Recent evaluation and change in women's lives today are in part a result of writers whose painstaking research and real-life experiences have culminated in a new way of thinking. As a whole, the 39 articles included here offer a multidisciplinary and balanced response to the many biological, social, and personal issues confronting the contemporary woman. Individually, the authors focus on crucial times in a woman's life cycle, presenting possible answers to controversial questions. This volume is intended for courses in the psychology of women, sociology of women, sex roles, and women's studies. Each group of articles has been selected to accompany a chapter in the editor's basic textbook, "Psychology of Women: Behavior in a Biosocial Context", whose lively and readable style made it a selection of four book clubs and whose comprehensive coverage and scholarship made it in the main choice of over 240 college and university courses.