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Boys and Girls

I wonder if the same thing works for books that are marketed differently to boys and girls?

Word Cloud: How Toy Ad Vocabulary Reinforces Gender Stereotypes

Here’s a Wordle of “mash-up” of the words used in TV commercials for so-called boys’ or girls’ toys.:

Boys

Girls

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As an aside, I recall seeing an all pink book display in one library. Silence ensued when I asked to see the baby blue display.

Stephen

Posted on: April 25, 2011, 7:50 am Category: Uncategorized

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