Gender effects of school uniforms

Rocco, Sharn (2006) Gender effects of school uniforms. Every Child: the magazine of the Australian Early Childhood Association, 12 (2). p. 9.

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It is my experience as a mother, a teacher and a gender researcher that limiting the choices available to individuals based on whether they happen to be born male of female is common practice. Let's not assume it's commonsense. The conditions of a society and the condition of individuals within that society are not mutually exclusive. School uniforms are one of the many symbols of institutionalised gender difference and gender inequality-in our society, in ourselves and in our interpersonal relationships.

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Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 04:42
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130308 Gender, Sexuality and Education @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939904 Gender Aspects of Education @ 100%
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