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Biosocial Approach to Gender Development
· Focuses on both biological and social factors influencing gender development;
states biology is foundation upon which social factors are built
· Idea child's gender is consistent with way it has been raised, highlights importance
of how baby's behaviour influences parent's response to them…

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· Research against Luxen (2007) biosocial is incompatible with evolutionary,
especially in claim that evolution is responsible for physical attributes only rather
than neural and psychological development, no evidence to say that evolution
hasn't designed different psychological mechanisms in the sexes to respond to
different adaptive problems
· Theory also…


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