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Gender, nature, and nurture, Richard A. Lippa

Label
Gender, nature, and nurture
Title
Gender, nature, and nurture
Statement of responsibility
Richard A. Lippa
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lippa, Richard A
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Sex differences (Psychology)
  • Gender identity
  • Nature and nurture
Label
Gender, nature, and nurture, Richard A. Lippa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-310) and indexes
Contents
  • 1. What's the difference anyway? -- The study of sex differences -- Combining the results of many studies : meta-analysis -- What do meta-analyses tell us about sex differences? -- Are there sex differences in personality? -- Are there sex differences in boys' and girls' activity levels? -- Are there sex differences in risk-taking? -- Are there sex differences in social behaviors? -- Aggression -- Helping behavior -- Moral behavior -- Conformity and social influence -- Group behavior -- Are there sex differences in nonverbal behavior and nonverbal perceptiveness? -- Are there sex differences in sexuality? -- Are there sex differences in criteria for mate selection? -- Are there sex differences in occupational preferences and interests? -- Are there sex differences in cognitive abilities? -- Are there sex differences in physical abilities? -- Are men more variable than women on some traits? -- Beyond meta-analyses : other possible sex differences -- Are there sex differences in mental and behavioral disorders? -- Are there sex differences in emotional experience? -- Are there sex differences in the self-concept? -- Are there sex differences in children's play and friendship patterns? -- Summary --
  • 2. Masculinity and femininity : gender within gender -- The search commences -- The analogy between masculinity-femininity and intelligence -- The bipolar assumption -- What is masculinity-femininity related to? -- Masculinity and femininity as separate dimensions -- Cracks in Terman and Miles' edifice -- The rise of androgyny -- Putting androgyny to the test -- Masculinity, femininity, and psychological adjustment -- Whither androgyny? -- But don't masculinity and femininity make sense to most of us? -- Components of masculinity and femininity -- Masculinity and femininity as fuzzy concepts -- Deconstructing and reconstructing masculinity-femininity -- Recapitulation -- Resurrecting masculinity-femininity : gender diagnosticity -- What is gender diagnosticity related to? -- Is there a "deep structure" to masculinity-femininity? -- Summary --
  • 3. Theories of gender -- Levels of explanation applied to gender -- Biological theories -- Evolutionary theory -- The genetics of sex -- Hormones and male versus female development -- Structural differences between male and female nervous systems -- Are hormones everything? -- Recapitulating biological theories -- From nature to nurture -- Social learning theories -- Cognitive theories of gender -- Kohlberg's cognitive-developmental theory -- Gender schema theories -- Social psychological theories of gender -- Gender stereotypes -- Social role theory -- Gender stereotypes as self-fulfilling prophecies -- Stereotype threat -- Self-presentation and social constructionist theory -- Summary --
  • 4. The case for nature -- Animal experiments -- Humans with unusual early exposure to hormones -- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia females -- Androgen-insensitive males -- Reductase-deficient males -- Effects of estrogen : diethystilbestrol children and Turner syndrome women -- Females exposed to DES -- Turner syndrome -- Correlational studies of hormones and behavior -- Testosterone and human behavior -- Physical characteristics related to prenatal testosterone -- Other hormones and gender-related behaviors -- Hormones and maternal behavior -- "Natural experiments" and sex reassignments -- Biology and human sex differences -- The case for biological influences : sex differences in aggression, visual-spatial ability, and sexual behavior -- Physical aggression -- Visual-spatial ability -- Sexual behavior -- Demonstrating biological influences on individual differences in masculinity and femininity : behavior genetic studies -- Summary --
  • 5. The case for nurture -- Learning to "do gender" -- Boys' and girls' toy preferences -- Parental treatment and the social learning of gender -- Teacher influences -- Peer influences -- Learning gender after early childhood -- Modeling gender -- Learning gender from the mass media -- Self-socialization of gender -- Gender knowledge -- Gender knowledge and sex-typed behavior -- Social influences on gender knowledge -- Consequences of gender stereotypes -- Enacting stereotypes -- Self-fulfilling prophecies and behavioral confirmation -- Stereotype threat : when negative stereotypes undermine performance -- Broader social factors and gender -- Social role theory -- Coda -- Summary -- 6. Cross examinations -- Summary --
  • 7. Gender, nature, and nurture : looking to the future -- Causal cascades and causal thickets -- Gender as a complex causal cascade -- Causal cascades and the nature-nurture debate -- Cascades, fulcrums, and social interventions -- Causal cascades and the two faces of gender -- Gender, nature, and nurture : some real-life concerns -- Rearing girls and boys -- Childhood gender segregation : can it be reduced? -- Gender in the classroom -- Solutions for problems faced by girls and boys in the classroom -- The value of same-sex schooling -- Gender and the digital divide -- Sexual harassment and assault : are they male problems? -- Husbands and wives : the nature and nurture of close relationships -- Rearing children -- Divisions of labor -- Harmony, disharmony, and divorce -- Child custody -- Gender in the workplace -- Parental leave, daycare, and mommy tracks -- Sex differences in employment and pay -- Political animals : men and women who govern -- Women and men in the military : the battles of the sexes -- Coda -- Summary -- Glossary of key terms and concepts
Control code
ocm57452531
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 335 p.
