Toys and Tools in Pink: Cultural Narratives of Gender, Science, and Technology
|Title:||Toys and Tools in Pink: Cultural Narratives of Gender, Science, and Technology|
|Publication Date:||February 2011|
Colatrella considers how gender inflects literary and media representations.Toys and Tools in Pink analyzes female character types that recur in fictional narratives in print, on television, and in the cinema: female criminals and detectives, mothers who practice medicine, and "babe scientists" among others. It also investigates how narrative settings and plots both subsume and influence cultural stereotypes of gender in prescribing salient professional and personal codes of conduct in STEM fields.
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