Book Review: Women and Men Police Officers: Status, Gender, and Personality. Gwendolyn L. Gerber, Westport: Greenwood/Praeger Press, 2001, 248 pp., Pb. $67.95

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2003 by Plenum Publishing Corporation
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1023/A:1024425417515
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P1: GDX Sex Roles [sers] pp884-sers-466848 June 10, 2003 17:30 Style file version June 3rd, 2002 ° C Sex Roles, Vol. 49, Nos. 3/4, August 2003 ( 2003) Book Review Women and Men Police Officers: Status, Gender, commodating or expressive personality attribute. This and Personality. Gwendolyn L. Gerber, held constant for both men and women. Both high- Westport: Greenwood/Praeger Press, 2001, status and low-status police officers held distinct types 248 pp., Pb. $67.95. of power and influenced the daily outcomes of their job successes or failures. There are few studies that demonstrate the fluidity of personality traits, negotia- In Women and Men Police Officers: Status, Gen- tion of power, and the influence of traditional sender der, and Personality, Gwendolyn L. Gerber’s rank roles as clearly Gerber’s research does. as an outstanding scholar of gender issues was re- Gerber’s investigation of verbal aggression was alized because her study extended the research on fascinating, and I maintain that her study will compel the influence of status on personalities that men and readers to seek out and read more about this rarely women adopt during interaction. As an established examined area of verbal aggression and the impact and wide-ranging psychological researcher, this

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