Home

User login

Appreciating diversity – gender and cultural issues

Aneta Chybicka & Maria Kaźmierczak (Eds.)
2008

Publisher: 
Oficyna Wydawnicza "Impuls”
ISBN: 
978-83-7308-901-3
Field(s): 
Social

This is the second volume of a two volumes series on cultural and gender issues. This book places gender issues into the focus in an exciting and original way. The book consists of 16 chapters written primarily by Polish authors. The authors illustrate the colorful variety and high quality of work done in the crossroad of gender and culture in Poland. Together with the previous volume this book is a must and a valuable learning material for those who are interested in cultural and gender issues both for personal and professional reasons.

 
Contents

 
Introduction ................................................................................................................ 9

 
Part 1
Social Construction of Sex
Günter Bierbrauer

Gender Diff erence: Fact or Myth? ............................................................................ 21


Natasza Kosakowska

Identity, Self-construal and Gender Role Perception ...................................................31


Katarzyna Bojarska

Social Construction of Sex and Gender Dichotomy ................................................... 55


Agnieszka Nowakowska

Masculinity Construction and Gender Role Strain Theory

– The Qualitative Study on Arabs (Maghrebians) Living in Poland ............................. 77


Monika Biłas-Henne

Do Social Axioms Have Gender?

Polish-Spanish Comparison of Social Axioms:

New Methods of Measurement ...............................................................................103


Krzysztof Ulanowski

Goddess Inanna. Uniqueness in Diversity .................................................................135
 
Part 2
The Role of Gender and Culture in Social Processes
Hanna Brycz

Gender and Culture as Determinants of Self-regulation,

and Reactions to Temptation in Poland ................................................................... 167


Hanna Brycz

Gender Diff erences in Perception of Temptation

Resistance and Actual Resistance to Tempting Situations

among Polish Students ...........................................................................................185


Aneta Chybicka, Maria Kaźmierczak

Determinants of Satisfaction with a Romantic Relationship

in Poland, Germany and Egypt ...............................................................................213


Piotr Szarota

Smiling as a Self-presentation Strategy in the Internet Personal Ads:

Gender and Cross-cultural Diff erences ................................................................. 239


Krystyna Adamska

Th e Role of Relationship in the Individualistic

and Collectivistic Orientations ................................................................................259


Małgorzata Lipowska, Mariusz Lipowski, Anna Jankowska

Determinants of Physical Attractiveness

among Polish and Spanish Youth .......................................................................... 293
 
Part 3
Violence – Gender and Cultural Aspects
 
Anna Kwiatkowska

Cultures of Violence:

In Search of Links between Culture and Violence against Women ........................ 313


Henryk Machel

Selected Cultural Determinants of Violence towards Women in Poland

– the Victims Perspective .....................................................................................341
 
Magdalena Błażek, Mikołaj Majkowicz, Anna Chryc-Gawrychowska

The Psychological Eff ects of Sexual Abuse against Women ..................................355


Beata Pastwa-Wojciechowska

Psychopathy and Gender Diff erences.

From Norm to Pathology .....................................................................................381


About the reviewer ..............................................................................................415
 
About authors ......................................................................................................417