2004

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender

Men and Women in the World's Cultures Volume I: Topics and Cultures A-K Volume II: Cultures L-Z

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ISBN: 978-0-306-47770-6 (Print) 978-0-387-29907-5 (Online)

Table of contents (105 entries)

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  1. Cultural Conceptions of Gender

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      Cultural Constructions of Gender

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      Pages 11-23

      Gender Stereotypes

  2. Gender Differences

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      Pages 27-33

      Biological Bases of Sex Differences

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      Pages 34-41

      Socialization of Boys and Girls in Natural Contexts

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      Pages 42-56

      Adolescence

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      Pages 57-68

      Personality and Emotion

  3. Gender Roles, Status, and Institutions

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      Pages 71-77

      Courtship and Marriage

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      Pages 78-90

      Parental Roles

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      Pages 91-96

      Economic Activities and Gender Roles

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      Pages 97-106

      Leadership, Power, and Gender

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      Pages 107-116

      War and Gender

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      Pages 117-127

      Religion, Religiosity, and Gender

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      Pages 128-136

      Gender-Based Social Groups

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      Pages 137-145

      The Relative Status of Men and Women

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      Pages 146-149

      Economic Development and Gender

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      Pages 150-162

      Language and Gender

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      Pages 163-174

      Transitions in the Life-Course of Women

  4. Sexuality and Male-Female Interaction

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      Pages 175-175

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      Pages 177-186

      Sexual Attitudes and Practices

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      Pages 187-191

      Modesty and Sexual Restraint

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      Pages 192-203

      Husband-Wife Interaction and Aloofness

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