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Stevenson, Jacqueline; Clegg, Sue – Gender and Education, 2012
Despite the assertion that higher education is becoming increasingly "feminised" and that male students are the relative losers, gendered meanings continue to permeate higher education in ways that mean that the recognition of women's experiences are frequently marginalised. Our paper reports on research designed to explore student participation…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Extracurricular Activities, Females, Student Participation
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Clegg, Sue – Gender and Education, 2008
This paper draws on the theoretical resources offered by feminist scholarship to enquire into the discourse of the intellectual and how women do being an academic. My starting points are threefold: Val Hey's interrogation of Butler's work and her emphasis on the importance of sociality; Carrie Paechter's exploration of the available personal sets…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Gender Differences, Females, Intellectual Experience
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Clegg, Sue – Gender and Education, 2006
In a recent paper, members from the London Feminist Salon Collective reflected on the vexed problem of agency in poststructuralist theory and asked, "as feminist educational researchers, where do we go from here?" The issue remains pressing as agency, both individual and collective, is at the heart of the feminist, and indeed, all radical…
Descriptors: Feminism, Realism, Educational Researchers, Females
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Clegg, Sue – Gender and Education, 2001
Theorizes relationships between gender, education, and computing, exploring education's role in the continued ideological reproduction of computing and technology as masculine domains. Critiques technological determinism and the sociology of science and postmodernist analyses of technology for reducing technology to the social. Brings together…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Gender Issues
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Clegg, Sue; Mayfield, Wendy; Trayhurn, Deborah – Gender and Education, 1999
Explores the ways gender influences the pattern of recruitment into information technology (IT) and design courses using data from a study involving 26 design and 27 IT students. Instrumental reasons for course selection are balanced by intrinsic satisfaction, with satisfaction more evident in design-course selection, but both design and IT are…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Course Selection (Students), Design