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ERIC Number: EJ402918
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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"Kings Are Royaler than Queens": Language and Socialization.
Sheldon, Amy
Young Children, v45 n2 p4-9 Jan 1990
Maintains that the English language reflects sexist, male-centered attitudes that perpetuate the trivialization of female experience and socialize children into gender roles. Changes in the language are fundamental to improving the culture's construal of women and women's interpretation of their lives. (BB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Language Reform; Word Choice