Ružový a modrý svet. Rodové stereotypy a ich dôsledky.
The book Ružový a modrý svet. Rodové stereotypy a ich dôsledky (Pink and Blue World. Gender Stereotypes and their Consequences) was published in the second edition as a component of the project pinkandblueworld.sk. The book itself was the firts impulse for the whole project and it is a foundation of its manifold activities.
The structure of the book is very specific. It contains a number of expert papers on topics such as the relation between sex and gender, matherhood, the beauty myth, violence against women, gender sensitive education and others - all of them focusing on gender stereotypes and their role in socialization of women and men. All studies are complemented by a collage of additional materials, such as excerpts from children’s books, fiction and nonfiction books, quotations, pictures, working materials for pupils and students, etc. The book also contains a story of a teenage girl named Babeta. The story was later published separately as a children’s book.
Schools are not the only target audience of the book Ružový a modrý svet. Rodové stereotypy a ich dôsledky (Pink and Blue World. Gender Stereotypes and their Consequences) and of the project pinkandblueworld.sk. It is intended for all children and their grown-ups. The book is also a useful primer in gender studies, and the first step in sensitizing its readers to gender issues and their dynamics in culture and society.