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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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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