Reflections - Stephenie Lai Monday, May 2, 2011 SOCI 4610...

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Stephenie Lai Monday, May 2, 2011 SOCI 4610 Modzelewski Children’s Book Activity One of the in-class activities I really enjoyed was the children’s book activity. Each group of students received a popular children’s book. We were told to read through the book and analyze it for inequalities. Reading these books at such a young age, we do not catch the subtle hints of race, class and gender equalities. However, reading them again in college, you realize that these small implications are the things that engrain these stereotypes in our minds as we are growing up. These images of people are placed into our minds at such an early age without our knowledge. The book my group read was The Jungle Book . In the book, the animals in the jungle come across an abandoned baby in the river, a boy they name Mowgli. Upon finding him, they decided to take care of him in the jungle. You see a lot of gender stereotypes in this book. With raising the child, a lot of the responsibility is put on the women in the pack. But when Mowgli
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course SOCI 4610 taught by Professor Landers-potts during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Reflections - Stephenie Lai Monday, May 2, 2011 SOCI 4610...

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