Toys in a toy store
Children’s television programs
Birth announcements/greeting cards for kids
Or choose something of your own that deals with socialization of children
Collect about 2 hours of data (so, one movie, or 4 episodes of a cartoon, or 4 short books, or spend 2 hours in the bookstore, etc) and analyze it. What messages about race, class, and gender are portrayed? Give specific examples. How does this affect our roles in society as adults?