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Women, men & gender : ongoing debates

Author: Mary Roth Walsh
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this timely book, experts from a wide range of disciplines take opposing views on such important gender controversies as learning and knowing, conversational style, partner violence, sexuality, leadership styles, and pornography. Mary Roth Walsh follows the format she established in her highly acclaimed book The Psychology of Women, presenting new issues and perspectives on subjects sure to intrigue all students  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Roth Walsh
ISBN: 0300068964 9780300068962 0300069383 9780300069389
OCLC Number: 34583957
Description: xxvi, 445 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Question 1. Research Priorities: Should We Continue to Study Gender Differences? No: Cataloging Gender Differences: Science or Politics? / Bernice Lott. Yes: Comparing Women and Men: Methods, Findings, and Politics / Alice H. Eagly --
Question 2. Biological Causation: Are Gender Differences Wired into Our Biology? Yes: Sex Differences Emerge during the First Year of Life / June M. Reinisch, Leonard A. Rosenblum, Donald B. Rubin and M. Fini Schulsinger. No: Biology Does Not Create Gender Differences in Personality / Linda L. Carli --
Question 3. Diversity Issues: Are Race, Class, and Gender of Comparable Importance in Producing Inequality? Yes: Doing Difference / Candace West and Sarah Fenstermaker. No: On West and Fenstermaker's 'Doing Difference' / Patricia Hill Collins --
Question 4. Conversational Style: Do Women and Men Speak Different Languages? Yes: Women and Men Talking: An Interactional Sociolinguistic Approach / Deborah Tannen.
Other Titles: Women, men, and gender
Responsibility: edited by Mary Roth Walsh.


Gender controversies - about knowing and learning, conversational style, partner violence, sexuality, leadership styles and pornography - provoke heated discussion. Eighteen controversies are  Read more...


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