Crawford: Transformations: Women, Gender and Psychology, 3rd edition

Transformations: Women, Gender and Psychology, 3rd Edition examines the latest research in the context of a retrograde political climate on such topics as women’s leadership, backlash against competent women, sexual harassment, transgender identity, reproductive justice, and feminist activism. Students are introduced to the concepts of feminism, multiculturalism, diversity and intersexuality. Written by Mary Crawford a preeminent scholar in the field of psychology and women’s studies, Mary uses a lively and engagingly reading style for students.

ISBNS: 0078026989 / 9780078026980
Publication Date: 12/05/17

NEW IN THE Third EDITION

Transformations: Women, Gender and Psychology 3rd Edition examines the latest research in the context of a retrograde political climate on such topics as women’s leadership, backlash against competent women, sexual harassment, transgender identity, reproductive justice, and feminist activism. Students are introduced to the concepts of feminism, multiculturalism, diversity, and intersexuality.

Chapter 1 Paving the Way
A new section on intersectionality
An introduction to transnational feminism
How the use of Internet samples is reducing sampling bias in research

Chapter 2 Gender, Status, and Power
New research on “doing gender” in online communication
Microaggressions: An intersectional perspective
Backlash against agentic and ambitious women
“Mansplaining,” “manologues,” and conversational dominance
How to change sexist attitudes
NEW BOX: Malala Yousafzai

Chapter 3 Images of Women
Updated research on sexist/nonsexist language
Latest research on media images
An intersectional analysis of gender and ethnic stereotypes
NEW BOX: The Bechdel Test (Does your Favorite Movie Pass This Handy Sexism Quiz?)

Chapter 4 The Meanings of Difference
Increased emphasis on meta-analysis, both usefulness and critique of concept of effect size, meaning of a small, medium, and large effect size moderator variables
The shrinking gender gap in math performance
Intersectional approach to stereotype threat and stereotype boost
Techniques for reducing or eliminating stereotype threat in vulnerable groups and equalizing opportunities for girls in math and science

Table of Contents

PART 1 Introduction
Chapter 1 Paving the Way 2

PART 2 Gender in Social Context
Chapter 2 Gender, Status, and Power 24
Chapter 3 Images of Women
Chapter 4 The Meanings of Difference

PART 3 Gender and Development
Chapter 5 Sex, Gender, and Bodies
Chapter 6 Gendered Identities: Childhood and Adolescence

PART 4 Gendered Life Paths
Chapter 7 Sex, Love, and Romance
Chapter 8 Commitments: Women and Close Relationships
Chapter 9 Mothering
Chapter 10 Work and Achievement
Chapter 11 The Second Half: Midlife and Aging

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