Psychology of women: handbook of issues and theories

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This collection of 22 articles, all of which have been updated to include current research and practice, provides background information as well as specifics on research, teaching, development, bodies and minds, victimization, achievement motivation, career development and work. After a survey of the historical development of the psychology of women, women of color, and women on an international scale, contributors cover such topics as feminist perspectives on research, catalysts for change in curriculum, gender stereotypes, developmental theory, women in middle and later age, theories of female personality, women's friendships and romantic relationships, biological and social health, the menstrual cycle, sexuality, prevention of rape, intimate partner violence, work and family roles, women in leadership and women's career development. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents Introduction / Florence L. Denmark and Michele Paludi -- Historical development of the psychology of women / Florence L. Denmark ... [et al.] -- Women of color : perspectives on "multiple identities" in psychological theory, research, and practice / June Chisholm and Beverly Greene -- International aspects of the development of the psychology of women and gender / Marilyn P. Safir and Kareen Hill -- Feminist perspectives on research methods / Jeri Sechzer and Vita Carulli Rabinowitz -- Meta-analysis in the psychology of women / Janet Shibley Hyde and Shelly Grabe -- Courses in the psychology of women : catalysts for change / Michele Paludi ... [et al.] -- Gender stereotypes / Mary Kite, Kay Deaux, and Elizabeth L. Haines -- Girls to women : developmental theory, research, and issues / Pamela Trotman Reid, Shauna M. Cooper, and Kira Hudson Banks -- Women in the middle and later years / Claire Etaugh -- Theories of female personality / Phyllis Katz -- Women's friendships and romantic relationships / Donna Castañeda and Alyson L. Burns-Glover -- Women's health : biological and social systems / Cheryl Brown Travis and Andrea L. Meltzer -- The menstrual cycle in a biopsychosocial context / Joan Chrisler -- Women and mental health / Nancy Felipe Russo and Jessica Tartaro -- Diverse women's sexualities / Ruth E. Fassinger and Julie R. Arseneau -- Understanding and preventing rape / Courtney E. Ahrens ... [et al.] -- Intimate partner violence : perspectives on research and intervention / Maureen C. McHugh, Nicole Livingston, and Irene H. Frieze -- Violence against women : international workplace sexual harassment and domestic violence / Janet Sigal and Vidal Annan Jr. -- Women and achievement / Martha Mednick and Veronica Thomas -- Work and family roles : selected issues / Julia R. Steinberg, Maren True, and Nancy Felipe Russo -- Women and leadership / Jean Lau Chin -- Women's career development / Nancy E. Betz.
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title Psychology of women handbook of issues and theories
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title_full Psychology of women [electronic resource] : handbook of issues and theories / edited by Florence L. Denmark and Michele A. Paludi ; foreword by Bernice Lott
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