Thinking Critically About Research on Sex and Gender
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Thinking Critically About Research on Sex and Gender by Paula J. Caplan
Book DescriptionThe authors first demonstrate that most of the claims about sex and gender are not well supported by research, and then provide readers with constructive critical tools they can apply to this wealth of research to come to realistic, constructive conclusions. All of this is provided in a concise, inexpensive volume by a best-selling trade author and instructor team.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780205579884
(235mm x 178mm x 10mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Paula J. Caplan
When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home, Hardback (April 2011)
A psychologist's impassioned call to stop labeling our traumatized war veterans as mentally ill and a guide to how every citizen can help returning vets
New Don't Blame Mother, Paperback (May 2000)
Shows us that dangerous myths about mothers pervade our culture and have created or aggravated many of the problems between mothers and daughters.
Gender Differences in Human Cognition, Paperback (August 1997)
This new volume in the Counterpoints series not only summarizes and addresses the validity (or invalidity) of research into gender differences, it also questions the ideology behind this research, and its consequences.
They Say You're Crazy, Paperback (February 1996)» View all books by Paula J. Caplan
A shocking expose of the process by which the mental-health elite judge us all.
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Author Biography - Paula J. Caplan
Paula J. Caplan, Ph.D., is a clinical and research psychologist and Lecturer at Harvard University. She graduated from Radcliffe College of Harvard University and has won teaching awards from the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations as a Professor at the University of Toronto and from Harvard. She is the author of ten books -- including They Say You're Crazy: How the World's Most Powerful Psychiatrists Decide Who's Normal, Don't Blame Mother: Mending the Mother-Daughter Relationship, The Myth of Women's Masochism, Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman's Guide to Surviving in the Academic World-and dozens of papers. She was a winner of a Distinguished Career Award and a Christine Ladd-Franklin Award from the Association for Women in Psychology, a Toronto YWCA Women of Distinction Award, an American Psychological Association Eminent Woman Psychologist Award, and a Canadian Association for Women in Science Woman of the Year Award. Jeremy Caplan, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alberta. He received his doctorate at Brandeis University in Neuroscience. His research focuses on the behavioral and brain basis of human memory from a variety of approaches including methods of experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience and mathematical modeling. In 2008, Dr. Caplan received the prestigious Alberta Ingenuity Fund New Faculty Award to study the effects of interference on memory.
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