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Written By share_e on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 | Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Author : Stephanie Riger | Over the last two decades, a rich, diverse, yet sometimes contradictory body of research has been gathered under the general rubric of "psychology of women." This burgeoning literature represents several disciplines, among them psychology, psychiatry, sociology, political science, and women's studies. 

To bring sense to this agglomeration of views, both for the layperson and the student, the author looks at research in this area as a social process and refutes the notion that science can be objective about its search for universal truths. 

She asks us to reflect on how we choose among explanations