DÍVKOU A CHLAPCEM VE VOLNÉM ČASE: VNÍMANÍ GENDERU V RÁMCI ZÁJMOVÝCH AKTIVIT

Tomáš Kůst email
   Katedra sociologie Filozofické fakulty Západočeské univerzity v Plzni Katedra sociologie, andragogiky a kulturní antropologie Filozofické fakulty Univerzity Palackého v Olomouci


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In this paper I would like toexplain how students of first grade (12years old) and last (eighth) grade (19 yearsold) at one grammar school in Pilsen regionunderstand their gender in connectionwith free time activities and interests. Freetime activities and interests are importantpart of human life. It is connected with allcomponents of our life. It means we cansuppose that gender stereotypes will exist inarea of interests and free time activities too.The aim of this work was to understand andexplain how gender stereotypes are producedand repeated. I decided for mixed methodsresearch design. First of my results is that forparticipants free time and interests are notthe same thing. Second of main results is thatin area of interests and hobbies are producedand repeated gender stereotypes. However theparticipants have never said it in the interview.The positive result of this research is howgender stereotypes could be deconstructed. Itis possible thanks to personal experience withuntypical interest according to gender. Thisexperience was shared through interactionswith others and it brought positive changes ofopinions.

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