ERIC Number: EJ630535
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
A Decade of Advice for Women and Men in the Best-Selling Self-Help Literature.
Zimmerman, Toni Schindler; Holm, Kristen E.; Haddock, Shelley A.
Family Relations, v50 n2 p122-33 Apr 2001
Presents a content analysis of the top ten self-help books on the New York Times best-seller list over a ten year period to determine the degree to which the books empower individuals to resist gender-based socialization messages. The four best sellers contained advice for both genders to behave consistently with traditional gender socialization, while the others were empowering to resist these messages. (MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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