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Gender, Emotion, and the Family

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674005518

Publication Date: 04/16/2001


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration


    • 1. Introduction
  • I. The Nature and Extent of Gender Differences
    • 2. Understanding Emotional Expression
    • 3. Words, Faces, Voices, and Behaviors
    • 4. Physiological Arousal and Patterns of Emotional Expression
    • 5. Sad or Mad? The Quality of Emotions
  • II. Gender, Biology, and the Family
    • 6. The State of the Art: Biological Differences?
    • 7. Transactional Relationships within Families
    • 8. Gender Identification and De-identification in the Family
    • 9. Fathers and the Family Climate
  • III. Cultural Origins and Consequences of Gender Differences
    • 10. Social Motives, Power, and Roles
    • 11. Stereotypes and Display Rules
    • 12. The Power of Peers
    • 13. The Health Consequences of Gender-Stereotypic Emotional Expression
    • 14. Rethinking Gender and Emotion
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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