Understanding Factors that Shape Gender Attitudes in Early Adolescence Globally: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review

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Kågesten, Anna; Gibbs, Susannah; Blum, Robert Wm; Moreau, Caroline; Chandra-Mouli, Venkatraman; Herbert, Ann; Amin, Avni;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 6 (eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4920358, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157805
  • Subject: Database Searching | Research Article | Education | Research Design | Sociology | Geographical locations | Population Groupings | Sports Science | People and places | Endocrine Physiology | Puberty | Behavior | Europe | Database and Informatics Methods | Biology and Life Sciences | Sports | Adolescents | United Kingdom | Research and Analysis Methods | Qualitative Studies | Recreation | Physiology | Age Groups | Schools | Social Sciences | Culture | Medicine and Health Sciences | Endocrinology

Background Early adolescence (ages 10–14) is a period of increased expectations for boys and girls to adhere to socially constructed and often stereotypical norms that perpetuate gender inequalities. The endorsement of such gender norms is closely linked to poor adolesc... View more
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