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A gendered self or a gendered context? A social identity approach to gender differences

Ryan, Michelle K

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This thesis examines the way in which traditional accounts of gender differences in the self-concept have relied on distal explanatory factors, and have thus conceptualised the gendered self as stable across both time and situation. This notion of a stable, gendered self has been implicated as underlying of a range of psychological gender differences (e.g., Cross & Madson, 1997), such as those in moral reasoning (e.g., Gillian, 1982) and ways of knowing (e.g., Belenky et al., 1989). As a...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorRyan, Michelle K
dc.date.accessioned2009-08-03T01:23:53Z
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-04T02:36:41Z
dc.date.available2009-08-03T01:23:53Z
dc.date.available2011-01-04T02:36:41Z
dc.identifier.otherb25317453
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/48182
dc.description.abstractThis thesis examines the way in which traditional accounts of gender differences in the self-concept have relied on distal explanatory factors, and have thus conceptualised the gendered self as stable across both time and situation. This notion of a stable, gendered self has been implicated as underlying of a range of psychological gender differences (e.g., Cross & Madson, 1997), such as those in moral reasoning (e.g., Gillian, 1982) and ways of knowing (e.g., Belenky et al., 1989). As a result, these behaviours are also seen to be stable across time and context.¶ ...
dc.language.isoen
dc.rights.uriThe Australian National University
dc.subjectgender
dc.subjectself-concept
dc.subjectsocial identity theory
dc.subjectself-categorization theory
dc.subjectmoral reasoning
dc.subjectways of knowing
dc.titleA gendered self or a gendered context? A social identity approach to gender differences
dc.typeThesis (PhD)
dcterms.valid2003
local.description.refereedyes
local.type.degreeDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
dc.date.issued2003
local.contributor.affiliationThe Australian National University
local.contributor.affiliationSchool of Psychology
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5d7a2b7c071cd
local.mintdoimint
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