Bailey, Barbara; Parkes, Lois
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Centre for Gender and Development Studies
Gender: The not so hidden issue in language arts material used at the primary level
Caribbean Journal of Education
Date of Publication
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.....