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ERIC Number: EJ560415
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1881
Oppositional Positions: Children's Construction of Gender in Talk and Role Plays Based on Adult Occupation.
Francis, Becky
Educational Research, v40 n1 p31-43 Spr 1998
Examination of interviews and role plays of 81 girls and 64 boys aged 7-11 found that children position genders as oppositional to one another. Choice of traditional gender roles results from gender category maintenance within symbolic gender cultures. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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