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September 13, 2010 Sport Sociology Family Dynamics Perceived moral obligation to sacrifice Division of labor (gender) 5 major trends * look up Do boys and girls play differently? Sport choices and experiences influenced by dominate gender ideology Boys: active, tough, independent Girls: follow the rules, passive, dainty, and passive, dependent, fragile. Gender messages: o Gender “appropriate” activities I.e. cheerlead-girls, football- boys Boys have greater belief in physical skills and sport ability than girls. … Regardless of actual ability Socialization is a factor. From a young age, boys are given lots of reinforcement towards athletic ability. Campenni, 1999 o What kinds of toys to you buy for boys? Football gear Action figures Boxing gloves o What kinds for girls? Dolls/houses Kitchen centers Makeup kits Changing youth sport o Formal sports emphasize Formal rules Set positions Systematic guidelines by adults
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