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The Resource The truth about girls and boys : challenging toxic stereotypes about our children, Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett

The truth about girls and boys : challenging toxic stereotypes about our children, Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett

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The truth about girls and boys : challenging toxic stereotypes about our children
Title
The truth about girls and boys
Title remainder
challenging toxic stereotypes about our children
Statement of responsibility
Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett
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Language
eng
Summary
From the publisher. Caryl Rivers and Rosalind Barnett are widely praised for their analysis of women, men, and society. Their "uncommon storytelling grace" led the Boston Globe to name their book, Same Difference: How Gender Myths Harm Our Relationships, Our Children, and Our Jobs, one of the best of 2004. The New York Times has called Barnett "one of the researchers who is re-drawing the map of women's psychology," and the New York Review of Books has commended their confronting of public policy "with less superstition and sentimentality than is currently the case." The Truth About Girls and Boys tackles a new, troubling trend in the theorizing about gender: that the learning styles, brain development, motivation, cognitive and spatial abilities, and "natural" inclinations of boys and girls are so different, they require completely different styles of parenting and education. Ignoring the science that challenges these claims, those who promote such theories make millions, frightening parents and educators into enforcing old stereotypes and reviving unhealthy attitudes in the classroom. Rivers and Barnett unmake the pseudoscientific rationale for this argument, stressing the individuality of each child and the uniqueness of his or her talents and desires. They recognize that in our culture, boys and girls encounter different stimuli and experiences, but encouraging children to venture outside their comfort zones keeps them from falling into old, fossilized gender roles that can suffocate their potential. Educating parents, teachers, and general readers in the true nature of the gender game, Rivers and Barnett help future generations transform if not transcend the parameters of sexual difference
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Rivers, Caryl
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Barnett, Rosalind C
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  • Sex differences (Psychology) in children
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Child development
  • Child psychology
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Child development
  • Child psychology
  • Sex differences (Psychology) in children
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Mädchen
  • Junge
  • Geschlechterstereotyp
  • Psychologie
  • Development Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
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The truth about girls and boys : challenging toxic stereotypes about our children, Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett
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Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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Contents
Introduction -- Brains in pink and blue? -- More pink and blue -- Math wars -- Word play -- Toy choice -- The more aggressive sex? -- Caring -- The ideal classroom -- Single-sex education, pros and cons -- Conclusion
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1 online resource (227 pages)
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Isbn
9780231525305
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computer
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rdamedia
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JSTOR
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  • 3648600
  • 10.7312/rive15162
  • 99958650258
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(OCoLC)759863547
Label
The truth about girls and boys : challenging toxic stereotypes about our children, Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Brains in pink and blue? -- More pink and blue -- Math wars -- Word play -- Toy choice -- The more aggressive sex? -- Caring -- The ideal classroom -- Single-sex education, pros and cons -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn759863547
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231525305
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 3648600
  • 10.7312/rive15162
  • 99958650258
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgt2rj
  • dd466953-c777-4a97-838b-9d0914f5000d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759863547

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