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Chapter 11

Family and Friends: Attachment, Intimacy, and Power  438


Close Relationships in Adulthood  439

Marriage: The Intimate Economic Partnership  458

Women and Men as Parents  469

Summary  475

Key Terms  476


Chapter 12

Economic and Political Life:

Power, Status, and Achievement  477


Where We Are Now: A Shortage of Women at the Top  478

Motivation: The Driving Force?  481

Defining Achievement and Power  485

Access to Resources  488

Resources, Strategies, and Political Power  499

Power in Organizations and Institutions  502

Maintaining the Status Quo: How Hierarchies Perpetuate Themselves  504

Summary  508

Key Terms  509


Chapter 13

Issues in the Workplace  510


Division of Labor by Sex  511

Sex Discrimination  522

Two Spheres in Contact: The Interaction of Family and Employment Issues  533

Work, Sexuality, and Power  541

Summary  548

Key Terms  550

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Chapter 14

Justice, Equity, and Social Change  551


Gender and Conceptions of Justice  552

Gender and the Law  565

Social Change: Justice for All?  576

Summary  582

Key Terms  584



The Ties That Bind:

The Future of Sex and Gender  585


Glossary  588

References  596

Index J–1

Credits C–1

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