Toy Store Assignment
Go to a toy store (Toys R Us, Wal-Mart, Target, etc.) and examine the toy department. When writing your paper, consider the following questions…
-- How are the toys presented (categorized and displayed)?
-- Do the toys represent stereotypical views of girls and boys? Describe how.
-- Are any toys presented so that they seem appropriate for either gender?
-- Are there any toys that are stereotypically a boy toy or a girl toy because of how they are packaged but could be attractive to either sex with another package or name?
-- Are there any toys marketed to both boys and girls? How might the marketing impact a child’s esteem?
-- How does the marketing of toys appeal to parents as well as children?
-- How do toys contribute to gender roles in our society (for better or worse)?
APA**Write a 2-3 page reaction/summary of your findings, incorporating the above questions in your response. Your responses are not limited to these questions, however these questions should guide your response.
**You must include 1-2 APA formatted citatitaions the store can be one.
|Due By (Pacific Time)
||03/23/2015 03:00 pm