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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Bailey, Barbara; Parkes, Lois
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Centre for Gender and Development Studies
Article Title
Gender: The not so hidden issue in language arts material used at the primary level
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Caribbean Journal of Education
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Date of Publication
1995
Volume ID
17
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
265-278
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Abstract
Suggests that gender stereotypes in such materials not only influence the development of gender identity during the formative years of a child's life but also affect the child's cognitive and affective development. Explores the extent to which gender stereotypes and male dominance were portrayed in the pictorial and word content of a series of language arts textbooks used in grades 1 to 3 of the primary level of the Jamaican school system.....
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