Half the Human Experience

Half the Human Experience

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With clear, comprehensive, and cutting-edge coverage, HALF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE, 8E delivers an authoritative analysis of classical and up-to-the-minute research from a feminist psychology viewpoint. It thoroughly examines the balance of cultural and biological similarities (and differences) between the genders, noting how these characteristics may affect issues of equality as well as how men and women behave toward one another. Reflecting the latest developments from the field, the text puts research into context and clearly explains the relationship between gender and emotion--helping to demystify the scientific process and study of feminist psychology. It includes expansive ethnicity coverage, hands-on applications, and case studies that give students further experience with key issues. This proven text equips students with a strong foundation for understanding the influences of gender, race, and ethnicity on psychology and society, as well as strategies for thinking critically about pop culture versus academic feminism as it relates to psychology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Space does not permit us to review all of this research, but the model has generally been upheld. ... Importantly, mothersa#39; sixth-grade estimates of their childa#39;s math career sucess were significantly higher for boys than for ... test, in fact it is an achievement couegea#39;bound high test, measuring information learned in school.

Title:Half the Human Experience
Author:Janet Shibley Hyde, Nicole Else-Quest
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-07-31


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