Catherine Owens

Gender Differences In Early Development

Chapter 12 in the course textbook discusses the impacts of caregivers and culture on gender development in early childhood. Based on the textbook chapter and one peer-reviewed journal article, write a paper discussing the gender differences in development from a psychoanalytic and systems perspective.

Your paper should account for or reply to each of the following:Identify a gender development-related issue of critical importance to individuals and society.Summarize a psychoanalytic and a systems perspective approach to, and related positions on, this issue.Compare and contrast the two theories’ views on how gender development occurs, identifying and explaining implications for scholarly and professional practice.Present and defend your position as to which theory is most relevant and valid with respect to your issue as you have explained it.

Your paper should be 1200-1600 words in length and support your thinking by citing and integrating at least two peer-reviewed journal articles and at least one real life example.

This assignment is worth 10 points of the total course grade.
This assignment aligns with the following weekly outcomes: 1, 3.
This assignment aligns with the following course outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.