Mother-child conversations about gender : understanding the acquisition of essentialist beliefs /

This looks at how mothers and young children talk about gender, to discover the potential role of language in fostering gender stereotypes. Mothers and their sons/daughters, who were 2-1/2, 4-1/2, or 6-1/2 years of age, were videotaped discussing a picture book that focused on gender.

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Main Author: Gelman, Susan A.
Other Authors: Taylor, Marianne G., Nguyen, Simone P., Leaper, Campbell, 1955-, Bigler, Rebecca S.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston : Blackwell Publishing, 2004.
Series:Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development ; v. 69, no. 1.
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Summary:This looks at how mothers and young children talk about gender, to discover the potential role of language in fostering gender stereotypes. Mothers and their sons/daughters, who were 2-1/2, 4-1/2, or 6-1/2 years of age, were videotaped discussing a picture book that focused on gender.
Physical Description:vii, 145 p. : ill., charts ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.