With clear, comprehensive, and cutting-edge coverage, The Psychology of Women and Gender: Half the Human Experience + 9th edition delivers an authoritative analysis of classical and up-to-the-minute research from a feminist, psychological viewpoint. Authors Janet Shibley Hyde and Nicole M. Else-Quest examine the biological and cultural differences and similarities between genders, noting how they are often a result of inequality. The 9th Edition emphasizes rigorous reviewing and methodology and evaluating empirical evidence, helping demystify the scientific process in this field of study. Hands-on applications through case studies that integrate research from other disciplines give college students further experience with key issues. This proven resource equips students with a strong foundation for understanding the dynamic influences of sexual orientation, gender, and ethnicity in the context of psychology and society, along with strategies for thinking critically about popular culture and using psychological science to improve people’s lives and promote gender equality.