• Anglický jazyk

Gender Inventories in Psychology

Autor: Elena Kosterina

This book analyzes and criticizes the phenomenon ofgender-measuring inventories and practice ofmeasuring gender-related concepts in psychometrics.This work provides evidence for the fact that genderis perceived in psychometrics as one of the corepersonality... Viac o knihe

Na objednávku, dodanie 2-4 týždne

42.84 €

bežná cena: 50.40 €

O knihe

This book analyzes and criticizes the phenomenon ofgender-measuring inventories and practice ofmeasuring gender-related concepts in psychometrics.This work provides evidence for the fact that genderis perceived in psychometrics as one of the corepersonality dimensions that has to be theorized.Gender-measuring inventories can be seen as a part ofregulatory mechanisms in the society because theyfunction to control gendered behavior in individualsthrough imposing gender roles embedded in the contentof the inventories. The book concludes thatpsychometric approach to gender as a quantitativelymeasurable core personality characteristic is linkedto the view on gender in psychology as a whole, andthis approach effects view on gender in psychologicalscience and in society as well, because according tothe evidence provided psychology is seen as anauthority in the social discourse on sex and gender.

  • Vydavateľstvo: VDM Verlag
  • Rok vydania: 2009
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 220 x 150 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9783639177640

Generuje redakčný systém BUXUS CMS spoločnosti ui42.