Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-218) and index.
Are male and female roles biologically derived? Biology contributes to differences between male and female behaviors / Steven E. Rhoads ; Biology does not contribute to differences between male and female behaviors / Susan Kentlyn ; Children do not naturally segregate by sex / Rosalind Barnett and Caryl Rivers ; Children recognize and reinforce gender roles / Lori Baker-Sperry ; Women can compete against men in sports / Phil Dimitriadis ; Women cannot compete against men in sports / Amby Burfoot -- What are some cultural effects of male and female roles? Males and females both embrace gaming technology / Aleks Krotoski ; Males and females respond differently to technology / Gloria Moss, interviewed by Chris Lake ; The United States is not ready for a female president / Matthew J. Streb ... [et al.] ; The United States is ready for a female president / Elayne Boosler -- How do gender stereotypes affect perceptions of men and women? Stay-at-home dads are reversing stereotypes / Marilyn Gardner ; Fatherhood is not valued in society / Ruth Wishart ; Women are not recognized as military heroes / Jennie Ruby ; Women are recognized as military heroes / Laura Yao ; Men are more successful because they make their careers a priority / Marty Nemko ; Women make better corporate leaders / Joanna L. Krotz -- What gender roles will males and females play in the future? Men are becoming more like women / Chris Nutter ; Women are becoming more like men / Boyé Lafayette De Mente ; Gender equity is increasing / Marilyn Gardner ; The future of gender roles is uncertain / Alexandra Montgomery ; Gender will become a choice / Karen Moloney ; Gender will become obsolete / George Dvorsky.
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A series of essays that expresses various perspectives on the individual roles of men and women.