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  1. Communicating Gender

    By Suzanne Romaine

    Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, Suzanne Romaine's main concern is to show how language and discourse play key roles in understanding and communicating gender and culture. In addition to linguistics--which provides the starting point and central focus of the book--she draws on the fields of...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  2. Queer Theory in Education

    Edited by William F. Pinar

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Theoretical studies in curriculum have begun to move into cultural studies--one vibrant and increasingly visible sector of which is queer theory. Queer Theory in Education brings together the most prominent and promising scholars in the field of education--primarily but not exclusively in...

    Published September 1st 1998 by Routledge

  3. Post-Natal Depression

    Psychology, Science and the Transition to Motherhood

    By Paula Nicolson

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Post-Natal Depression challenges the expectation that it is normal to be a 'happy mother'. It provides a radical critique of the traditional medical and social science explanations of 'post natal depression' by supplying a systematic feminist psychological analysis of women's experiences following...

    Published June 18th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Stereotype Activation and Inhibition

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume XI

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr.

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    The use of social sterotypes as a basis for judgments and behavioral decisions has been a major focus of social psychological theory and research since the field began. Although motivational and cognitive influences on stereotyping have been considered, these two general types of influence have...

    Published May 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  5. Gender and Social Psychology

    By Vivien Burr

    Series: Psychology Focus

    Explaining theory and research in an accessible but thorough manner, Gender and Social Psychology critically evaluates the contribution that psychology has made to the study of gender, examining key issues such a family roles and parenting, inequalities in education, jobs and pay, and the effects...

    Published April 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  6. 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 January 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  7. Being An Older Woman

    A Study in the Social Production of Identity

    By Isabella Paoletti

    Series: Everyday Communication Series

    The study presented in this volume examines how older women's identities are socially constructed and, in particular, how they can be influenced by institutional intervention. The interest in identity production is not only theoretical, but also practical. Different perceptions of oneself as an...

    Published December 1st 1997 by Routledge

  8. Black Women's Health

    A Special Double Issue of women's Health: Research on Gender, Behavior, and Policy

    Edited by Hope Landrine, Elizabeth A. Klonoff

    In this special issue, top researchers from a diversity of disciplines provide an overview of and insights into the major social, cultural, and structural variables that play a role in Black women's poor health, and differential morbidity and mortality. The articles focus on the major threats to...

    Published December 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  9. The Thin Woman

    Feminism, Post-structuralism and the Social Psychology of Anorexia Nervosa

    By Helen Malson

    Series: Women and Psychology

    The Thin Woman provides an in-depth discussion of anorexia nervosa from a feminist social psychological standpoint. Medicine, psychiatry and psychology have all presented us with particular ways of understanding eating disorders, yet the notion of 'anorexia' as a medical condition limits our...

    Published November 13th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Re-thinking Abortion

    Psychology, Gender and the Law

    By Mary Boyle

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Women have been able to have abortions legally for over 30 years. Yet few books have considered it as anything other than a health issue. Mary Boyle breaks this mould by considering the constructions of abortion in Western society. Drawing on ideas from sociology, politics, anthropology and law...

    Published November 6th 1997 by Routledge