A Task for Sisyphus?

A Task for Sisyphus? Sex Roles (2009) 61:281–283 DOI 10.1007/s11199-009-9633-5 BOOK REVIEW Sex Differences: Summarizing More Than a Century of Scientific Research. Edited by Lee Ellis, Scott Hershberger, Evelyn Field, Scott Wersinger, Sergio Pellis, David Geary, Craig Palmer, Katherine Hoyenga, Amir Hetsroni, and Kasmer Karadi, New York, Psychology Press, 2008. 972 pp. $210.00 (hardback) ISBN: 978-0-8058-5959-1 Hilary M. Lips Published online: 3 June 2009 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2009 Thirty-five years ago, Eleanor Maccoby and Carol Jacklin broken down to include such categories as Sitting Height, (1974) produced a startlingly ambitious book in which they Height Among all Adult Humans, and Weight/Body Size endeavored to summarize the extant psychological literature Among NonPrimates. For each specific category, all studies on female-male differences. The Psychology of Sex Differ- are listed in a table format, in which the columns divide the ences, which examined published research on differences in studies into the age category of the research subjects (infant intellect and achievement and in social behavior and then to adult, with a separate column for studies that include evaluated the available evidence for the causes of such multiple age categories) and the rows indicate whether the differences, became a touchstone for those of us http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

A Task for Sisyphus?

Sex Roles , Volume 61 (4) – Jun 3, 2009
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Springer US
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Copyright © 2009 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-009-9633-5
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Sex Roles (2009) 61:281–283 DOI 10.1007/s11199-009-9633-5 BOOK REVIEW Sex Differences: Summarizing More Than a Century of Scientific Research. Edited by Lee Ellis, Scott Hershberger, Evelyn Field, Scott Wersinger, Sergio Pellis, David Geary, Craig Palmer, Katherine Hoyenga, Amir Hetsroni, and Kasmer Karadi, New York, Psychology Press, 2008. 972 pp. $210.00 (hardback) ISBN: 978-0-8058-5959-1 Hilary M. Lips Published online: 3 June 2009 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2009 Thirty-five years ago, Eleanor Maccoby and Carol Jacklin broken down to include such categories as Sitting Height, (1974) produced a startlingly ambitious book in which they Height Among all Adult Humans, and Weight/Body Size endeavored to summarize the extant psychological literature Among NonPrimates. For each specific category, all studies on female-male differences. The Psychology of Sex Differ- are listed in a table format, in which the columns divide the ences, which examined published research on differences in studies into the age category of the research subjects (infant intellect and achievement and in social behavior and then to adult, with a separate column for studies that include evaluated the available evidence for the causes of such multiple age categories) and the rows indicate whether the differences, became a touchstone for those of us

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Sex RolesSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 3, 2009

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