ERIC Number: EJ579150
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Wimpy Boys and Macho Girls: Gender Equity at the Crossroads.
McClure, Lisa J.
English Journal, v88 n3 p78-82 Jan 1999
Argues that language is the primary vehicle through which stereotyping is perpetuated. Outlines assignments that offer students an opportunity to explore gender stereotyping, to learn to recognize and combat gender bias, and to treat others equally, regardless of gender. Notes also some statewide programs that address these issues and help students learn to recognize gender as a social construction. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Genderizing the Curriculum.