Pedagogical techniques are provided for topics typically discussed in the psychology of women course including heritage of the field, feminist and sex-fair research methodology, life-cycle developmental psychology of women, therapeutic approaches, women and sexuality, women's career development, women and relationships, women and health, communication skills, and violence against women. Information dealing with legislative action on several issues such as domestic violence, sexual harassment, and women's reproductive health is included. Pedagogical techniques for multiculturalism and multicultural learning inclusive of issues regarding race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, and age is provided. The book also includes a sample syllabus for a course on the psychology of gender, race, and ethnicity. The book is divided into three sections--critical thinking, integration of knowledge, and multiculturalism. Within these goals Paludi includes pedagogical tools for faculty and classroom use including experiential exercises, role playing exercises, sample discussion/essay questions, audio-visual materials, suggestions for guest speakers, organizations to contact for information, suggested term paper topics, and related readings.
Health, Mind & Body, Psychology & Counseling, General,