Gender Role Essay
(Werbach 1992) From the moment of birth, a child's world is prepared along gender-related rules.When babies are born, boys wear blue and girls wear pink.Tyler Reindeau is a nineteen-year-old from the San Francisco area in California. He believed both parents in a family could have a career, but the women should be the one to cook and clean.When asked, "Should men wear pink, purple and yellow? Showing that the color a person is wearing does not define their gender role in America. When asked if he would let his new born son have a doll he did not hesitate to say no.Though she believes that both parents can have a career as did Tyler, Emily still is under the gender roles influence gap.
Gender is a socially constructed term, and the development of gender roles often begins as early as childhood.
Women and men are allocated to a gender role and we all must act out the masculine or feminine behavior as arranged by our society and our culture.
Femininity is usually associated with traits such as emotionality, cautiousness, collaboration, common sense, and fulfillment.
There are still toy tools and building blocks for boys and miniature kitchen and cleaning toys for young girls.
As well as now a days there are electronic games, girly games are ones that involve animals or taking care of their family or pets while boys are blowing things up or racing cars.