ERIC Number: EJ610320
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Influence of Peers on Children's Socialization to Gender Roles.
Witt, Susan D.
Early Child Development and Care, v162 p1-7 Jun 2000
Presents model for major influences on children's gender role socialization: parents, media, school, and peers. Reviews literature on role of peer relationships in development of self concept and perpetuation of gender biases and stereotypes. Concludes that parents should set a positive example of gender fair behavior because children will reinforce ideas about gender received at home. (KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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