Lecture 13 - Lecture13 GenderIdentityAutonomy...

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Lecture 13 20/03/2010 11:19:00 Gender Identity Autonomy Physical Aggression in Girls Criminal Violence among girls has been increasing in North America Sports Increase in physical aggression in girls  However, Data from our class o Does not support the gender intensification hypothesis  o Indicates that in the last few decades, gender roles have become less  restrictive for girls History of Research on Gender Differences in Self-Esteem Gilligan – girls lose confidence in adolescence (non-scientific research) AAUW study – girls self-esteem drops more than boys (scientific method) Harter – feminine girls lose confidence – and girls and boys without social  support (scientific method) Gender Differences in Self-Esteem 2006 Book – Alpha Girls o Survey of sixth through twelfth grade girls and boys No drop in girls’ self-esteem No differences in self esteem between girls and boys
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course HD 1170 taught by Professor Mary during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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