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ERIC Number: EJ458379
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0038-0407
Socialization to Gender Roles: Popularity among Elementary School Boys and Girls.
Adler, Patricia A.; And Others
Sociology of Education, v65 n3 p169-87 Jul 1992
Examines popularity's role in the gender socialization of elementary school children. Explains that children model their behavior based upon idealized male and female images. Concludes that boys attain popularity because of athletic ability, toughness, cross-gender relational skill, while girls obtain popularity because of attractiveness, social skills, and academic achievement. Identifies areas for future research. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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