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Gender, Sex, and Sexualities: Psychological Perspectives

Nancy Dess, Jeanne Marecek, and Leslie Bell


This volume is a compendium of conceptual frameworks and associated research approaches used for inquiry into gender, sex, and sexualities. It is suitable for use as an advanced textbook. Part I (Emerging Frameworks: Beyond Binaries) includes Magnusson and Marecek on meanings of sex and gender; Warner and Shields on intersectionality theory; Hegarty, Ansara, and Barker on nonbinary gender identities; and Gowaty on flexibility as a core evolutionary principle. Part II (Contemporary Avenues of Inquiry) includes Kurtiş and Adams on cultural psychology; Donaghue on discursive psychology; Lee and P ... More

Keywords: Gender, sexuality, intersectionality, culture, development, evolution, neuroscience, discursive psychology, feminism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190658540
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190658540.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nancy Dess, editor
Professor, Department of Psychology, Occidental College

Jeanne Marecek, editor
William Rand Kenan Professor of Psychology Emerita and Senior Research Professor, Swarthmore College

Leslie Bell, editor
sociologist and psychotherapist, private practice

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