Miller, C. (2018). Gender development. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of lifespan human development (pp. 928-931). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. This resource provides an overview of the prominent theories of gender development.
Perry, D., et al. (2016). Gender identity. In H. Miller (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of theory in psychology (pp. 368-369). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. This resource describes gender identity and how it develops.
Martin, C. L., Ruble, D. N., & Szkrybalo, J. (2002). Cognitive theories of early gender development. Psychological Bulletin, 128(6), 903 – 933. This classic article describes the prominent gender development theories that explain how information about gender is learned by children and how this impacts their development. This article contains a great deal of information so be sure to give yourself plenty of time to read it thoroughly.
Richards, C. et al. (2016). Non-binary or genderqueer genders. International Review of Psychiatry, 28(1), 95 – 102. This article describes current perspectives on gender and the development of gender identity. Consider how these perspectives compare to some of the theories discussed in the other readings.