Children and Gender Roles Essay by Calwriter

Children and Gender Roles
An analysis of how gender-specific behavior is imposed on children.
# 56887 | 2,605 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2004 | US

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This paper examines how both male and female children in our society are socialized from a very young age to behave in specific, predefined ways that are considered to be appropriate for their genders. It looks at how, beginning with the parents of children and then including many other influential factors in society, many sources define what type of behavior is to be expected from children of each gender. Male and female children of all ages are given guidelines to follow regarding proper interaction with others and acceptable behavior in social situations.

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