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Discus the influence of social contexts on gender (for example the influences of parents and the media)
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Gender refers to the culturally constructed differences between masculinity and femininity. The social
learning theory, also known as the behaviourist approach, proposes that we learn gender appropriate
behaviours through socialization and…

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A key criticism to this study is that it was carried out in Canada on Canadian children, therefore there is a
sample bias, meaning finding cannot be extrapolated to other cultures. The results may be unreliable as
they used questionnaires in which the children could've lied, or written answers they…


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