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Keener, Emily; Mehta, Clare; Strough, JoNell – Gender and Education, 2013
We investigated gender differences in the association between gender-segregated peer preferences and sexism in adolescents (15-17 years, 60 boys and 85 girls). To assess gender-segregated peer preferences, adolescents nominated peers for interaction in two contexts: "hanging out" at home and working on a school project. The Modern Sexism…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Peer Relationship, Gender Bias, Adolescents
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Lee, Sang Min; Kushner, Jason – Gender and Education, 2008
Using national survey data, the present study investigated whether adolescents living with parents of their same gender fare better on academic achievement than their peers living with opposite-gender parents. Multiple analyses of covariance (MANCOVA) procedures were employed to examine the effects of the children's gender in single-father and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Parent Role, Mothers, Sons