Gender Roles

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  • Created by: Sam Dadd
  • Created on: 21-03-13 16:08
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  • Gender roles
    • Oakley 1982
      • Domestic activities
        • Example- Washing the dishes
        • Example- Laying the table
      • Canalisation-  where parents direct childrens interests into toys and activities seen as normal for that sex
        • Example- Girls- Ballet
        • Example- Boys- Car toys
      • Verbal appelations- referring to daughters and sons using stereotypical feminine and masculine descriptions
        • Example- 'Handsome'
        • Example- 'Pretty'
      • Manipulation- where parents encourage or discourage behaviour on the basis of whether it is appropriate for the childs sex
      • Identifies four processes of gender identity


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