ERIC Number: EJ423912
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Gender Role Stereotypes, Expectancy Effects, and Parents' Socialization of Gender Differences.
Eccles, Jacquelynne S.; And Others
Journal of Social Issues, v46 n2 p183-201 Sum 1990
Using data from two ongoing longitudinal studies and prior research, examines the effect of parental attitudes on the perpetuation of gender stereotypes in choice of school subjects and careers. Because society does not yet reward female- and male-typed occupations equally, such stereotyping is often disadvantageous to girls. (DM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue with the title "Expectancies and Social Issues."