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ERIC Number: EJ609176
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-0025
No Sissy Boys Here: A Content Analysis of the Representation of Masculinity in Elementary School Reading Textbooks.
Evans, Lorraine; Davies, Kimberly
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v42 n3-4 p255-70 Feb 2000
Investigated the portrayal of gender characteristics in elementary school textbooks, particularly masculine and feminine stereotypes, examining first, third, and fifth grade literature textbooks using an evaluative instrument based on the Bem Sex Role Inventory. Despite publisher's guidelines and Title IX, males are still portrayed primarily in a stereotypical light, shown as aggressive, argumentative, and competitive. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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