Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Gender Identity & Sex Roles Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 101 new and published books in the subject of Gender Identity & Sex Roles — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Men in Families

    When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of advocacy groups, and in think tanks. Therefore,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Lesbian Identity and Contemporary Psychotherapy

    A Framework for Clinical Practice

    By Eda Goldstein, Lois Horowitz

    Recent contributions to the psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic literature have moved beyond traditional views of lesbianism, but they have tended to address lesbian identity from one theoretical vantage point or another. Rarely have new ideas been linked to the process issues that arise in actual...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions

    The Impact of Bias

    Edited by Jack Drescher

    For more than half a century, The Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) has produced position statements on relevant and controversial psychiatric topics. This latest monograph, Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions: The Impact of Bias,continues a tradition of timely publications...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Working with Women's Groups for Problem Gambling

    Treating gambling addiction through relationship

    By Liz Karter

    Why do so many women with gambling addiction relapse? Lifelong recovery requires much more than to just stop gambling. Women’s groups provide long-term benefits and support and have proven to be highly successful in promoting recovery from gambling addiction. By following the story of a real women’...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Perverse Psychology

    The pathologization of sexual violence and transgenderism

    By Jemma Tosh

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Psychology defines people who take pleasure in the suffering of others as having a form of mental illness, while media representations frame such behaviour as ‘evil’. This is hotly contested territory, not least where sexual violence is concerned – violence which feminist voices argue is related to...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Knowing Victims

    Feminism, agency and victim politics in neoliberal times

    By Rebecca Stringer

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Knowing Victims explores the theme of victimhood in contemporary feminism and politics. It focuses on popular and scholarly constructions of feminism as ‘victim feminism’ – an ideology of passive victimhood that denies women’s agency – and provides the first comprehensive analysis of the debate...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Lesbian Lives

    Psychoanalytic Narratives Old and New

    By Maggie Magee, Diana C. Miller

    In this groundbreaking re-visioning of lesbianism, Magee and Miller transcend a literature that, for decades, has focused on the timeworn and misconceived task of formulating a lesbian-specific psychology. Rather, they focus on a set of interrelated issues of far greater salience in our time:...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Gender, Culture, and Health

    Edited by Richard M. Eisler, Michel Hersen

    This Handbook illustrates how gender, ethnicity, age, and even sexual orientation and understanding influence the health practices and risk factors for health problems in diverse groups of people. Contributions from leading researchers in psychology, health, and epidemiology provide an...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Asexuality and Sexual Normativity

    An Anthology

    Edited by Mark Carrigan, Kristina Gupta, Todd G. Morrison

    The last decade has seen the emergence of an increasingly high profile and politically active asexual community, united around a common identity as 'people who do not experience sexual attraction'. This unique volume collects a diverse range of interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical work which...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Women Voicing Resistance

    Discursive and narrative explorations

    Edited by Suzanne McKenzie-Mohr, Michelle N. Lafrance

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Feminist scholars have demonstrated how ‘dominant discourses’ and ‘master narratives’ frequently reflect patriarchal influence, thereby distorting and depoliticizing women’s storying of their own lives. In this groundbreaking volume a number of internationally recognized researchers, working across...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge