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What do toys teach kids about gender roles?

What do toys teach kids about gender roles? | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Sweet, Lise Eliot, Byron Hurt, Sabrina Thomas and Marissa Dibartolo discuss how toys are arguably more divided by gender now than they were 50 years ago and what these toys are teaching kids about gender roles.
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Gender-Typed Toys Are Still A Growing Trend, So Why Aren't We Doing More To ... - Bustle

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Unfortunately, this Google Ngram data doesn't give us full context surrounding these percentages.
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Joy Ladin — Gender and the Syntax of Being: Identity and Transition

Joy Ladin — Gender and the Syntax of Being: Identity and Transition | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female — in an orthodox Jewish world.

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The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: grim, the way we like ... - Irish Times

The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: grim, the way we like ... - Irish Times | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
Review: A new translation of the original, unexpurgated 1832 edition bring these timeless stories to contemporary readers
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Representations of Gender in Advertising

This culture jam is a school project that was created for a Women and Gender Studies class at the University of Saskatchewan by Sarah Zelinski, Kayla Hatzel ...
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Language gap between rich and poor kids begins in infancy ...

Language gap between rich and poor kids begins in infancy ... | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
Research by Stanford psychologists reveals that 2-year-old children of lower-income families may already be six months behind in language development. Future work aims to devise intervention methods.
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Disney vs. 7 fairy tales

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In Syria, code language defies surveillance - Boston Globe

In Syria, code language defies surveillance - Boston Globe | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
In Syria, code language defies surveillance Boston Globe Since March of 2011, when demonstrators first rose up against authoritarian president Bashar Assad, Syria has been embroiled in a brutal civil war that has left well over 100,000 dead and...
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Modern brands are embracing the savage side of fairy tales this Christmas

Modern brands are embracing the savage side of fairy tales this Christmas | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
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We need to change the language we use to describe domestic violence

We need to change the language we use to describe domestic violence | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
Anyone can be a victim of violence. And 'normal' people are the perpetrators of the vast majority of it.
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5 Contemporary Photographers Who Are Playing With Gender

5 Contemporary Photographers Who Are Playing With Gender | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
Alina Kulesh is a writer currently living in Toronto. Beautiful and provocative stories are at the core of her career. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has…
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How fairytales grew up - The Guardian

How fairytales grew up - The Guardian | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
With Hollywood spending millions on new versions of age-old characters, from Frozen’s Snow Queen to Cinderella, fairytales are more popular than ever.
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Labelling English As a Lingua Franca Is Ideologically Dangerous - AllAfrica.com

Labelling English As a Lingua Franca Is Ideologically Dangerous - AllAfrica.com | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it

Labelling English As a Lingua Franca Is Ideologically DangerousAllAfrica.comPutz, quoted in sociolinguistics study guide by Talita C Smit (2010), argues that the systematic rejection of indigenous languages in Africa, and the dominance of European...


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The Dark Side of the Grimm Fairy Tales - History

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's collection of folktales contains some of the best-known children's characters in literary history, from Snow White and Rapunzel to Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood.
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Language Analysis Of Facebook Offers New Insights Into Human Personality - Medical Daily

Language Analysis Of Facebook Offers New Insights Into Human Personality Medical Daily Now, analysis of massive amounts of data from scores of thousands of volunteers is yielding insight into modern human language — with striking variations in...
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Alabama high school comes under fire from parents opposed to Arabic language ... - Raw Story

Alabama high school comes under fire from parents opposed to Arabic language ... - Raw Story | Language & identity & gender & power & taboo | Scoop.it
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