Character toy as socio-cultural values carrier: comparative analysis of Soviet and modern toys

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Abstract

Article presents specifics of modern character toys in comparison to last century's toys. Short history overview of native toys is presented. Role of a toy as a medium of cultural values and norms communication to children is analyzed. A special role in this process a doll plays, as a model of human image / character. Comparing a typical Soviet doll and a popular modern doll Braz the change of a human image that culture transmits to children is shown.

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Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology

For citation: Romanova A.L. Character toy as socio-cultural values carrier: comparative analysis of Soviet and modern toys. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2008. Vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 91–98. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

Information About the Authors

Alexander L. Romanova, Postgraduate Student of the Faculty of Psychology of Education, Teacher-Psychologist of the City Center for Psychological and Pedagogical Expertise of Games and Toys, Moscow State Psychological and Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: sasharomasha@gmail.com

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