His & Hers TV TV Channels, Video Games, and Internet Sites Zero in on Girls and Boys
Gloria Goodale, Arts and culture correspondent of The Christian Science, The Christian Science Monitor
Check out these blanket statements: Boys like toy trucks, and girls like dolls. Right? Sometimes.
Or how's this: Men like sports, and women like emotional dramas. If you're a football widow, the former is a no-brainer. If you're a baby-boomer parent whose heart lies with gender-neutral child raising, both of these unsettling cultural stereotypes may cause you more than a bit of consternation.
The success of books such as John Gray's "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" suggests that gender-based cultural differences are at least back in vogue, if not always scientifically provable.
This growing emphasis on differences between the sexes raises …
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Publication information: Article title: His & Hers TV TV Channels, Video Games, and Internet Sites Zero in on Girls and Boys. Contributors: Gloria Goodale, Arts and culture correspondent of The Christian Science - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: September 24, 1999. Page number: 13. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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