Gender identity development

  title={Gender identity development},
  author={K. Bussey},
  • K. Bussey
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Gender features strongly in most societies and is a significant aspect of self-definition for most people. Following a brief description of views on gender identity from the perspectives of humanistic social science, sociology, and psychology, this chapter provides an analysis of gender identity development from the perspective of social cognitive theory. Social cognitive theory describes how gender conceptions are developed and transformed across the life span. Through a combination of… CONTINUE READING
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