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Volume 7 Issue 7
July-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2007347

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381-393

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GENDER BIASED IN THE TEXTBOOK OF WEST BENGAL BOARD OF PRIMARY EDUCATION: A CONTENT ANALYSIS

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2349-5162

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"GENDER BIASED IN THE TEXTBOOK OF WEST BENGAL BOARD OF PRIMARY EDUCATION: A CONTENT ANALYSIS", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no.381-393, July-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007347.pdf

Abstract

The word gender came from Greek word Genus. Gender bias means a tendency to believe that some people better than others that usually result in treating some people unfairly. Curriculum is the main root of action that can confirm the supply of effective and efficient human resource for the development of a nation and a progressive society. It helps to generate and to promote among the children’s language ability of listening, speaking, reading, writing, thinking, values, creativity and communication skill for social living .Text books are the direct real and particular manifestation of curriculum. Primary education is the first stage of child education and it is the first introduction to mental deployments and socialization of child. We believe a child’s mental growth starts since their childhood. Co- operation helps boys and girls to grow themselves up with mutual helps, involvement and contributions. This time helps them to grow biasfree, co- operative attitudes. This helps them to be a great citizen in future. So that is gender bias in education helps to build bias in children’s mind and gender neutral textbook helps them to a creative mind as well as which helps to reduce dishonest quality of human development like inequality, insensitivity etc So, we should include bias less item qualities in children education in text book.. The main objective of the study was to describe gender bias present in the textbook. It is a descriptive study. Through the purposive sampling the text book of class-I namely “AMAR BOI” which is prescribes by West Bengal Board of Primary Education was chosen. The content analysis method use for conducting this research paper. The data were analyzed though percentage, description in the form of tables and pie- charts. The result of the study shows that gender is unequally presented in this textbook.

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Gender bias, Text book, Primary Education, and Content Analysis.

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"GENDER BIASED IN THE TEXTBOOK OF WEST BENGAL BOARD OF PRIMARY EDUCATION: A CONTENT ANALYSIS", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp381-393, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007347.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2007347
Registration ID: 235621
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 7 | Year July-2020
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Page No: 381-393
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"GENDER BIASED IN THE TEXTBOOK OF WEST BENGAL BOARD OF PRIMARY EDUCATION: A CONTENT ANALYSIS", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp381-393, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007347.pdf




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