A New Psychology of Women: Gender, Culture, and Ethnicity

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Mayfield Publishing Company, 1999 - Sex role - 413 pages
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To avoid using middle-class Americans as the metric, Lips (psychology, Radford U., Virginia) employs a global multicultural, approach in examining how gender-related expectations interact with other cultural stereotypes and socioeconomic conditions to affect women's experiences and behavior. Covers

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Femininity and Masculinity Are Socially Constructed
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Why a Multicultural Global Approach?
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About the author (1999)

Hilary M. Lips was born in Canada and completed her undergraduate work at the University of Windsor. After earning her doctorate at Northwestern University, she taught at the University of Winnipeg for a number of years where she developed a course on the psychology of gender and helped initiate the Women’ s Studies program. She has been a visiting scholar at the University of Arizona’ s Southwest Institute for Research on Women, the University of South Florida, The University of Costa Rica, and the Institute for Psychology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. She is the author of a number of books and articles about the psychology of women and gender, including Sex & Gender: An Introduction, Fourth Edition (Mayfield, 2001) and Women, Men, and Power (Mayfield 1991). She now teaches in the Psychology Department at Radford University, Virginia, where she is also Director of the Center for Gender Studies and director of the Women’ s Studies program.

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