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Engendering Psychology: Women and Gender RevisitedEngendering Psychology’s treatment of issues is based solidly on scientific evidence and presented in a balanced manner. The text combines a developmental and topical approach. Denmark, Rabinowitz, and Sechzer explore the concept of gender as a social construction across the lines of race, ethnicity, class, age, and sexual orientation, pulling from the exciting new scholarship that has emerged over the last few years. Thoughtful discussion questions emphasize critical thinking skills, as well as…

Sex and Danger in Buenos Aires: Prostitution, Family, and Nation in Argentina (Engendering Latin America)A study of prostitution necessarily examines questions of power, class, gender, and public health. In Sex and Danger in Buenos Aires these questions combine with particular force. During most of the time covered in this provocative book, from the late nineteenth century well into the twentieth, prostitution was legal in Argentina. Fears and anxieties concerning the effect of female sexual commerce on family and nation were rampant. Donna J. Guy looks at many aspects of the debate that followed a…

Engendering Psychology: Bringing Women Into Focus Written in vibrant language, this text offers fresh insight on an increasingly popular subject. Denmark, Rabinowitz, and Sechzer explore the concept of gender as a social construction across the lines of race, ethnicity, class, age, and sexual orientation, pulling from the exciting new scholarship that has emerged over the last few years. Renowned psychologist Dr. June Chisholm contributes a comprehensive chapter focusing on culture, ethnicity, race, and class (Ch. 4); chapters cover human…

Engendering Motherhood: Identity and Self-Transformation in Women's LivesHow does having children change the ways women think about themselves? What is the effect of motherhood on the gender identity of women? Is motherhood an engendering, as well as a gendered, experience? To answer such provocative questions, Martha McMahon asked a sample of full-time employed mothers of preschoolers to describe their experiences of pregnancy, motherhood, and the effects of these events on their self-concepts. The resulting in-depth interviews, examined in this revealing new book,…

Engendering Inspiration: Visionary Strategies in Rilke, Lawrence, and H. D.In a culture where passivity and receptivity are stereotypically deemed “feminine” traits, while authority and power are typically associated with maleness, the idea of poetic inspiration–which invests an individual with authority through the act of reception–sets up a conflict between traditional gender roles. In Engendering Inspiration, Helen Sword explores this conflict in the visionary poetics of three important modernist poets, Rainer Maria Rilke, D. H. Lawrence, and H.D. Sword argues tha…

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Engendering EmotionsEngendering Emotions examines the production and promotion of the idea of sex/gender difference in emotional experience and expression in the contemporary West. Focusing on the psychology of emotions and on the spheres of aggression and war, and love, intimacy and sex, it explores how the idea of emotional difference serves to define and govern relations between men and women. The book draws on diverse theoretical work and recent empirical data to chart new territory in the study of sex/gender d…