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Title:
Gender and social psychology
Author:
Burr, Vivien.
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Physical Description:
ix, 168 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1540 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780415158145

9780415158152
Format :
Book

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Central Library HQ1075 .B875 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Explaining theory and research in an accessible but thorough manner, Gender and Social Psychology critically evaluates the contribution that psychology has made to the study of gender, examining key issues such a family roles and parenting, inequalities in education, jobs and pay, and the effects of media representation of the sexes.


Summary

Explaining theory and research in an accessible but thorough manner, Gender and Social Psychologycritically evaluates the contribution that psychology has made to the study of gender, examining key issues such a family roles and parenting, inequalities in education, jobs and pay, and the effects of media representation of the sexes.


Table of Contents

series Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Chapter 1 Key Issues and Perspectivesp. 1
Further Readingp. 23
Chapter 2 Gender Differences in Personalityp. 25
Chapter 3 Educationp. 51
Chapter 4 Work and Familyp. 75
Further Readingp. 98
Chapter 5 Representations and Languagep. 99
Further Readingp. 122
Chapter 6 Gender and Psychological Researchp. 123
Further Readingp. 144
Glossaryp. 145
Referencesp. 149
Indexp. 161
series Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Chapter 1 Key Issues and Perspectivesp. 1
Further Readingp. 23
Chapter 2 Gender Differences in Personalityp. 25
Chapter 3 Educationp. 51
Chapter 4 Work and Familyp. 75
Further Readingp. 98
Chapter 5 Representations and Languagep. 99
Further Readingp. 122
Chapter 6 Gender and Psychological Researchp. 123
Further Readingp. 144
Glossaryp. 145
Referencesp. 149
Indexp. 161

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