This monograph provides an overview of historical theories in gender differentiation and suggests several new methods designed to assess the gender-related attitudes toward others and the gender-related characterization of the self in both children and adults.
* Old theories are tested and critically assessed in terms of more current ideas about gender differentiation.
* Includes commentaries by Diane Ruble and Kim Powlishta.
Table of Contents:
Part I: Introduction.
Part II: Review of Past Work.
Part III: Gender Constructivism Reconsidered.
Part IV: Empirical Data Related to Scale Development.
Part V: Empirical Data Related to Developmental Pathways.
Part VI: General Discussion.