The Psychology of Women

The Psychology of Women

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For undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Psychology of Women, Gender, Gender Roles, Introduction to Women's Studies, and Women and Psychology. Presenting a non-Eurocentric perspective of the psychology of women, this overview emphasizes issues directly affecting women of college age. The up-to-date research includes coverage of eating disorders, sexual violence, sexuality, dating, and career development.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 424 pages
  • 180.3 x 233.7 x 21.3mm | 635.04g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • portraits
  • 0130409634
  • 9780130409638

About Jr. Michelle A. Paludi

Michele Paludi has held faculty positions at Franklin & Marshall College, Kent State University, Hunter College, and most recently Union College. She is a consultant in sexual harassment, offering education and training in issues related to sexual harassment, and was a member of former New York State Governor Mario Cuomo's Task Force on Sexual Harassment.show more

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The second edition of The Psychology of Women approaches this area of study from a multicultural perspective. It explores new topics including "Women and Spirituality" and "Women and Politics," and covers up-to-date research on eating disorders, sexual violence, sexuality, dating, and career development. Presenting a non-Eurocentric perspective, this text emphasizes issues directly affecting women of college age.show more

Table of contents

I. HERITAGE OF THE FIELD OF PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN. 1. The Women of Psychology and the Psychology of Women. 2. Perspectives on Research Methodologies. II. DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFE CYCLE. 3. Physical Development Across the Female Life Cycle. 4. Theoretical Perspectives on Women's Personalities and Mental Health. 5. Women's Health Issues. 6. Women's Sexuality, Reproductive Rights, and Reproductive Health. III. WOMEN AND SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS. 7. Verbal and Nonverbal Communications By and About Women. 8. Women and Intimate Relationships. 9. Career Psychology of Women. IV. WOMEN AS VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS. 10. Gender, Power, and Violence Against Women. 11. The Psychology of Women: Equity and Social Change.show more

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