GENDER DIFFERENCE ASSIGNMENT

Gender Differences In Early Development

Chapter 12 in the course textbook discusses the impacts of caregivers and culture on gender development in early childhood. Based on the textbook chapter and one peer-reviewed journal article, write a paper discussing the gender differences in development from a psychoanalytic and systems perspective.

Your paper should account for or reply to each of the following:

  • Identify a gender development-related issue of critical importance to individuals and society.
  • Summarize a psychoanalytic and a systems perspective approach to, and related positions on, this issue.
  • Compare and contrast the two theories’ views on how gender development occurs, identifying and explaining implications for scholarly and professional practice.
  • Present and defend your position as to which theory is most relevant and valid with respect to your issue as you have explained it.

Your paper should be 1200-1600 words in length and support your thinking by citing and integrating at least two peer-reviewed journal articles and at least one real life example.

Required Text

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Constellation: Mossler, R. A., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Understanding Development: A Lifespan Perspective. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc

Required References

American Psychological Association. (2011). Practice guidelines for LGB clients: Guidelines for psychological practice with lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/resources/guidelines.aspx (Links to an external site.) (Skim and familiarize yourself with the 21 Guidelines for LGBT Clients.)

Colorado Community Media. (2007). Bully prevention part of District 28 teachings. Retrieved from http://coloradocommunitymedia.com/stories/Bully-prevention-part-of-District-38-teachings,51506 (Links to an external site.)

Finkelstein, S. (2006). 20/20: Exploring sexual orientation: Gay or straight, Part 1 [Video file]. New York, NY: CBS Corporation. Retrieved from60 Minutes 8/27/06 – Gay or Straight – Part 1 of 3 (Links to an external site.)60 Minutes 8/27/06 - Gay or Straight - Part 1 of 3

Finkelstein, S. (2006). 20/20: Exploring sexual orientation: Gay or straight, Part 2 [Video file]. New York, NY: CBS Corporation. Retrieved from60 Minutes 8/27/06 – Gay or Straight – Part 2 of 3 (Links to an external site.)60 Minutes 8/27/06 - Gay or Straight - Part 2 of 3

National Geographic. (2011a, Apr 29). Inside the living body, video 1 of 9 [Video file]. Retrieved fromNational Geographic – Inside the Living Body 1 9 (Links to an external site.)National Geographic - Inside the Living Body 1 9

National Geographic. (2011b, Apr 29). Inside the living body, video 2 of 9 [Video file]. Retrieved fromNational Geographic – Inside the Living Body 2 9 (Links to an external site.)National Geographic - Inside the Living Body 2 9

National Geographic. (2011c, Apr 29). Inside the living body, video 3 of 9 [Video file]. Retrieved fromNational Geographic – Inside the Living Body 3 9 (Links to an external site.)National Geographic - Inside the Living Body 3 9

National Geographic. (2011d, Apr 29). Inside the living body, video 4 of 9 [Video file]. Retrieved fromNational Geographic – Inside the Living Body 4 9 (Links to an external site.)National Geographic - Inside the Living Body 4 9

National Geographic. (2011e, Apr 29). Inside the living body, video 5 of 9 [Video file]. Retrieved fromNational Geographic – Inside the Living Body 5 9 (Links to an external site.)National Geographic - Inside the Living Body 5 9

National Geographic. (2011f, Apr 29). Inside the living body, video 6 of 9 [Video file]. Retrieved fromNational Geographic – Inside the Living Body 6 9 (Links to an external site.)National Geographic - Inside the Living Body 6 9

National Geographic. (2011g, Apr 29). Inside the living body, video 7 of 9 [Video file]. Retrieved fromNational Geographic – Inside the Living Body 7 9 (Links to an external site.)National Geographic - Inside the Living Body 7 9

National Geographic. (2011h, Apr 29). Inside the living body, video 8 of 9 [Video file]. Retrieved fromNational Geographic – Inside the Living Body 8 9 (Links to an external site.)National Geographic - Inside the Living Body 8 9

National Geographic. (2011i, Apr 29). Inside the living body, video 9 of 9 [Video file]. Retrieved fromNational Geographic – Inside the Living Body 9 9 (Links to an external site.)National Geographic - Inside the Living Body 9 9

Perry, B. D. (2009). Examining child maltreatment through a neurodevelopmental lens: Clinical applications of the neurosequential mode of therapeutics. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 14(4), 240-255. doi: 10.1080/15325020903004350 (PsychINFO: 2009-10040-002). Full text article available at http://childtrauma.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/TraumaLoss_BDP_Final_7_09.pdf (Links to an external site.)

