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Lahelma, Elina – Gender and Education, 2012
In this article the life history of a young Finnish woman, Salla, is explored along with reflections of her best friend and other peers. The analysis is conducted from the perspective of Finland as a country of "genderless gender", where mute or hidden gendering and sexualisation converge with the gender-neutral rhetoric about the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biographies, Females, Reflection
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Tamboukou, Maria – Gender and Education, 2008
In discussing an unpublished document of educational policy written by Sylvia Pankhurst in 1959 the context of its writing should be considered as well as the political, historical and cultural changes that have occurred between the historical moment of its writing and the conditions of its contemporary reception. Pankhurst's educational policy…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Intellectual History, Historiography, Review (Reexamination)
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Fenwick, Tara – Gender and Education, 2004
Policies hailing lifelong learning in the so-called New Economy promote equitable knowledge work and work-related learning opportunities for all. Gender is hardly mentioned in these discourses; some might assume gender is 'resolved' in a new economy emphasizing entrepreneurism, technology, knowledge creation and continuous learning. However a…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Gender Differences