Gender|AfroAmericans|Class/Ethnicity/Religion|Gays,Lesbians, Bisexuals|Other Readings


Bem, S.L. (1987). Probing the promise of androgyny. In M.R. Walsh (ed.) The psychology of women: Ongoing debates. New Haven: Yale University Press, pp.206-245. (both pro and con positions)

Caplin, P. J. & Caplin, J. B. (1994). A brief historical perspective on sex-difference research. In Thinking Critically about Research on Sex and Gender., New York: Harper Collins, 11-18.

Money, J. (1994). The concept of gender identity disorder in childoohd and adolescence after 39 years. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 20, (3), 163-177.

Reynolds, C. A. & Hewitt, J. K. (1995). Issues in the behavior genetic investigation of gender differences. In Turner, J. R., Cardon, L. R. & Hewitt, J. K. (Eds.) Behavior genetic approaches in behavioral medicine. New York: Plenum Press., 189-199.

Rosser, P. (Ap, 1987). Sex bias in college admission tests: Why women lose out. Cambridge, MA:FairTest.

Schwartz S. (1991). Women and depression: A Durkheimian perspective. Social Science and Medicine, 32, (2), 127-140.

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Allen, W. R. (Spring, 1992). The color of success: African-American college student outcomes at predominantly white and historically black public colleges and universities. Harvard Educational Review, 62, (1), 26-44.
Biafora, Jr. F. A., Taylor, D. L., Warheit, C. J., Zimmerman, R. S. & Vega, W. A. (Aug, 1993). Cultural mistrust and racial awareness among ethnically diverse black adolescent boys. Journal of Black Psvchology, 19, 19, (3), 266-281.

Berry, G. L. (Sum,1998). Black family life on television and the socialization of the African American child: Images of marginality. Journal of Comparative Family Studies., 29. (2), 233-242.

Block, N. (1995). How heritability misleads about race. Cognition, 56 , 99-128.

Gorey, K.V. & Cryns, A. G. (1995).Lack of racial differences in behavior: A quantitative replication of Rushton's (1988) review and an independent meta-analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 19, (3) 345-353.

Marshall, S. (1995). Ethnic socialization of African American children: Implications for parenting, identity development, and academic achievement. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 24, (4),377-39

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Dion, K.L. & Dion, K. K. (1993). Gender and ethnocultural comparisons in styles of love. Psychologyof Women Quarterly, , 17, 463-473.
Peng, S. S. & Wright, D. (July/Aug, 1994). Explanation of academic achievement of Asian American students. Journal of Educational Research, 87, (6), 346-352.

Huston, A. C., McLoyd, V. C., & Garcia Coll, C. (1997). Poverty and behavior: The case for mulitple methods and levels of analysis. Developmental Review, 17, 376-393.

Rossiter, J. R. & Chan, A. M. (1998). Ethnicity in business and consumer behavior. Journal of Business Research, 42, 127-134.
Rushton,J. P. (1996). Political correctness and the study of racial differences. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 5, (2), 213-229

Whitfield, K. E. & Miles, T. P. (1995) Studying ethnicity and behavioral medicine. In Turner, J. R., Cardon, L. R. & Hewitt, J. K. (Eds.) Behavior genetic approaches in behavioral medicine. New York: Plenum Press., 210-213.

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Consiorek, John C. (1993) Mental health issues of gay and lesbian adolescents in L. D. Carnets & D. C. Kimmel (Eds.), Psvchological perspectives on lesbian and gay male experiences. New York: Columbia University Press, 469 - 485.
Chan, Connie 5. (1995) Issues of sexual identity in an ethnic minority: The case of Chinese American lesbians, gay men, and bisexual people, in D'Augelli, A. R. & Patterson, C. J. (Eds.), Lesbian. gay. and bisexual identities over the lifespan. New York: Oxford University Press, 87-101.
Demo, David H. & Allen, Katherine R. (1996). Diversity within lesbian and gay families: Challenges and implications for family theory and research. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships., 13, (3), SAGE:Thousand Oaks, CA, 415-434.
Levay, Simon (1993). The sexual brain. Cambridge, MA:MIT Press, 105-130.
Rosarlo, Margaret, Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane, & Reid, Helen, (April, 1996). Gay-related stress and its correlates among gay and bisexual male adolescents of predominantly black and hispanic background, Journal of Communitv Psvchology. 24 , 136-159.
Stokes, Joseph P., McKirnan, David J., Dolla, Lynday, & Burzette, Rebessa C., (1996). Female partners of bisexual men. Psvchology of Women Ouarterlv. 20, 267-284.

