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The gender trap : parents and the pitfalls of raising boys and girls

Author: Emily W Kane
Publisher: New York, NY : New York University, ©2012.
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Provides a detailed account of how today's parents understand, enforce, and resist the gendering of their children

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kane, Emily W.
Gender trap.
New York, NY : New York University, c2012
(DLC) 2012010688
(OCoLC)810414636
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emily W Kane
ISBN: 9780814738788 0814738788 9780814771440 0814771440
OCLC Number: 810931695
Description: 1 online resource (x, 287 p.) : ill.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction: "glamour babies" and "little toughies" --
Wanting a girl, wanting a boy : conceptual building blocks --
It's in their nature : naturalizers --
I think a lot of it is us, parents, and society : cultivators --
We try not to encourage it, but I know it gets in there : refiners --
You applaud all the other stuff : innovators --
Surviving in a gendered culture : resisters --
Conclusion: a better world : dismantling the gender trap --
Appendix: research methods --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Emily W. Kane.

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"Kane writes in a manner that is easily understood yet expressive [...] the book is essential to areas in Sociology that focus on family, gender, inequality, as well as theory (social Read more...

 
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