ERIC Number: EJ191673
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Children's Responses to Stories with Male and Female Characters.
Connor, Jane Marantz; Serbin, Lisa A.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v4 n5 p637-45 Oct 1978, Oct78
The sex of the main character was varied in six children's stories, which were then read by fourth, sixth, and eighth graders. The children answered four questions about the stories. Boys preferred stories about males. A preference for stories about females was marginally significant only for the older girls. (Author)
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