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ERIC Number: EJ419461
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0954-0253
Gender Stereotypes in Children's Books: Their Prevalence and Influence on Cognitive and Affective Development.
Peterson, Sharyl Bender; Lach, Mary Alyce
Gender and Education, v2 n2 p185-97 1990
Examines gender stereotyping in children's picture books. A survey of current material indicates only a small increase in the number and prominence of female characters. Discusses the history of gender stereotypes in children's literature and their effect on cognitive development. (DM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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