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    DescriptionGender relations are rife with contradictions and complexities. Exploring the full range of gender issues, this book offers students and researchers a fresh perspective on everyday experiences of gender; the explicit and implicit attitudes that underlie beliefs about gender differences; and the consequences for our thoughts, feelings, and behavior.


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    Title
    The Social Psychology of Gender
    Subtitle
    How Power and Intimacy Shape Gender Relations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Laurie A. Rudman, By (author) Peter Glick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 386
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 221 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781606239636
    ISBN 10: 1606239635
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    B&T General Subject: 670
    LC classification: HM
    DC22: 305.3
    BISAC V2.8: PSY031000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25340
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    Abridged Dewey: 302
    BISAC V2.8: SOC028000
    DC22: 305.301
    BIC subject category V2: JMG
    Thema V1.0: JHB, JBSF, JMG
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, figures
    Publisher
    Guilford Publications
    Imprint name
    Guilford Publications
    Publication date
    16 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Laurie A. Rudman, PhD, Department of Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, USA and Peter Glick, PhD, Department of Psychology, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, USA
    Review quote
    "Although the social psychology of the interactions between men and women is complicated (and the authors make no attempt to oversimplify it), this book is an easy and enjoyable read. ... Would be ideal for a graduate-level psychology of gender course or even as a supplemental text for a class on intergroup relations." - Sex Roles "The best text I've seen to date on how gender influences social interaction...This book will engage students readily and teach them how to understand and analyze the impact of gender on everyday life. Their beliefs about social interaction will be forever changed. This excellent, well-organized text is accessible enough that it could be used in courses at any level." - Alice H. Eagly, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, USA "Engaging, informative, and broad ranging...The book systematically presents theoretical interpretations from three different schools of thought: evolutionary psychology, culture/role theory, and social structural theory. Ideal for classroom use as well as for anyone who wants to learn about important new directions in research on gender dynamics." - Mary R. Jackman, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis, USA "The review is comprehensive, the writing lively, and the insights plentiful. A 'must read' for all students of gender. I plan to use this book in my undergraduate course." - Madeline E. Heilman, Department of Psychology, New York University, USA
    Table of contents
    1. Understanding Gender. 2. Dominance and Interdependence. 3. Development of Gender Relations. 4. Content and Origins of Gender Stereotypes. 5. Descriptive and Prescriptive Stereotyping. 6. Self-Sustaining Prophecies. 7. Obstacles to Gender Nonconformity. 8. Sexism in the Workplace. 9. Love and Romance. 10. Sex. 11. Gender and Violence. 12. Progress, Pitfalls, and Remedies.