Gender and Race in Children's Picture Books: A Tragedy in Three Studies
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CitationMcIntyre, Joseph C. 2017. Gender and Race in Children's Picture Books: A Tragedy in Three Studies. Doctoral dissertation, Harvard Graduate School of Education.
AbstractResearch has demonstrated that male central characters outnumber female central characters. In a series of studies, I demonstrate that this imbalance is even more acute in the books that children read, that it is far worse for boys than for girls, and that teachers do not act to expose children to a wider range of central characters.
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