stereotypes, provoking them to examine and revise their own preconceptions. The text examines the behavioral, biological, and social context in which women and men express gendered behaviors. The text's unique pedagogical program helps students understand the portrayal of gender in the media and the application of gender research in the real world. Headlines from the news open each chapter to engage the reader. Gendered Voices present true personal accounts of people's lives. According to the Media boxes highlight gender-related coverage in newspapers, magazines, books, TV, and movies, while According to the Research boxes offer the latest scientifically based research to help students analyze the accuracy and fairness of gender images presented in the media. Additionally, Considering Diversity sections emphasize the cross-cultural perspective of gender.This text is intended for undergraduate or graduate courses on the psychology of gender, psychology of sex, psychology of women or men, gender issues, sex roles, women in society, and women's or men's studies. It is also applicable to sociology and anthropology courses on diversity. Seventh Edition Highlights: 12 new headlines on topics ranging from gender and the Flynn effect to gender stereotyping that affects men Coverage of gender issues in aging adults and transgendered individuals Expanded coverage of diversity issues in the US and around the globe, including the latest research from China, Japan, and Europe More tables, figures, and photos to provide summaries of text in an easy-to-absorb format End-of-chapter summaries and glossary Suggested readings for further exploration of chapter topics Companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/Brannon containing both instructor and student resources
Target audience
specialized
Label
Gender : psychological perspectives, Linda Brannon, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous edition: New York: Psychology Press, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. The Study of Gender 2. Researching Sex and Gender 3. Gender Stereotypes: Masculinity and Femininity 4. Hormones and Chromosomes 5. Theories of Gender Development 6. Developing Gender Identity 7. Intelligence and Cognitive Abilities 8. Emotion 9. Relationships 10. Sexuality 11. School 12. Careers and Work 13. Health and Fitness 14. Stress, Coping, and Psychopathology 15. Treatment for Mental Disorders 16. How Different?
Control code
purchAH30994884
Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
xix, 539 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on 2Request Access3, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781317221111
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Gender : psychological perspectives, Linda Brannon, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Previous edition: New York: Psychology Press, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. The Study of Gender 2. Researching Sex and Gender 3. Gender Stereotypes: Masculinity and Femininity 4. Hormones and Chromosomes 5. Theories of Gender Development 6. Developing Gender Identity 7. Intelligence and Cognitive Abilities 8. Emotion 9. Relationships 10. Sexuality 11. School 12. Careers and Work 13. Health and Fitness 14. Stress, Coping, and Psychopathology 15. Treatment for Mental Disorders 16. How Different?
Control code
purchAH30994884
Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
xix, 539 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on 2Request Access3, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781317221111
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote

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