Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Psicología y género: la significación de las diferencias

Amparo Bonilla Campos

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The paper raises some reflections on the role of gender perspective in the construction of the psychological knowledge. Along with various approaches that have looked for to give answer to the question of women in science, we analyze the contribution of psychology to the understanding of the different presence and importance of the sexes in the scientific fields, examining the implications and limitations of some of the expositions developed up to the moment, and we finally suggest some lines to tackle the study of the gender power relations and the construction of critical knowledges which could encourage the advance towards equality and social justice.

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