Gender Stereotypes in Children's Books
A discussion of the gender stereotypes often found in children's books and whether these stereotypes influence a child's perception of gender.
# 72869 | 4,275 words | 15 sources | APA | 2005 |
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Psychology (Child and Adolescent) , Sociology (General) , Gender and Sexuality (General) , Child, Youth Issues (General)
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This paper raises the question of whether there is a relationship between gender stereotypes in children's books and a child's perception of gender. The analysis is based on a qualitative review of research articles.
From the Paper:"This study sought to determine the existence of the relationship between gender stereotypes in children's books and children's perceptions of gender. The exploration of this topic involved a qualitative review of research articles that addressed this topic from multiple perspectives. Several research studies that focused on measuring the gender representations in children's books were based on the premise that the presence of gender stereotypes in books automatically translates into children's gender stereotypical perceptions. However, the remaining research studies suggested that children's gender perceptions played a stronger role in shaping..."
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