- x, 341 pages ; 27 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Dinella, Lisa M.,Weisgram, Erica S.,
- Contents: Introduction / Erica S. Weisgram and Lisa M. Dinella -- Toy preferences and gender -- Gender-typing of toys in historical and contemporary contexts / Erica S. Weisgram -- Research methods in studying gender and toy preferences / Lisa M. Dinella -- Gender-typed toy preferences among infants and toddlers / Kristina M. Zosuls and Diane N. Ruble -- Characteristics of masculine and feminine toys and gender differentiated play / Isabelle D. Dorney -- Causes of children's gender-typed toy play -- Sex hormones and children's gender-typed toy play / Melissa Hines and Jacqueline Davis -- Environmental and social contributions to children's gender-typed toy play : the role of family, peers, and media / Christia Spears Brown and Ellen A. Stone -- Cognitive perspectives on children's toy choices / Carol Lynn Martin and Rachel E. Cook -- Consequences of gender-typed toy play -- Consequences of gender-typing of children's toys for biological and neurological development / Lise Eliot -- Fashion or action? : gender stereotyped toys and social behavior / Sarah K. Murnen -- Cognitive consequences of gendered toy play / Lynn S. Liben, Kingsley M. Schroeder, Giulia A. Borriello, & Erica S. Weisgram -- Working at play : gender-typed play and children's visions of future work and family roles / Megan Fulcher and Emily F. Coyle -- Societal causes and consequences of gender-typed children's toys / Campbell Leaper and Rebecca S. Bigler -- Conclusion: toward a greater understanding of children's gender-typed toy play / Erica S. Weisgram and Lisa M. Dinella -- References -- About the editors.Includes bibliographical references and index.