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By Muriel Whitaker

Farley Mowat, Gabrielle Roy, gray Owl, Emily Carr and Robertson Davies are one of the authors whose tales grace
The most sensible Canadian Animal Stories
. From a white-tailed deer that survives regardless of its blindness, a whale pressured through youths in a powerboat and a boy who's kept through his puppy in a Cape Breton storm from snow, those are vintage animal tales by means of a few of Canada's most sensible writers.

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Op. ), we would like to conclude here that "in any area of research, if a construct has not been convincingly shown to be legitimate, it is premature and misleading to talk about group differences in the alleged construct". 24 What differences? The Significance of the Differences : Evaluation Criteria Let us now put aside these disagreements, and take a look at the methodological and statistical criteria used to assert that there is a difference between the sexes in the areas analyzed. We shall examine these criteria with regard to the differences considered by Maccoby and Jacklin to be "well established".

1977). Are women always less aggressive than men ? A review of the experimental literature. Psychological Bulletin, 84, 634-660. E. (1979). Androgyny reconsidered. H. ), Psychology of women : Selected readings (pp. 172-177). New York : Norton. E. (1981). Sex bias in research design. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1, 628-636. S. (1904). New York : Appleton. C. F. (1985). La variable sexe en psychologie : donne ou construct ? Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive,~. 187-228. C. F. (1986). Conclusions.

The socio-cogniti ve variables that must be considered and isolated in this perspective are those of sex information processing. As such they are cognitive variables, but their role in cognitive functioning is highly dependent upon interpersonal and intergroup interaction processes and upon sociocultural contexts. By taking these variables into account, reinterpretation of the available findings is possible, giving them new coherence. g. , 1986). It would therefore be false to believe that, at one extreme, there are stereotypes that delineate two impervious worlds, one masculine, one feminine, and at the other, there is one world of real behaviour, without differentiation by sex.

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