It comes full circle when children with parents that had the same experiences

It comes full circle when children with parents that

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It comes full circle when children, with parents that had the same experiences, are prepared for the adult world that society expects. Little girls will continue to receive dolls and doll houses to prepare her for adult life as a mother and housewife. A little boy will continue to receive trucks and toys that promote profession to prepare him for the adult life as the “bread
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Juarez 7 winner” and protector of his family. As discussed, Gender-specific behavior is a result of socialization due to the psychological features and behaviors of the specific gender role that one is expected to play in society by providing gender-specific toys. Furthermore, it has also become of a greater influence with newer generations, because gender-neutral toys have now been duplicated so that there is a pink color one for girls and a blue one for boys. Works Cited Barthes, Roland. “Toys”. Mythologies. New York: Hill and Wang, 1972. 53-55. Print
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Juarez 8 Blum, Deborah. “The Gender Blur: Where Does Biology End and Society Take Over?”. Signs of Life in the USA: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers. 7 th ed. Eds. Sonia Maasik and Jack Solomon. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012. 672-677. Print. Devor, Aaron. “Gender Role Behaviors and Attitudes”. Signs of Life in the USA: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers. 7 th ed. Ed. Sonia Maasik and Jack Solomon. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012. 628-685. Print. Risman, Barbara J.. “Gender as a Social Structure: Theory Wrestling with Activism”. Gender and Society 18.4 (2004): 429–450. Web. 15 Dec. 2015 Wagner-Ott, Anna. “Analysis of Gender Identity Through Doll and Action Figure Politics in Art Education”. Studies in Art Education 43.3 (2002): 246–263. Web. 11 Dec. 2015
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