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the experience of mothering ideologies by work status

Constructing the “good mother”: the experience of mothering ideologies by work status Deirdre D. Johnston We live in an era of contested motherhood ideologies. However culturally and historically aberrant (Coontz, 1992; Degler, 1980; Shorter, 1975) and individually restrictive (Maushart, 1999; Rich, 1976) the dominant motherhood ideology of the last century may have been, motherhood expectations […]

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A Journal of Research: Gender-role congruence and self-referencing as determinants of advertising effectiveness

Gender-role congruence and self-referencing as determinants of advertising effectiveness – 1 Maria Michelle Morrison Over the past five decades, significant changes have occurred in gender roles and in gender-based divisions of labor (Burn, 1996; Shaffer, 2000). Perhaps the most notable of these changes are the dramatic influx of women into the workforce and the progress […]

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A Journal of Research: Asian American Women and Men: Labor Laws and Love.

Asian American Women and Men: Labor Laws and Love. – book reviews Jean Lau Chin This is a book much needed in the psychological literature and worth reading. Yen Le Espiritu uses a gender lens in examining class, race, ethnicity, and immigration as experienced by Asian American women and men. The book has a strong […]

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Gender and the Social Meaning of Emotion

Speaking from the Heart: Gender and the Social Meaning of Emotion Sunil Bhatia Speaking from the Heart: Gender and the Social Meaning of Emotion. Stephanie Shields, New York, Cambridge University Press; 2002, 214. pp. The book Speaking from the Heart: Gender and the Social Meaning of Emotion by Stephanie Shields provides a vigorous critique and […]

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Acknowledgment

Acknowledgment In addition to the Associate Editors and Consulting Editors, persons listed below have recently reviewed manuscripts for Sex Roles. We acknowledge with gratitude their valuable contributions to the journal. Mark Aakhus Abigail E. Adams Dorothee Alfermann James Angelini Julianne Arbuckle Nancy L. Baker Deborah Balogh Gayle Baugh Linda Baughman Doris Bazzini Linda J. Beckman […]

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The effect of men’s breadwinner status on their changing gender beliefs

The effect of men’s breadwinner status on their changing gender beliefs Jiping Zuo One of the major contributions of sociology in masculinity study in the past two decades is the advancement of the notion of social construction of gender. Instead of seeing gender as being innate or fixed, sociologists view it as an accomplishment achieved […]

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A Journal of Research: Children’s beliefs about gender differences in the academic and social domains

Children’s beliefs about gender differences in the academic and social domains Gail D. Heyman Gender differences among children have been the focus of a great deal of research in recent decades (e.g., Halpern, 1992; Maccoby & Jacklin, 1974). Much of this research has focused upon academic competence, including mathematical and verbal abilities, and social behavior, […]

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Gender-related stereotypes of transformational and transactional leadership

Gender-related stereotypes of transformational and transactional leadership Karen J. Maher Considerable research has been conducted both on actual leadership style differences between men and women and on gender stereotypes in the leadership domain. These issues continue to have considerable relevance, because despite years of training and education on diversity issues, there remains a dearth of […]

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A Journal of Research: Lesbian Teachers: An Invisible Presence.

Lesbian Teachers: An Invisible Presence. – book reviews Lynda Hall Madiha Didi Khayatt’s Lesbian Teachers: An Invisible Presence is an ethnographi study of lesbian teachers’ experience in the school environment. Building upon Khayatt’s 1987 doctoral dissertation, this work is an uncompromising, compellin exploration of the lesbian teacher’s disposition not to reveal her sexual orientation, the […]

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A Study of Conversations Between University Employees

Status, Gender, and Nonverbal Behavior in Candid and Posed Photographs: A Study of Conversations Between University Employees Judith A. Hall Judith A. Hall (1) Ninety-six male and female university employees (93% White, 6% African American, 1% Asian) were photographed in dyads while they conversed about working at their university (candid photographs) and again while they […]