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Taryn Bright Casey Casper Jacy Schleir Nataly Torres Sec#64345 October 8, 2010 Annotated Bibliographies (Gender Equity and Gender Roles) Adler, L.L. (1993). International handbook on gender roles . Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. Leonore Adler discusses the differences in gender roles throughout the life span of a human being depending on the country in which they reside. Six continents are covered in the book, so it provides a clear idea on gender roles throughout the world. The book also includes historical context along with many variables that can affect gender roles within the countries including education, race, finances, and religion. Adler also gives greater insight into the customs of different countries in the world, which provide for a better understanding of gender roles among men and women. Adler, like all of the other authors, used multiple references when compiling all of her work. This is a very beneficial reference, because it primarily investigates the history of these countries in terms of gender relations. It gives us the opportunity to see how other countries function, since we really only have access to our own. Alder, P.A. (1992) Sociology of Education [Vol. 65 No.31] (American Sociological Association) Retrieved from This book that I was able to find is exactly what I need to discover my question of: why do females strive better academically but still not have as many powerful positions in society as men? This particular article is based around the motives of young children, male and female, in elementary school and how popularity played a role in their social status. It is quite interesting because the motives of the two are vastly different. The males’ motives are based around their masculinity and expressing it, while the girls’ motives are based around academic success and factors that they cannot control like physical appearance and parents socioeconomic status. It is clear that the motives for both the girls and boys are centralized from self-esteem and the way they are perceived in society. The book continues to express how gender roles of women and
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course RHE 306 taught by Professor Alyea during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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