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Title APA handbook of the psychology of women. Volume 2, Perspectives on women's private and public lives / Cheryl B. Travis, PhD, and Jacquelyn W. White, PhD. editors-in-chief, Alexandra Rutherford, PhD, Wendi S. Williams, PhD, Sarah L. Cook, PhD, and Karen Fraser Wyche, PhD, associate editors.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 2018.


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Edition First Edition.
Description xvi, 616 pages ; cm.
Series APA handbooks in psychology
APA handbooks in psychology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Locating psychological well-being in context -- part II. Shifting views of close relationships -- part III. Narratives of victimhood : moving from victim to survivor -- part IV. Challenging deficit models of women's health -- part V. The changing nature of work and leadership -- part VI. Feminist perspectives on career challenges for women -- part VII. Mapping global perspectives.
Summary "As a formal field of study, the psychology of women has pushed the boundaries of traditional theory, produced breakthroughs in methodology, and built links to some of the most challenging problems of our time. It remains an intellectually vibrant and socially relevant area, including initiatives that not only have changed the epistemology of knowledge but also have expanded our understanding of ourselves and of the world. Across this two-volume set, chapter authors provide scholarly reviews and in-depth analyses of subjects within their areas of expertise. Themes of status and power inform many chapters. Volume 1 begins by outlining the emergence of the psychology of women and its connections with the women's movement. This is followed by feminist critiques of theory, descriptions of innovative methodologies, and discussions of difference and similarity, both between women and men and between gender and sexuality. The social and economic contexts surrounding these issues are reviewed, as are dichotomies sustained by sexism, stereotypes, and prejudice. Volume 1 concludes with chapters that address the uniquely intersecting components of individual experience. Volume 2 focuses on applied subjects. It begins with a section on psychological well-being, including therapeutic models of gender, feminist goals of empowerment, multicultural feminism, and the borderlands of gender identity. Following is a discussion of close relationships, including issues of intimacy, equity, and changing models of family. Victimization and narratives of victimhood are described next, as are leadership, community, politics, and women in the workplace. The volume concludes with a discussion of women's roles and agency throughout the world, with special attention given to human rights and reproductive justice."--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved).
Form Also issued in print.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement.
Subject Women -- Psychology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sex differences (Psychology) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sex role -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Women -- psychology. (DNLM)D014930Q000523
Added Author Travis, Cheryl Brown, 1944- editor.
White, Jacquelyn W., editor.
Rutherford, Alexandra, 1971- editor.
Williams, Wendi S., editor.
Cook, Sarah L., editor.
Wyche, Karen Fraser, editor.
Added Title Psychology of women
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