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eBook Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective: ePub
Author: Leonore Loeb Adler
Language: English
ISBN: 0275936589
ISBN13: 978-0275936587
Publisher: Praeger; First Edition edition (January 30, 1991)
Pages: 296
Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
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LEONORE LOEB ADLER is the Director of the Institute for Cross-Cultural and Cross-Ethnic Studies and Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychology at Molloy College.

LEONORE LOEB ADLER is the Director of the Institute for Cross-Cultural and Cross-Ethnic Studies and Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychology at Molloy College. UWE P. GIELEN is Professor of Psychology and International Cultural Studies at St. Francis College

Women in Cross-cultural Perspective. Praeger, 1991 - 270 من الصفحات. LEONORE LOEB ADLER is Director of the Institute for Cross-Cultural Studies at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York.

Women in Cross-cultural Perspective.

Applying It to Another by Peter F. Merenda; Developmental Aspects in Cross-Cultural Psychology; Child Development by Harry W. Gardiner; Preference for Principled Moral Reasoning: A Developmental and Cross-Cultural Perspective by Uwe P. Gielen and Diomedes C. Markoulis; Women and Gender Roles by Leonore Loeb Adler; Ageing and Old Age in Cross-Cultural Perspective by Cynthia Frazier and Anthony P. Glascock; Personality.

Leonore Loeb Adler is professor emerita of psychology, and the founder and director of the Institute for Cross-Cultural and Cross-Ethnic Studies at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, New York. Keywords: cross-cultural psychology; gender. Do you want to read the rest of this chapter? Request full-text.

Adler, Leonore Loeb, and Denmark, Florence L. (Ed. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Violence and the Prevention of Violence. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Leonore Loeb Adler, American Psychologist. Recipient Distinguished Contributor of the Decade award International Organisation for the Study of Group Tensions, 1981. President's medal bestowed by President Molloy College, 1992.

In this thought provoking book, Leonare Loeb Adler threads together 26 empirical studies that originated in diverse geographical areas. These studies present a comparison and greater understanding of the behavior of people living in a variety of different cultures.

Cross-Cultural Topics in Psychology. By Leonore Loeb Adler, Uwe P. Gielen. Crosscultural replications of studies initially based on only one culture provide. Cross-Cultural Topics in Psychology. Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

This unique collection contains original chapters covering seventeen different countries and cultures from every area of the inhabited world. Each chapter examines the role of women in the society under study and is written by a contributor who provides an insider's point of view on women's experience in that culture. Taken together, these essays provide an important opportunity to compare and contrast how women around the globe function and live. The profiles range from detailed descriptions of women in traditional communities through in-depth examinations of women's rapidly evolving roles in advanced industrial societies. By identifying the diversities and commonalities of the female experience and taking into account the different cultures, climates, customs, manners, lifestyles, and stages of economic development, these chapters provide new ways of understanding how the relationship between gender and culture affects the human experience.

Following an introduction by the editor, each chapter addresses women's experience in a particular country or region. Most include a short historical background sketch, followed by an extended life-span exposition of women in a chronological sequence from infancy and school years through marriage and childbirth, adulthood, and aging. Among the issues addressed by the contributors are the impact of greater educational opportunities for women, a comparison of the role of education among Muslim and Hindu women, as well as female circumcision, the achievement of dominance by women in Tharu households in India, the progress toward gender equality in various parts of the world, the effect of cultural belief systems on women's roles, and more. The countries and regions studied range from the United States, Canada, Latin America, Great Britain, Poland, the Soviet Union, and Israel to Egypt, Nigeria, India, China, Japan, the insular Pacific, and Australia. Invaluable as a set of readings for courses in women's and ethnic studies, this volume provides significant new insights into the evolving cultural perceptions of women's role in society.

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