Isbn
9780805853445
Lccn
2005001509
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Gender, nature, and nurture, Richard A. Lippa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-310) and indexes
Contents
  • 1. What's the difference anyway? -- The study of sex differences -- Combining the results of many studies : meta-analysis -- What do meta-analyses tell us about sex differences? -- Are there sex differences in personality? -- Are there sex differences in boys' and girls' activity levels? -- Are there sex differences in risk-taking? -- Are there sex differences in social behaviors? -- Aggression -- Helping behavior -- Moral behavior -- Conformity and social influence -- Group behavior -- Are there sex differences in nonverbal behavior and nonverbal perceptiveness? -- Are there sex differences in sexuality? -- Are there sex differences in criteria for mate selection? -- Are there sex differences in occupational preferences and interests? -- Are there sex differences in cognitive abilities? -- Are there sex differences in physical abilities? -- Are men more variable than women on some traits? -- Beyond meta-analyses : other possible sex differences -- Are there sex differences in mental and behavioral disorders? -- Are there sex differences in emotional experience? -- Are there sex differences in the self-concept? -- Are there sex differences in children's play and friendship patterns? -- Summary --
  • 2. Masculinity and femininity : gender within gender -- The search commences -- The analogy between masculinity-femininity and intelligence -- The bipolar assumption -- What is masculinity-femininity related to? -- Masculinity and femininity as separate dimensions -- Cracks in Terman and Miles' edifice -- The rise of androgyny -- Putting androgyny to the test -- Masculinity, femininity, and psychological adjustment -- Whither androgyny? -- But don't masculinity and femininity make sense to most of us? -- Components of masculinity and femininity -- Masculinity and femininity as fuzzy concepts -- Deconstructing and reconstructing masculinity-femininity -- Recapitulation -- Resurrecting masculinity-femininity : gender diagnosticity -- What is gender diagnosticity related to? -- Is there a "deep structure" to masculinity-femininity? -- Summary --
  • 3. Theories of gender -- Levels of explanation applied to gender -- Biological theories -- Evolutionary theory -- The genetics of sex -- Hormones and male versus female development -- Structural differences between male and female nervous systems -- Are hormones everything? -- Recapitulating biological theories -- From nature to nurture -- Social learning theories -- Cognitive theories of gender -- Kohlberg's cognitive-developmental theory -- Gender schema theories -- Social psychological theories of gender -- Gender stereotypes -- Social role theory -- Gender stereotypes as self-fulfilling prophecies -- Stereotype threat -- Self-presentation and social constructionist theory -- Summary --
  • 4. The case for nature -- Animal experiments -- Humans with unusual early exposure to hormones -- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia females -- Androgen-insensitive males -- Reductase-deficient males -- Effects of estrogen : diethystilbestrol children and Turner syndrome women -- Females exposed to DES -- Turner syndrome -- Correlational studies of hormones and behavior -- Testosterone and human behavior -- Physical characteristics related to prenatal testosterone -- Other hormones and gender-related behaviors -- Hormones and maternal behavior -- "Natural experiments" and sex reassignments -- Biology and human sex differences -- The case for biological influences : sex differences in aggression, visual-spatial ability, and sexual behavior -- Physical aggression -- Visual-spatial ability -- Sexual behavior -- Demonstrating biological influences on individual differences in masculinity and femininity : behavior genetic studies -- Summary --
  • 5. The case for nurture -- Learning to "do gender" -- Boys' and girls' toy preferences -- Parental treatment and the social learning of gender -- Teacher influences -- Peer influences -- Learning gender after early childhood -- Modeling gender -- Learning gender from the mass media -- Self-socialization of gender -- Gender knowledge -- Gender knowledge and sex-typed behavior -- Social influences on gender knowledge -- Consequences of gender stereotypes -- Enacting stereotypes -- Self-fulfilling prophecies and behavioral confirmation -- Stereotype threat : when negative stereotypes undermine performance -- Broader social factors and gender -- Social role theory -- Coda -- Summary -- 6. Cross examinations -- Summary --
  • 7. Gender, nature, and nurture : looking to the future -- Causal cascades and causal thickets -- Gender as a complex causal cascade -- Causal cascades and the nature-nurture debate -- Cascades, fulcrums, and social interventions -- Causal cascades and the two faces of gender -- Gender, nature, and nurture : some real-life concerns -- Rearing girls and boys -- Childhood gender segregation : can it be reduced? -- Gender in the classroom -- Solutions for problems faced by girls and boys in the classroom -- The value of same-sex schooling -- Gender and the digital divide -- Sexual harassment and assault : are they male problems? -- Husbands and wives : the nature and nurture of close relationships -- Rearing children -- Divisions of labor -- Harmony, disharmony, and divorce -- Child custody -- Gender in the workplace -- Parental leave, daycare, and mommy tracks -- Sex differences in employment and pay -- Political animals : men and women who govern -- Women and men in the military : the battles of the sexes -- Coda -- Summary -- Glossary of key terms and concepts
Control code
ocm57452531
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 335 p.
Isbn
9780805853445
Lccn
2005001509
Other physical details
ill.

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