BooksPsychology

Snails and Tails or Sugar and Spice

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  10 Sep 1999:
Vol. 285, Issue 5434, pp. 1681-1682
DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5434.1681

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

The Two Sexes Growing Up Apart, Coming Together. Eleanor E. Maccoby. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1998. 384 pp. $39.95, £25.95. ISBN 0-674-91481-3.

Maccoby examines how human development from infancy into adulthood is affected by gender. She finds childhood experiences in same-sex groups particularly important in shaping subsequent relations between males and females.