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The Psychology of Gender
To what extent does gender influence our behavior, thoughts, and feelings? How do "nature" and "nurture" interact to shape our identities as female or male? And what are the effects of gender on the ways we are perceived and treated by others? The second edition of this important text and reference confronts the central questions pertaining to gender differences and simila ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 358 pages
Published August 19th 2005 by The Guilford Press
(first published 1993)
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Sep 20, 2016 Hellen rated it really liked it
Mixture of different views on gender-related subjects, such as the connection between hormone environments and gender-related behavior, an evolutionary perspective on gender differences and similarities, psychoanalytic theories of gender, and sex changes. I may not agree with every chapter's perspective, but being in total agreement is (as explicitly stated in the intro) not the aim of the book.