Smith-Osborne, A. (2007). Life span and resiliency theory: A critical review. Advances in Social Work, 8(1), 152-168. Retrieved from http://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/advancesinsocialwork/article/view/138/139 (Links to an external site.)

Recommended References

American Psychological Association. (2011). Practice guidelines for LGB clients: Guidelines for psychological practice with lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/resources/guidelines.aspx (Links to an external site.) (Skim and familiarize yourself with the 21 Guidelines for LGBT Clients.)

Arnett, J.J. (2000). Emerging adulthood: A theory of development from the late teens through the twenties. American Psychologist, 55(5), 469-480. doi: 10.1037//0003-066X.55.5.469

AssistGuide Information Services. (n.d.). Types of grief and loss. Retrieved from, http://www.agis.com/Eldercare-Basics/Support-Services/End-of-Life/Grief-and-Loss/Types-of-Grief-and-Loss/default.aspx (Links to an external site.)

Blogspot. (2011). The grief cycle and loss of control. Retrieved from http://drawingablake.blogspot.com/2011/12/grief-cycle-and-loss-of-control.html (Links to an external site.).

Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (2015). Mortality tables. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/mortality_tables.htm (Links to an external site.)

Changing Minds. (n.d.). Kubler-Ross grief cycle. Retrieved from http://changingminds.org/disciplines/change_management/kubler_ross/kubler_ross.htm (Links to an external site.)

Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University. (2013, Oct 31). InBrief: The science of neglect [Video file]. Retrieved fromInBrief: The Science of Neglect (Links to an external site.)InBrief: The Science of Neglect

Finkelstein, S. (2006). 20/20: Exploring sexual orientation: Gay or straight, Part 3 [Video file]. New York, NY: CBS Corporation. Retrieved from60 Minutes 8/27/06 – Gay or Straight – Part 3 of 3 (Links to an external site.)60 Minutes 8/27/06 - Gay or Straight - Part 3 of 3

Gersick, C. J. G., & Kram, K. E. (2002). High-achieving women at midlife: An exploratory study. Journal of Management Inquiry, 11(2), 104-127.

Holland, J. L. (1958). A personality inventory employing occupational titles. Journal of Applied Psychology, 42, 336-342.

Infed. (n.d). Lifespan development and lifelong learning. Retrieved from http://www.infed.org/biblio/lifecourse_development.htm (Links to an external site.)

Mayo Clinic. (n.d.). Complicated grief. Retrieved from http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/complicated-grief/basics/definition/con-20032765 (Links to an external site.)

Mercer, J. (2011). Attachment theory and its vicissitudes: Toward an updated theory. Theory Psychology, 21(25), 25-45. doi: 10.1177/0959354309356136 (Available through SAGE Journals).

Meridian Education Corporation. (2006). Taking a stand: The bullying prevention series. [Pdf file]. Retrieved from http://fod.infobase.com/HTTP/29900/29938%20Bullies%202006%20TG.pdf (Links to an external site.)

Moules, N. J., Simonson, K., Fleiszer, A. R., Prins, M., & Glasgow, B. (2007). The soul of sorrow work. Journal of Family Nursing, 13(1), 117-141.

National Institute of Health (NIS). (n.d.). NIH senior health. Retrieved from https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/topics (Links to an external site.)

Ornstein, S., Cron, W. L., & Slocum, J. W. (1989). Life stage versus career stage: A comparative test of the theories of Levinson and Super. Journal of Organizational Behavior (1986-1998), 10(2), 117.

Shenk, J. W. (2009, June). What makes us happy? The Atlantic. Retrieved from http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/06/what-makes-us-happy/7439/ (Links to an external site.)

Siegel, D. J. (2004). Attachment and self-understanding: Parenting with the brain in mind. Journal of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology and Health, 18(4), 273-285.

University of the Rockies. (2006). Cognitive buffers against stress [Video file]. Intelecom Online Resources Network.

University of the Rockies. (2006). Developmental tasks of the elder years [Video file]. Intelecom Online Resources Network.

University of the Rockies. (2006). Myths and realities of the aging adult [Video file]. Intelecom Online Resources Network.

University of the Rockies. (2006). Observational learning: The research of Albert Bandura. [Video file]. Intelecom Online Resources Network.

University of the Rockies. (2006). Social support and emotional correlates with health [Video file]. Intelecom Online Resources Network.

University of the Rockies. (2006). Use of reinforcements and punishment in shaping a child’s behavior. [Video file]. Intelecom Online Resources Network.

 
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