LeFranc,Elsie R-M.; Bailey,Wilma R.; Branche,Clement
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Gender role definition and identity: The centrality of primordial values
Caribbean dialogue: A Policy Bulletin of Caribbean affairs
Date of Publication
Draws on material provided by youngsters aged 8-20 years old about their attitudes, values and actual experiences in respect of gender roles, behaviour and expectations at home and in school. The cohort was drawn from Jamaica, Dominica and Barbados from different socio-economic backgrounds, Throws additional light on the characteristics and pervasiveness of gender role demarcation but also facilitates a better grasp of some of the consequences of limited role identities allowed by the surrounding social and economic environments. The findings allow for more targetted policy intervensions.....