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Title Sex stereotypes and reading : research and strategies / edited by E. Marcia Sheridan for the IRA Sex Stereotyping and Reading Committee
Published Newark, Del. : International Reading Association, [1982]
Newark DEL : International Reading Association (IRA), 1982


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Description viii, 120 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Part 1 : cognitive, social, and educational -- Sex stereotypes in a sociocognitive model of reading -- Sex differences and cultural expectations in reading -- Girls' and Boys' reading interests: a review of the research -- Part 2 : reading, writing, and language -- American reading materials: a selective reflector -- A feminist look at literature for children: ten years later -- Research on language differences between mails and females -- Part 3 : instructional strategies -- The nonsexist classroom: a process approach -- Multicultural nonsexist education: a two edged sword -- High school seniors read with a purpose: to spot sex stereotyping
Summary Part one includes articles which examine research on sex stereotypes and reading from sociocognitive, sociological, cultural, and value-oriented perspectives. The articles in part two examine reading texts and trade books from America's beginning to the present as well as consider the words used by and about males and females. Part three presents three articles on strategies related to sex stereotypes and reading appropriate for classroom use. The appendix contains useful information for further study and use
Notes Includes bibliographies
viii, 120 p. ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Notes In English
Subject Reading -- Bibliography.
Sex differences in education.
Sex differences in education -- Bibliography.
Sex discrimination in education -- Bibliography.
Sex discrimination in education.
Sexism in literature.
Author Sheridan, E. Marcia.
IRA Sex Stereotyping and Reading Committee.
LC no. 81013699
ISBN 0872077322