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ERIC Number: EJ628849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0954-0253
"Spice Girls,""Nice Girls,""Girlies," and "Tomboys": Gender Discourses, Girls' Cultures and Femininities in the Primary Classroom.
Reay, Diane
Gender and Education, v13 n2 p153-66 Jun 2001
Suggests that contemporary gendered power relations are complex, highlighting female British elementary students who assumed varied positions in relation to traditional femininities, though they all occasionally bolstered boys' power at the expense of their own. Students viewed girls as harder working, more mature, and more socially skilled, yet boys, and many girls, believed it was better to be male. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom