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Gender and Toys
A discussion of gendered toys and their alternatives.
# 121639 | 1,500 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Gender and Sexuality (Gender Studies) , Sociology (General)

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This paper reviews some literature on gendered toys as well as shares some observations of these toys obtained by going to various stores. Alternatives to gendered toys are discussed.

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"As noted by Thompson, men and women behave differently and while biology explains some of these differences, another large contributor is socialization which refers to the various processes by which people learn behavior that is expected of them by society and culture. Just as the agents of socialization are diverse, e.g. family, school, friends, religious institutions, the media and so forth, so too are the means, methods and strategies used to socialize others, and one of these methods consists of items..."

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