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Wright, Hazel R. – Gender and Education, 2013
Reporting on a study of mature women training to work in childcare, this article demonstrates how some women choose to be part-time mothers, workers and students, wanting "the best of both worlds". It presents a theory of integrated lives that contrasts with customary deficit models and shows how a series of reciprocal links bind the…
Descriptors: Womens Studies, Mothers, Family Work Relationship, Life Style
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Grummell, Bernie; Devine, Dympna; Lynch, Kathleen – Gender and Education, 2009
While there has always been a profound indifference to the affective domain in formal education, given its Cartesian allegiance to the development of the rational autonomous subject, this indifference to the emotional subject is intensifying with the glorification of performativity. As higher education is especially subject to performance…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Psychological Patterns, Educational Administration