ERIC Number: EJ408010
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Gender and Relationships: A Developmental Account.
Maccoby, Eleanor E.
American Psychologist, v45 n4 p513-20 Apr 1990
Argues that behavioral differentiation of the sexes is minimal when children are observed or tested individually. Sex differences emerge primarily in social situations resulting in social styles that place females at a disadvantage in interactions with males. The role of the nuclear family in the development of these styles is discussed. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the 1989 Meeting of the American Psychological Association (New Orleans, LA, August 1989).