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Bullying: the role of gender-based marketing

Author Carrie Goldman reflects on a key theme of her  award-winning book Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher, and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear: the role of gender-based marketing in creating and reinforcing bullying attitudes.

c_goldmanIn November 2010, I wrote a post called Anti-Bullying Starts in the First Grade for my ChicagoNow blog, Portrait of an Adoption. I was concerned because my daughter, Katie, was upset about being taunted for carrying a Star Wars water bottle. Apparently, Star Wars was only “for boys.”

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