Men and Women in Interaction

Men and Women in Interaction : Reconsidering the Differences

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This is critical review and re-evaluation of the empirical literature on men and women in conversational interaction in light of recent debates about gender differences. Aries contends that gender differences have been exaggerated and that many variables have been ignored, most notably the status and power of the individuals in conversation, their race, their education, among other more

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 154.9 x 234.7 x 20.6mm | 472.77g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195103580
  • 9780195103588
  • 2,004,601

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"A thoughtful review that encompasses more than 20 years of published research. . .Re-examines empirical research and highlights the ways in which stereotypical expectations create distortions of perception. . . .Scholarly and lucid."--READINGS"Reasoned and empirical. . .I hope that [this book] becomes known among people who teach courses in gender and for those sexologists concerned about communication between the sexes."--Kathryn N. Black, Purdue Universityshow more

About Elizabeth Aries

Elizabeth Aries received her B.A. at the University of Michigan and her M.A. and Ph. D. at Harvard. She spent two years as Assistant Professor of Psychology at Yale University, and has been Professor of Psychology at Amherst College since 1975. She has also written numerous papers on gender and more

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