Christmas, comsumerism, presents, and gender

A woman walks into a toy shop and asks:
“Do you have a plush Pinko the Pink Panther? Can I have one in sky-blue, for a little boy, please?”

After you have unwrapped your presents, read this light-hearted article in the Sociological Images about the reinforcement of gender stereotypes through consumerism during festive seasons. We deliberately held this one back until it is already too late to buy any Christmas presents:


The team at the Sociological Imagination wishes you a Merry Christmas!

Categories: Visual Sociology

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