Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya • ISSN 2075-7999
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Avdulova T.P. Gender socialization and communication structure in adolescence

Full text in Russian: Авдулова Т.П. Гендерная социализация и структура общения в отрочестве
Moscow Pedagogical State University, Moscow, Russia

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The notion of gender socialization is analyzed. The essential mechanisms of gender identity development are considered. The results of empirical study of the relationship between peer communication characteristics and gender type of personality in senior adolescents are described. Complex portraits of masculine, feminine and androgyne types of personality in communication context are presented.

Keywords: gender socialization, gender type of personality, adolescent, adolescence, communication, identity, masculinity, femininity, androgynity


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Humanities, project 08-06-00252а.


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Received 4 May 2009.

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Avdulova Tatyana P. Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Developmental psychology, Moscow Pedagogical State University, ul. Gospitalny Val, 4, 111020 Moscow, Russia.
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Avdulova, T. P. (2009). Gender socialization and communication structure in adolescence. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 5(7). Retrieved from [in Russian, abstr. in English].

Russian State Standard GOST P 7.0.5-2008
Avdulova T.P. Gender socialization and communication structure in adolescence [Electronic resource] // Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya. 2009. N 5(7). URL: (date of access: [in Russian, abstr. in English]

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