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Psychology of Women

Psychology of Women - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0155030084

Cover of Psychology of Women 3RD 96 (ISBN 978-0155030084)
ISBN13: 978-0155030084
ISBN10: 0155030086 Edition: 3RD 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 1996
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Psychology of Women - 3RD 96 edition

ISBN13: 978-0155030084

Margaret W. Matlin

ISBN13: 978-0155030084
ISBN10: 0155030086 Edition: 3RD 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 1996
International: No
Summary

Written within a lifespan developmental framework using four themes to allow greater continuity across the diverse topics explored in the text. Updated and revised throughout. The text focuses on gender similarities as well as differences with over 1,000 references from 1990 to the present. Complete coverage of different kinds of feminism is included along with new or revised material on teachers' classroom behavior, ethnic identity during adolescence, sexual activities, psychological adjustment following abortion, infertility, gender bias in surgery, hysterectomies, sexually transmitted diseases, depression, eating disorders, therapy, violence in other cultures and the prevalence of violence in North America, menopause, cognitive gender comparisons, women and work, lesbians, bisexuals, single women, and marriage patterns among people of color. The text concludes with a chapter on the current status of important issues.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Gender Stereotypes

3. Infancy and Childhood

4. Adolescence

5. Cognitive Abilities and Achievement Motivation

6. Gender Comparisons in Social and Personality Characteristics

7. Women and Work

8. Love Relationships

9. Sexuality

10. Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood

11. Women and Physical Health

12. Womern and Psychological Disorders

13. Violence Against Women

14. Women and Older Adulthood

15. Moving Onward

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