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ERIC Number: EJ942005
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Apr
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0951-0605
Understanding Gender Differences in Context: Implications for Young Children's Everyday Lives
Morrow, Virginia
Children & Society, v20 n2 p92-104 Apr 2006
This article reviews recent UK-based research that has prioritised children's accounts of their experiences of their daily lives, and focuses on gender differences in these accounts of family life, friendships, use of public space, use of out-of-school care, popular culture and consumption, and children's views of gender differences--drawing mainly from research with children in middle childhood. It then discusses some of the implications for practice and training for a range of professionals working with children. The article suggests that a re-evaluation of theories of gender differences in practitioner textbooks could usefully be undertaken to integrate more sophisticated, contextual notions of gender identities based on children's experiences.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom