The Gender Game

Author: Bella Forrest
Publisher:
ISBN: 1947607162
Release Date: 2017-11-24
Genre:

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Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology

Author: Joan C. Chrisler
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 144191465X
Release Date: 2010-03-12
Genre: Social Science

Donald R. McCreary and Joan C. Chrisler The Development of Gender Studies in Psychology Studies of sex differences are as old as the ?eld of psychology, and they have been conducted in every sub?eld of the discipline. There are probably many reasons for the popularity of these studies, but three reasons seem to be most prominent. First, social psychological studies of person perception show that sex is especially salient in social groups. It is the ?rst thing people notice about others, and it is one of the things we remember best (Fiske, Haslam, & Fiske, 1991; Stangor, Lynch, Duan, & Glass, 1992). For example, people may not remember who uttered a witty remark, but they are likely to remember whether the quip came from a woman or a man. Second, many people hold ?rm beliefs that aspects of physiology suit men and women for particular social roles. Men’s greater upper body strength makes them better candidates for manual labor, and their greater height gives the impression that they would make good leaders (i. e. , people we look up to). Women’s reproductive capacity and the caretaking tasks (e. g. , breastfeeding, baby minding) that accompany it make them seem suitable for other roles that require gentleness and nurturance. Third, the logic that underlies hypothesis testing in the sciences is focused on difference. Researchers design their studies with the hope that they can reject the null hypothesis that experimental groups do not differ.

Getting it Right for Boys and Girls

Author: Wendy Bradford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134618132
Release Date: 2002-01-04
Genre: Education

Boys' underachievement is grabbing headlines in the education debate, and it has never been more important to solve the problem. This book offers clear and practical strategies to headteachers, classroom teachers and other professionals for ways to address the issue. The book looks at: *reasons for boys' underachievement *ways of adapting teaching styles to maximise learning gains for boys ... and girls *guidance on how to plan successful pyramid, whole-school and classroom approaches *practical strategies for subject leaders and teachers *examples of successful case studies After introductory chapters examining whole-school issues and strategies there are further subject-specific chapters that advise on particular teaching approaches.

Gendered Lives Communication Gender and Culture 8th

Author: Julia Wood
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781428229952
Release Date: 2008-03-07
Genre: Performing Arts

Written by leading gender communication scholar Julia T. Wood, GENDERED LIVES, Eighth Edition, introduces you to theories, research, and pragmatic information demonstrating the multiple and often interactive ways that our views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. With the most up-to-date research, balanced perspectives of masculinity and femininity, a personal introduction to the field, and a conversational first-person writing style, GENDERED LIVES, Eighth Edition, is an engaging text that encourages you to think critically about gender and our society. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Gendered Lives Communication Gender and Culture

Author: Julia Wood
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495794165
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Performing Arts

Written by leading gender communication scholar, Julia T. Wood, GENDERED LIVES, Ninth Edition, introduces students to theories, research, and pragmatic information demonstrating the multiple and often interactive ways that our views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. With the most up-to-date research, balanced perspectives of masculinity and femininity, a personal introduction to the field, and a conversational first-person writing style, GENDERED LIVES, Ninth Edition, is an engaging text that encourages students to think critically about gender and our society. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Teaching Tennis

Author: Martin van Daalen
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1462874614
Release Date: 2011-06-29
Genre: Sports & Recreation

TEACHING TENNIS Teaching Tennis is a comprehensive book for players, coaches and parents to learn about the basics of tennis, how to teach tennis and how to solve problems concerning all aspects of the game. It is the first of three books, with Volume 1 containing the fundamentals of the game. The other two books contain subjects for teaching advanced and professional levels of play. • Showing the fundamentals of the game • A methodology and progression to teaching tennis • Technical, Tactical, Physical and Mental chapters • Information on all other aspects of the game • Examples of the strokes with photo sequences • How to make a training and tournament plan • Common mistakes and how to fix them • Extensive section on problem solving • Drills and exercises For more information, you may visit www.teachingtennisvolume1.com

Gender Capital at Work

Author: K. Huppatz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137284211
Release Date: 2012-10-26
Genre: Social Science

Drawing on interviews with nurses, social workers, exotic dancers and hairdressers, this book explores the processes involved in producing and reproducing gendered and classed workers and occupations.

Female Football Fans

Author: C. Dunn
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137398239
Release Date: 2014-04-18
Genre: Social Science

Most sociological work on football fandom has focused on the experience of men, and it usually talks about alcohol, fighting and general hooliganism. This book shows that there are some unique facets of female experience and fascinating negotiations of identity within the male-dominated world of men's professional football.

The American People Volume 1

Author: Larry Kramer
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374712976
Release Date: 2015-04-07
Genre: Fiction

The long-awaited new novel by America's master playwright and activist—a radical reimagining of our history and our hopes and fears Forty years in the making, The American People embodies Larry Kramer's vision of his beloved and accursed homeland. As the founder of ACT UP and the author of Faggots and The Normal Heart, Kramer has decisively affected American lives and letters. Here, as only he can, he tells the heartbreaking and heroic story of one nation under a plague, contaminated by greed, hate, and disease yet host to transcendent acts of courage and kindness. In this magisterial novel's sweeping first volume, which runs up to the 1950s, we meet prehistoric monkeys who spread a peculiar virus, a Native American shaman whose sexual explorations mutate into occult visions, and early English settlers who live as loving same-sex couples only to fall victim to the forces of bigotry. George Washington and Alexander Hamilton revel in unexpected intimacies, and John Wilkes Booth's motives for assassinating Abraham Lincoln are thoroughly revised. In the twentieth century, the nightmare of history deepens as a religious sect conspires with eugenicists, McCarthyites, and Ivy Leaguers to exterminate homosexuals, and the AIDS virus begins to spread. Against all this, Kramer sets the tender story of a middle-class family outside Washington, D.C., trying to get along in the darkest of times. The American People is a work of ribald satire, prophetic anger, and dazzling imagination. It is an encyclopedic indictment written with outrageous love.

Encyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology

Author: Trauth, Eileen M.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781591408161
Release Date: 2006-06-30
Genre: Reference

"This two volume set includes 213 entries with over 4,700 references to additional works on gender and information technology"--Provided by publisher.

The World s Women 2000

Author: United Nations
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9211614287
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Social Science

New and updated statistics on population, the family, health, education and communication, work, and politics and human rights in relation to women.

A Shade of Vampire 33

Author: Bella Forrest
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1537167499
Release Date: 2016-09-09
Genre:

Return to The Shade and reunite with your favorite characters in a brand new heart-pounding adventure! A Dawn of Guardians is the start of "Season 5," a thrilling new storyline. New romance to fall in love with. New mysteries to unravel. A new journey to lose yourself in... Your Shade family is waiting for you! Buy now.

In Pursuit of Gender

Author: Sarah M. Nelson
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 075910087X
Release Date: 2002-01
Genre: Social Science

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Sexuality Eroticism and Gender in French and Francophone Literature

Author: Melanie Hackney
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 9781443832281
Release Date: 2011-07-12
Genre: Social Science

This study explores the diverse representations of sexuality, eroticism, and gender as expressed in French and Francophone literary thought – both past and present. From Françoise de Graffigny’s epistolary “refusal” of eroticism – to the challenge of nineteenth-century notions of rape in the novels of Emile Zola, Victor Hugo, and Eugène Sue – to desire and eroticism as social taboo in the surrealist works of Georges Bataille and Luis Buñuel – its historical focus demonstrates that issues of sexuality, eroticism, and gender existed at the heart of France’s literary tradition long before they became a staple in its universities. Taking a more contemporary view, it examines the notion of écriture féminine in such authors as Monique Wittig, Anne F. Garréta, Nina Bouraoui, Assia Djebar, and Luce Iragaray, and also challenges accusations of misogyny in the works of Michel Houellebecq. While glimpsing the evolution of, challenges to, and conceptions regarding sexuality, eroticism, and gender, each chapter’s author focuses on language as both the obstacle and catalyst for change. For example, feminist strategies to avoid linguistic gender markers that subvert the phallogocentric paradigm, literary portrayals of rape as a means to affect French penal code, and use of the female body as language demonstrate that these notions are not only shaped by language but that language represents the key to deconstructing and redefining them. Whether picking this up to read about familiar authors such as Hugo and Djebar or discovering Graffigny and Houellebecq for the first time, each chapter promises to shed new light on its subject matter in regards to sexuality, eroticism, and/or gender.