Being Boys; Being Girls: Learning Masculinities And Femininities: Learning masculinities and femininities
This book is about how boys and girls learn to be men and women. Drawing on a wide range of studies, the author examines how masculinities and femininities are developed and understood by children and young people, in families, in schools, and with their peers.
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Sex and gender power and knowledge
Chapter 3 Masculinities and femininities as communities of practice
Chapter 4 Learning masculinities and femininities form parents carers and siblings
Chapter 5 Masculinities and femininities in early years classrooms
Chapter 6 Boys and girls in primary schools
Constructing masculinities and femininities in outdoor spaces
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