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The Maine Mother-Daughter is pleased to welcome Emily W. Kane, Professor of Sociology, Bates College and author of The Gender Trap

Posted May 21, 2013, at 9:32 p.m.

Presenting a public talk on Thursday, June 6, 2013, 7:00 PM

University of Maine Hutchinson Center Auditorium

These days, many parents hope to give their sons and daughters a wide range of opportunities, but often this turns out to be difficult for a variety of reasons. Sociologist Emily W. Kane, author of The Gender Trap, will take a close look at the factors that sometimes lead parents and other adults to reinforce gender stereotypes, even when they are trying to avoid them. Join the conversation to explore what parents and others who care about children can do to dismantle the ‘gender trap,’ and help both girls and boys realize more of the opportunities available to them.

This event is free and open to all.

To read more about The Gender Trap please visit http://nyupress.org/books/book-details.aspx?bookId=11234#.UUjFHxn1e4g

Copies of the book are available at the Belfast Free Library and Left Bank Books.

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