Evaluation of Money's 1975 Study

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Evaluation of Money's 1975 Study
1 LACKS GENERALISABILITY
1.1 Case Study Method- Small sample (1 male participant)
1.1.1 Unique Characteristics, so may have behaved abnormally?
1.1.2 Gender Bias- cannot be applied to girls/women
1.1.2.1 A very strict projection
2 LACKS RELIABILITY
2.1 Case Study Method makes it difficult to replicate
2.1.1 Hard to test for reliability, cant replicate certain circumstances
2.2 HOWEVER...
2.2.1 Reiner and Gearhart's study SUPPORT the findings
2.2.1.1 Found the majority of the males raised raised as girls went back to being male
2.2.2 Data gathered from more than one source
2.2.2.1 Money, and mother (father backed up accounts)
3 APPLICATION
3.1 Results produced evidence that biological gender (nature) is more determined of a child's sex roles
3.1.1 Has led to a debate over transgender operations in childhood
4 VALIDITY
4.1 Findings were valid ecologically
4.1.1 Case Study Method- no/ limited control of variables and procedures that can be criticised as being unnatural
4.2 Produced qualitative data
4.2.1 This type of data is more valid because of richness and detail
5 ETHICS
5.1 Did not have THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW
5.2 INFORMED CONSENT given by parents, but not Brian himself
5.2.1 Enter text here
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