Book Reviews: Maccoby, E. E., and Jacklin, C. N. The Psychology of Sex Differences Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1974. 634 pp. $18.95.

@article{Dwyer1975BookRM,
  title={Book Reviews: Maccoby, E. E., and Jacklin, C. N. The Psychology of Sex Differences Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1974. 634 pp. \$18.95.},
  author={C. Dwyer},
  journal={American Educational Research Journal},
  year={1975},
  volume={12},
  pages={513 - 516}
}
  • C. Dwyer
  • Published 1975
  • Psychology
  • American Educational Research Journal
  • There are few areas of study that seem at first glance to be so close to researchers' own lives as the study of sex similarities and differences. This leads to the opinion, so often heard, tha t such study is obvious or superfluous, or alternatively, tha t it is trivial. The Psychology of Sex Differences demonstrates abundantly that the study of sex differences is far from trivial and tha t our accumulated knowledge in this area is seriously incomplete. Our closeness to the topic may hinder a… CONTINUE READING