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Unterhalter, Elaine – Gender and Education, 2013
In a number of countries in Africa, young women who become pregnant are excluded from school. This article presents a critique of policy and practice in this area drawing partly on Diana Leonard's scholarship concerning the relational dynamic of gender, generation, social division, and household forms. Much of the policy prescription of large…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Pregnancy, Early Parenthood
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Pillay, Venitha – Gender and Education, 2006
This paper examines the extent to which masculinity played a role in the incorporation of an education college into a university in South Africa. I adopt the theoretical stance that masculinity is not a biological phenomenon that is peculiar to males but the socially constructed behaviour of masculine subjects that is contextually driven, and that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masculinity, Context Effect, Sex Role