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Faculty member presents to Eastern Psychological Association

Associate Professor of Psychology Peter B. Crabb and Associate Professor of Education Deb L. Marciano of Washington College presented their findings at the Eastern Psychological Association in Pittsburgh, Pa., on March 7, 2009.

Title: Representations of material culture and gender in Caldecott Award Children’s Books

Overview:  Presented research showing that award-winning children’s books portray females as mostly using household tools and males as using tools outside the home. This gender-typing of material culture did not change despite changes in women’s and men’s work patterns.

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