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Cairns, Kate – Gender and Education, 2014
Girls' studies have made an important contribution to the literature on subjectivity and schooling in neoliberal times; however, girlhood studies within Western contexts remain predominantly urban in focus. This article brings an analysis of place to debates about gendered subjectivity formation by exploring gendered patterns within rural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Females, Womens Studies
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Howell, Beth – Gender and Education, 2008
The aim of the research project was to explore new ways in which we might evaluate boys' and girls' engagement and "performance" in English at Key Stage 3. This paper draws on recent theories regarding literacy, identity and gender and includes an analysis of short stories written by boys and girls aged 12- to 13-years-old. An…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Gender Issues, Creative Writing, Cultural Literacy
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Bright, Robin M. – Gender and Education, 2005
We cannot live there any more. We are selling our home, pulling our children from their schools and moving, not far, only 20 kilometres, to a new community, to a new beginning. The reason--bullying or "what girls do".
Descriptors: Females, Bullying, Antisocial Behavior, Student Behavior
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Allard, Andrea C. – Gender and Education, 2004
This article explores the images and metaphors that teachers use when speaking of their relations with students and examines how these images work to call into play particular constructs of gender relations. Of specific interest is the way teachers use binaries of open/closed, in control/out of control and maturity/immaturity to make sense of…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Gender Differences, Concept Formation, Teacher Attitudes
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Chambers, Elisha A.; Schreiber, James B. – Gender and Education, 2004
This study examined the relationship between extracurricular activities and academic achievement for girls with different ethnic backgrounds in eighth and tenth grade. Participants include 4382 American girls (78% Caucasian, 9% Latina, 7% African American and 6% Asian Pacific Islander). It was expected that in-school academic organized activities…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Grade 10, Prediction, Pacific Islanders
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Jones, Susan; Myhill, Debra – Gender and Education, 2004
The identity of the underachiever has become synonymous with the stereotypical identity of boys. Teachers know what underachievement looks like: it looks like a boy who is bright, but bored. Evidence from a research study reported here demonstrates that teachers are more likely to select boys as underachievers than girls and that teachers…
Descriptors: Males, Females, Foreign Countries, Student Characteristics