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Feminist Perspectives on Building a Better Psychological Science of Gender (Hardcover)
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The volume is divided into three distinct sections. The first covers current theory and research in psychological science that considers gender beyond a difference-only paradigm. Then, leading feminist scholars reflect upon their own experiences in their respective subdisciplines. Finally, the third section explores innovative best practices and applications for feminist psychological science. Highlights of the coverage:
• Beyond difference: Gender as a quality of social settings.
• Adventures in feminist health psychology: Teaching about and conducting feminist psychological science.
• Mind the thigh gap? Bringing feminist psychological science to the masses.
• Feminist psychologists and institutional change in universities.
With its stimulating compilation of theories, research, and applications, Feminist Perspectives On Building A Better Psychological Science of Gender is one of the most forward-thinking and innovative treatments of the field in recent years. It is a significant and important text for all psychologists, women’s and gender studies specialists, social science researchers, and all those interested in using evidence-based psychological science to create a more just and equitable world.