Children were given two dolls-one white and one black.
They were asked a series of questions such as who is prettiest. Most chose the white child.
All positives white and all negative questions black
Gender Inequalities between children
Girls do better in tests, higher grades.
Jens Broke found that girls do more domestic labour.
Mayer Hillman found boys more likely to be let out more
Approproate gender codes such as colour, clothes, toys.
Parents direct childrens interests
Ethnic Inequalities between children
Julia Brannons-Asian parents stricter towards teenagers
Whites and Asians more likely to do better in education
Whites are largest ethnic group, 4/5th of all pupils
Hastings- whites do less development between age of 11-16 than blacks or asians
Class Inequalities between children
Poorer mothers are more likely to have underweight babies.
Unskilled manual workers are more likely to have children with disorders
Children from middle class families are more likely to do better at school than working class
Middle class take greatest majority of uni places