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Pink and blue : telling the boys from the girls in America

Author: Jo Barraclough Paoletti
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jo B. Paoletti's journey through the history of children's clothing began when she posed the question, "When did we start dressing girls in pink and boys in blue?" To uncover the answer, she looks at advertising, catalogs, dolls, baby books, mommy blogs and discussion forums, and other popular media to examine the surprising shifts in attitudes toward color as a mark of gender in American children's clothing. She  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Barraclough Paoletti
ISBN: 9780253001306 0253001307
OCLC Number: 775869179
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 169 p.) : ill.
Contents: Understanding Children's Clothing --
Dresses Are for Girls and Boys --
Pants Are for Boys and Girls --
A Boy Is Not a Girl --
Pink Is for Boys --
Unisex Child Rearing and Gender-Free Fashion --
Gendered and Neutral Clothing since 1985.
Responsibility: Jo B. Paoletti.

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