Social influences of gender

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  • Created on: 26-04-14 11:38
Sources of social influences?
Indirect reinforcement - watch someone else being reinforced Directly reinforced - someone reinforces you directly Direct tuition - someone tells you something directly
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Smith + Lloyd
Mothers are given an unknown child to play with + limited to a choice of toys: squeaky hammer/doll - gave the child gender appropriate toys
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Perry + Bussey
8&9 year olds were shown film clips of girls + boys eating apple/pear - after children were offered the choice of apple + pear , tended to copy pears
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Fagot et al
42 Traditional families + 28 Egalitarian families. Assesed child @ 18,24,48 months- first was an interview about gender - last task was at 4 years old whereby children were given labelling task + tradition =used gender labels
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Lamb et al
If child displayed gender inconsistent behaviour - teased
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Bussey + Bandura
Media sterotypes women as dependent + emosh + men as independent
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Tannis Williams
Notel, Unitel, multitel. - found that those in multitel had the strongest sex types. However when TV was introduced to notel - found views were more sex typed
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Mothers are given an unknown child to play with + limited to a choice of toys: squeaky hammer/doll - gave the child gender appropriate toys

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Perry + Bussey

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Fagot et al

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Lamb et al

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