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Questions of Gender introduces students to critical questions in the psychology of gender through the use of primary scholarship in the discipline. The book exposes students to both classical and contemporary cutting-edge research and theory while providing sufficient scaffolding so that students can understand the issues at hand. Each chapter topic begins with a comprehensive and integrative essay outlining the key issues in that area; the essays also connect issues between chapters so that students can see many of the overarching themes of the field. The essays and readings thus provide a springboard for instructors and students to engage in conversation about the readings and issues as they relate to the psychology of gender. The new edition: includes 36 new pieces, of which 32 have been published since the year 2000 draws together seminal works by psychologists, biologists, anthropologists, sociologists and other researchers stresses the importance of understanding sex and gender as part of the larger intersection of questions about race, ethnicity class and sexual orientation features in each chapter several "checkpoints," questions that are designed to help readers evaluate their comprehension and to anticipate the issues of the next reading
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