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From the way we dress to the way we are treated by our peers, gender is a crucial part of our identity, which is threaded into every aspect of our lives. In this fascinating introduction, Franklin discusses the effects of gender identity on behavior, then explores the theoretical perspectives on why these differences occur.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 15th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published March 13th 2012)
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James Pickles
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I liked the multi-varied and holistic approach Franlin took to educating people on gender. I was opened up to notions of gender schema's and psycho-social studies that highlight gender throughout all stages of a persons life. Although lacking in looking at themes of intersectional identity, I appreciate how she broached the subject from many different angles that did not exclude one school of thought from another.

I particularly liked how even though she dedicated a chapter 'History of Gender' to
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