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Boys and Girls: Superheroes in the Doll Corner

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In Boys and Girls, Vivian Paley recreates a year of kindergarten teaching in which she explored the differences in the way children play and fantasize. With either swords or tiaras in hand, the children vociferously declare themselves as either boys or girls, and in doing so work through complex and subtle notions of gender identity, both inwardly and outwardly. Weaving her own observations into the narrative of the children s conversations, stories, playacting, and scuffling, Paley documents the youthful search for self ...

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Boys and Girls: Superheroes in the Doll Corner
2014, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226130101

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Boys and Girls: Superheroes in the Doll Corner
1986, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226644929

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Boys and Girls: Superheroes in the Doll Corner
1984, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226644905

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