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Women's Lives: A Psychological Exploration, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Claire A. Etaugh, Judith S. Bridges

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 14, 2012

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Women’s Lives: A Psychological Exploration, 3/e, is the only psychology of women textbook that embeds a chronological approach within each topical chapter. This cutting-edge and comprehensive third edition integrates current scientific and social developments on women differing in age, ethnicity, social class, nationality, sexual orientation, and ableness.



In this edition, the latest scholarship on the multifaceted lives of girls and women is presented in an accessible, engaging style, with numerous student activities designed to promote critical thinking and research participation, and a new feature on social activism.

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

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$52.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-90711-3