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Gender and Play Spaces
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Janning, Michelle. 2010. “Gender and Play Spaces”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This in-class exercise is meant to demonstrate to students the differences in childhood gender socialization as is evidenced by differences in types and locations of play spaces and toys/games. By seeking out their own stories about childhood play spaces, students are able to see how their own childhood experiences fit into the larger discourse on...

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Subject Area(s):
Sex and Gender
Resource Type(s):
Class Activity
Class Level(s):
College 200

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