9781606239636

The Social Psychology of Gender How Power and Intimacy Shape Gender Relations

  • ISBN 13:

    9781606239636

  • ISBN 10:

    1606239635

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/14/2010
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Summary

Gender relations are rife with contradictions and complexities. Exploring the full range of gender issues, this book offers 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. Many real-world examples illustrate how the unique interdependence of men and women—coupled with pervasive power imbalances—shapes interactions in romantic relationships and the workplace. In the process, the authors shed new light on the challenges facing those who strive for gender parity. This ideal student text takes readers to the cutting edge of gender theory and research.

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