Gender Specific Subject Choice

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What is gender specific subject choice?
Gender specific subject choice is when boys and girls choose subjects that they are stereotypically suppose to do.
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Example of this?
Girls choose art as it is seen as a very feminine subject.
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What did Francis say?
Francis says that girls are given toys that are related to conforming to caring roles, while boys are given toys to do with active roles.
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What did Skelton say?
Skelton says that boys and girls are peer pressured into choosing certain subjects, the male gaze influences boys subject choice as they see a dominant male.
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What does this do?
It causes genders to feel trapped and not have oppourtunities.
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Girls choose art as it is seen as a very feminine subject.

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