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Gender Portrayal In School Textbooks In Context To Women

Rashmi Aggarwal, Paulami Sharma


The paper has an exploratory goal of examining the gender differences that is the present situation of women and their depiction in the textbooks in India that gives women an ideal stereotypical image. It highlights not only the psyche of the students towards other sex but also the root cause for the development of the same. The paper provides background narrative to the gendered contexts of education in India and how rigidity towards other sex is build up but the portyal of these rigid gender roles.


Keywords: Women, gender portrayal, gender roles, gender-biased stereotypes, portrayal, gender representations, patriarchy

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Rashmi Aggarwal, Paulami Sharma. Gender Portrayal in School Textbooks in Context to Women. OmniScience: A Multi-disciplinary Journal. 2018; 8(1): 13–19p.

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