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ERIC Number: EJ280370
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
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Letters to Santa Claus: Elementary School-Age Children's Sex-Typed Toy Preferences in a Natural Setting.
Downs, A. Chris
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v9 n2 p159-63 Feb 1983
Analysis of children's letters to Santa Claus indicated that: (1) girls requested more toys than boys; (2) children requested neutral toys more often than sex-typed toys; (3) girls were more likely to ask for neutral toys, while boys often asked for neutral or masculine toys; and (4) children preferred sex appropriate to sex inappropriate toys. (Author/MJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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