Part 3.2: Feminine and Masculine Socialization

8 Pages Posted: 30 Dec 2008

Date Written: 1989

Abstract

Part III. Section 2. Feminine and Masculine Socialization: Two main problems are explored: 1) How are girls and boys socialized in contemporary western societies? and 2) What are adult women and men like? Meyers appropriates the main outlines of Simone de Beauvoir's account of feminine socialization in The Second Sex, but she also discusses more recent research.

Suggested Citation

meyers, diana, Part 3.2: Feminine and Masculine Socialization (1989). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1321775 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1321775

Diana Meyers (Contact Author)

University of Connecticut ( email )

215 Glenbrook Road, U-4098
Storrs, CT 06269-4098
United States

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