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Author Paechter, Carrie F.
Title Being boys, being girls : learning masculinities and femininities / Carrie Paechter.
Imprint Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2007.

Author Paechter, Carrie F.
Subject Sex differences (Psychology) in adolescence -- Great Britain.
Personality in adolescence -- Great Britain.
Description 1 online resource (179 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Introduction -- Sex and gender, power and knowledge -- Masculinities and femininities as communities of practice -- Learning masculinities and femininities from parents, carers, and siblings -- Masculinities and femininities in early years classrooms -- Boys and girls in primary schools -- Play and children's peer groups: constructing masculinities and femininities in outdoor spaces -- Masculinities and femininities in secondary schools -- Being and becoming: learning masculinities and femininities in teenage communities of practice -- Conclusion.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-173) and index.
Summary Explores how boys and girls learn what it is to be male and female. Drawing on a range of studies from around the world, this book examines how masculinities and femininities are developed and understood by children and young people in families, in schools, and through interaction with their peers.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780335230129 (electronic bk.)
0335230121 (electronic bk.)
9780335219759 (cased)
0335219756 (cased)
9780335219742 (pbk.)
0335219748 (pbk.)
OCLC # 435671177
Additional Format Print version: Paechter, Carrie F. Being boys, being girls. Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2007 9780335219759 0335219756 (OCoLC)170922082

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