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I have deleted these readings for a number of reasons. I try to keep the readings current, I removed an emphasis on social class and have combined it together with ethnicity and religion, and I have found other articles that I prefer. When I first chose these readings, though, I thought that they demonstrated how diversity issues were represented in a variety of academic disciplines as well as issue oriented magazines. I also believed that the articles showed a range of research methodology and content.


Maccoby, E.E. & Jacklin, C.N. (1976). Summary and commentary. In S. Cox (ed.) Female Psychology:The emerging self. Chico Science Research Associates, Inc.
Miller, S. L. & Simpson, 5.5. (1991). Courtship violence and social control: Does gender matter? Law& SocietyReview, (2), 335-365.

Rosener, J.B. (Nov/Dec 1990). Ways women lead. Harvard Business Review, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 119-125.

Squire, C. (1994). Empower women? The Oprah Winfrey Show. Feminism & Psychology, 4, (1), 63-


Franklin, C.W. (Dec 1984). Black male-black female conflict: Individually caused and culturally nurtured. Journal of Black Studies, 15. , 365-373.

Moore, E.G. J. (1986). Family socialization and the IQ test performance of traditionally and transracially adopted black children. Developmental Psychology, 22, 317-326.

McRae, M. B. (Sept, 1991). Sex and race bias in employment decision: Black women considered. Journal of Employment Counseling, 28, 91-98.



Ceely, J. (Fall,1984) On the job: excerpts from a workingman's journal. In M. S. Kimmel & M. A. Messmer (eds.) Mern'sLives., New York: Macmillan, 252-256.

Lemann, H. (July, 1986). The origins of the underclass. The Atlantic Monthly, 54-68.

Ogbu, J. U. (1988). Class stratification, racial stratification and schooling. In L. Weis (ed.), Class, race and gender in American education. Albany, NY: Statue University of New York Press, pp. 263-282.

Romer, N. & Cherry, D. (April, 1980). Ethnic and social class differences in schildren's sex-role concepts. Sex Roles, 6, 245-263.

Stewart, A. J. & Ostrove, JH. M. (1993). Social class, social change, and gender. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 17, 475-497.


Gilkes, C. T. ((spring, 1982). Successful rebellious professionals: The black woman's professional identity and community commitment. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 6, 289-311.


Borman, K. M., Muenignhoff, E. & Piazza, S.(1988). Urgan Appalachian girls and young women: Bowing to no one. In L. Weis (ed.), Class, race and gender in American education. Albany, NY: State University of New York PRess, 230-248.

Comas-Diaz, L. (1987). Feminist therapy with mainland Puerto Rican woman. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 11, 461-474.

Guidelines for providers of psychological services to ethnic, linguistic, and culturally diverse populations. (August, 1991). Boiard of Ethnic Minority Affairs. American Psychological Association.

Hines, P. M., Garcia-Preto, N., McGoldrick, M. Almeida, R., & Weltman, S. (1992). Intergenerational relationships across cultures. The Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 23, 323,338.

Kavanaugh, P. & Retish, P. (Fall, 1993) The Mexican American employee: A growing labor force. OPublic Personnel Management, 22, (3), 421-432.

Peng, S. S. & Wright, D. (July/Aug, 1994). Explanation of academic achievement of Asian-American students. Journal of Educational Research, 87, (6), 346-352.

Jacobs, J.L. (1994). Gender, race, class, and the trend toward early motherhood. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 22, (4), 442-462.
VanTassel-Baska, J. Olszewski-Kubilius, P. & Kubilius, M. (Feb, 1994). A study of self-concept and social support in advantaged and disadvantaged seventh and eighth grade gifted students. Roeper Review, 16,(3), 186-191.

Zinn, M. B. (1989) Chicano men and masculinity. In M. S. Kimmel & M. A. Messmer (eds.) Mern'sLives., New York: Macmillan, 252-256.


Other articles I like and want you to know about:

Churchill, M. (Spring, 1995). Cultural countertransference. Treatment Today, 42-43.

Cose, E. (Nov. 15, 1993) Rage of the privileged, Newsweek, 56-63.

Dark, O. C. (1993). Just my 'magination. Harvard BlackLetter Journal, 10. 21--37.

Debate: Ways men and women lead. (Jan/Feb, 1991). Harvard Business Review, 150-160.

Ross, K. (Spring, 1990). Eight myths about minorities in higher education. The College Board Review, (155), 12-47.

Seven Principles for good practice in undergraduate education. In Green, M. F. (ed.).(1989) Minorities on campus: A handbook for enhancing diversity. Washington, D. C.:American Council on Education, 134-140.

Steele, C. M. (April, 1992). Race and the schooling of black Americans. The Atlantic Monthly, 69-78

Willie, C.V. (Jan, 1974). The black family and social class. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 44, (1) 50- 60.

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