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Gender And Culture In Psychology: Theories And Practices

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Gender and Culture in Psychology introduces new approaches to the psychological study of gender that bring together feminist psychology, socio-cultural psychology, discursive psychology and critical psychology. It presents research and theory that embed human action in social, cultural and interpersonal contexts. The book provides conceptual tools for thinking about gender, social categorisation, human meaning-making, and culture. It also describes a family of interpretative research methods that focus on rich talk and everyday life. It provides a close-in view of how interpretative research proceeds. The latter part of the book showcases innovative projects that investigate topics of concern to feminist scholars and activists: young teens' encounters with heterosexual norms; women and men negotiating household duties and childcare; sexual coercion and violence in heterosexual encounters; the cultural politics of women's weight and eating concerns; psychiatric labelling of psychological suffering; and feminism in psychotherapy.

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Author(s):
Eva Magnusson and Jeanne Marecek
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23cmx15.5cmx1cm
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
110764951X
ISBN-13:
9781107649514
Number of pages:
226
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Gender And Culture In Psychology: Theories And Practices

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Gender and Culture in Psychology introduces new approaches to the psychological study of gender that bring together feminist psychology, socio-cultural psychology, discursive psychology and critical psychology. It presents research and theory that embed human action in social, cultural and interpersonal contexts. The book provides conceptual tools for thinking about gender, social categorisation, human meaning-making, and culture. It also describes a family of interpretative research methods that focus on rich talk and everyday life. It provides a close-in view of how interpretative research proceeds. The latter part of the book showcases innovative projects that investigate topics of concern to feminist scholars and activists: young teens' encounters with heterosexual norms; women and men negotiating household duties and childcare; sexual coercion and violence in heterosexual encounters; the cultural politics of women's weight and eating concerns; psychiatric labelling of psychological suffering; and feminism in psychotherapy.

Author(s):
Eva Magnusson and Jeanne Marecek
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23cmx15.5cmx1cm
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
110764951X
ISBN-13:
9781107649514
Number of pages:
226
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Gender And Culture In Psychology: Theories And Practices

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