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The SAGE handbook of gender and psychology / edited by Michelle K. Ryan and Nyla R. Branscombe.

Ryan, Michelle K.
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With contributions from academics around the world, and using diverse methodologies to understand gender and its implications for behavior, the "Sage handbook of gender and psychology" is a wide-ranging, comprehensive benchmark that will benefit advanced students and scholars interested in this field.


Los Angeles : SAGE Publications Ltd, [2013]

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xvii, 541 pages ; 26 cm


Part One: How Gender Is Studied. Understanding gender : methods, content and controversies / Michelle K. Ryan and Nyla R. Branscombe -- The science and politics of comparing women and men : a reconsideration / Alice H. Eagly -- Androcentrism : changing the landscape without leveling the playing field? / Peter Hegarty, Orla Parslow, Y. Gávriel Ansara and Freyja Quick -- Neurosexism in functional neuroimaging : from scanner to pseudo-science to psyche / Cordelia Fine -- Gender and discourse / Tim Kurz and Ngaire Donaghue -- Part Two: Development. Gender development / Kay Bussey -- An evolutionary understanding of sex differences / Jennifer Byrd-Craven and David C. Geary -- Precarious manhood / Jennifer K. Bosson, Joseph A. Vandello and T. Andrew Caswell -- Gender-based standards of competence in parenting and work roles / Kathleen Fuegen and Monica Biernat -- Gendering the psychology of aging / Susan Kemper -- Part Three: Gender Differences and Similarities. Gender and personality : beyond gender stereotypes to social identity and the dynamics of social change / Luisa Batalha and Katherine J. Reynolds -- The social basis of emotion in men and women / Agneta Fischer and Catharine Evers -- Gendered communication and social influence / Linda L. Carli -- The social psychology of gender across cultures / Serge Guimond, Armand Chatard and Fabio Lorenzi-Cioldi -- Crossing borders : intersectional excursions into gender and immigration / Kay Deaux and Ronni Michelle Greenwood -- A cultural psychology of relationship : toward a transnational feminist psychology / Tuǧc̦e Kurtiș and Glenn Adams -- Gender differences in motivation shape social interaction patterns, sexual relationships, social inequality, and cultural history / Roy F. Baumeister.
Part Four: Conflict and Coping. Sexism in contemporary societies : how it is expressed, perceived, confirmed, and resisted / Manuela Barreto and Naomi Ellemers -- Appraising gender discrimination as legitimate or illegitimate : antecedents and consequences / Jolanda Jetten, Nyla R. Branscombe, Aarti Iyer, and Nobuko Asai -- Coping with stress of gender discrimination / Kimberley Matheson and Mindi D. Foster -- Sexual harassment : motivations and consequences / Anne Maass, Mara Cadinu, and Silvia Galdi -- Reducing gender-based violence / Laurie Ball Cooper, Elizabeth Levy Paluck, and Erin K. Fletcher -- An essential debate : science, politics, differences and the gendered self / Thomas A. Morgan -- Part Five: Gender and Social Issues. Monstrously mortal : women's bodies, existential threat, and women's health roles / Jamie L. Goldenberg, Tomi-Ann Roberts, Kasey Lynn Morris, and Douglas P. Cooper -- Psychological cliterodectomy : body objectification as a human rights violation / Shelly Grabe -- Gender stereotype threat among women and girls / Diana E. Betz, Laura R. Ramsey, and Denise Sekaquaptewa -- Ceilings, cliffs and Labyrinths : exploring metaphors for workplace gender discrimination / Susanne Bruckmüller, Michelle K. Ryan, S. Alexander Haslam, and Kim Peters -- Psychological perspectives on gender in negotiation / Hannah Riley Bowles -- Affirmative action and gender equality / Faye J. Crosby, Laura Sabattini, and Michiko Aizawa.

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