How Elementary-Age Children Construct Gender

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How Elementary-Age Children Construct Gender
Abstract
From a social structural perspective, it is important to address how gender roles are created and perpetuated, because gendered constructions of social roles, tools, and occupations greatly affect the balance of power between men and women as members of society. Children utilize gender-bound symbols to demonstrate their identity. This project serves to explore the ways in which gender is connected with the use of toys and other instruments through action research. This examination is focused on children at the elementary-school age, but also includes relevant academic inquiry from studies targeting other age groups. Answering the questions in this project will help address the problem...
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