GENDER AND SUBJECT CHOICE

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  • GENDER AND SUBJECT CHOICE
    • EARLY SOCIOLOSATION
      • BRYNE shows that teachers encourage boys to be tough and show initative girls however are expected to be quite, tidy and helpful
      • From a young age boys and girls are dressed and treated diffferently and encouraged to take part in different activites
      • girls prefer story books so like engligh subjects
    • GENDER DOMAINS
      • Tasks and activities that boys and girls see 'male' or 'female' territory.
      • Children are more confident when engaging tasks that they seen as part of their own gender domain
      • MURPHY boys designed powerboats and battleships, girls cruise ships. boys designed sports car and army cars whilst girl designed famlily cars
    • GENDER SUBJECT IMAGES
      • KELLY scince a boys subject because teachers more likely to be men, examples often used boys,
      • COLLEY computer studies is male as it it uses computers, abstract teaching styles nio group work
      • Those who go to single sex schools less likely to see subjects as differetn genders
    • PEER PREASURE
      • sport not feminime so girls have to deal with negative image
      • preausre to stick to gender domains
    • GENDERED CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
      • Jobs tend to be either male or female
      • nurces are seen to be female and so boys don't want to study them
      • most women re employed in clerical, secretarial,peronal services and cleaning

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