ERIC Number: EJ929097
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 101
Gender and Adolescent Development
Perry, David G.; Pauletti, Rachel E.
Journal of Research on Adolescence, v21 n1 p61-74 Mar 2011
This article summarizes and critiques recent trends in research and theory on the role of gender in adolescent development. First, gender differences in key areas of adolescent functioning are reviewed. Second, research on 3 constructs that are especially relevant to the investigation of within-gender individual differences in gender phenomena--gender typing, gender stereotypes, and gender identity--is discussed. Third, trends in theories of gender differentiation are identified. Throughout, issues of conceptualization and of methodology are discussed, and directions for future research are offered.
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Sex Stereotypes, Sex Role, Sexual Identity, Gender Differences, Adolescents, Sex
Wiley-Blackwell. 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148. Tel: 800-835-6770; Tel: 781-388-8598; Fax: 781-388-8232; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A