Playing it Straight
Uncovering Gender Discourse in the Early Childhood Classroom
By (author) Mindy Blaise
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Playing it Straight by Mindy Blaise
Book DescriptionIn particular, this book uses alternative theoretical perspectives to focus on how young children are 'doing' gender in kindergarten classroom. Rather than relying exclusively on biological and socialization theories of gender construction, Blaise breaks down theoretical barriers with new understandings of how gender is socially and politically constructed by young children.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415951135
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Presents an appraisal of child development, exploring how young children make sense of the politics of feminine and masculine, and how they interpret and perform gender every day. This study challenges the usefulness of existing parameters for assessing and describing the development of children in early education settings.
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Author Biography - Mindy Blaise
Mindy Blaise is Assistant Professor at RMIT University, Australia. She is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood at the University of Melbourne.
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