Male and Female Characters in Illustrated Children's Books or How Children's Literature Contributes to the Construction of Gender

@inproceedings{Brugeilles2002MaleAF,
  title={Male and Female Characters in Illustrated Children's Books or How Children's Literature Contributes to the Construction of Gender},
  author={Carole Brugeilles and Isabelle Cromer and Sylvie Cromer and Zo{\'e} Andreyev},
  year={2002}
}
Abstract Inequalities between men and women are underpinned by gender representations that are “internalized” by individuals and, like all social models, are slow to change. The goal of the present study is to analyze the construction of representations designed for children through illustrated books for 0 to 9 year-olds. The originality of the approach lies in the application of a quantitative method to subjects that had previously been studied from a qualitative angle. The text and the… CONTINUE READING