The third edition reflects substantial changes in the field while maintaining its empirical focus through engaging writing, student activities, and critical thinking exercises. With over 2,100 new references emphasizing the latest research and theories, the authors continue to pique interests in psychology of women.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to the Psychology of Women: History and Research 2. Cultural Representations of Gender 3. Gender Self-Concept and Gender Attitudes: Developmental Processes and Individual Differences 4. Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence 5. Gender Comparisons: Social Behavior, Personality, Communication, and Cognition 6. Sexuality 7. Reproductive System and Childbearing 8. Relationships 9. Education and Achievement 10. Employment 11. Balancing Family and Work 12. Physical Health 13. Mental Health 14. Violence Against Girls and Women 15. A Feminist Future: Goals, Actions and Attitudes