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The Two Sexes

Growing Up Apart, Coming Together

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674914827

Publication Date: 10/15/1999


384 pages

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

8 line illustrations, 3 tables

Belknap Press

The Family and Public Policy


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • I. Divergence in Childhood
    • 1. Gender Segregation in Childhood
    • 2. The Two Cultures of Childhood
    • 3. Cross-Sex Encounters
  • II. The Explanatory Web
    • 4. What Needs to Be Explained
    • 5. The Biological Component
    • 6. The Socialization Component
    • 7. The Cognitive Component
  • III.Convergence in Adulthood
    • 8. Heterosexual Attraction and Relationships
    • 9. The Two Sexes in the Workplace
    • 10. Men and Women as Parents
  • Overview
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 1998 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Award in Psychology, Association of American Publishers
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