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Gender Stereotypes

  • By: Mary E. Kite
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Gender-associated beliefs influence how people respond to us from the cradle to the grave. From birth, our parents shape our world based, in part, on their beliefs about what boys and girls are and should be like. As we develop, we ...

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