ERIC Number: EJ503729
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Research in Review. Gender Segregation among Children: Understanding the "Cootie Phenomenon."
Powlishta, Kimberley K.
Young Children, v50 n4 p61-69 May 1995
Reviews research on gender-role development and discusses the finding that boys and girls are not as different from each other as believed to be. Discusses consequences of gender segregation and why children choose same-sex playmates. Suggests ways to encourage more positive interactions between boys and girls. (BAC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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