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Davies, Adam W. J.; Vipond, Evan; King, Ariana – Gender and Education, 2019
Schools are often sites of surveillance for students as behaviors are governed and regulated by gendered norms and sexed expectations. For transgender and gender non-conforming students, school environments can produce anxiety as students are categorized into gender binaries. This article draws from Canadian policy in public schools and higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, LGBTQ People, Sexual Identity, Educational Environment
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Acker, Sandra; Wagner, Anne – Gender and Education, 2019
A considerable scholarship now describes the increasing neoliberalization of universities and the accompanying impacts on academic research and researchers. However, less attention has been devoted to issues of research project leadership, especially for academics with feminist commitments. This article reports results of a qualitative study of 12…
Descriptors: Feminism, Neoliberalism, College Faculty, Females
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Dyer, Hannah – Gender and Education, 2019
In this article, I contend that underneath the 2015 sex-ed debates in Ontario are deep-seated, psycho-socially entrenched problems related to thinking about childhood sexuality. I consider how the topic of sex-ed for children, over and above its actual curricular lessons, is marshaled to accomplish the work of the adult's psycho-social needs.…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Foreign Countries, Social Theories, Emotional Response
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Chang-Kredl, Sandra – Gender and Education, 2018
Cultural stories provide us with a repertoire of narratives through which we interpret and construct our understandings of the world, including our gendered understandings of the early childhood teacher. Through her notion of "écriture feminine", Cixous [1976. "The Laugh of the Medusa." Trans K. Cohen and P. Cohen. "Signs:…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Child Caregivers, Foreign Countries, Sex Role
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Langford, Rachel; Di Santo, Aurelia; Valeo, Angela; Underwood, Kathryn; Lenis, Angelike – Gender and Education, 2018
This study investigated the implementation of a full-day kindergarten programme in Ontario, Canada. Key to the implementation of this programme has been a new kind of educator team consisting of a certified teacher and a registered early childhood educator and a complementary partnership in which each team member contributes equally. Our research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, School Schedules, Team Teaching
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Horsman, Melissa Rae; Cormack, Patricia – Gender and Education, 2018
Recent Canadian university student misbehaviour (rape chants, harassment, sexual assault, and anti-social media posts) has garnered much attention in the media and from university administrations. Most research concerned to address these issues focuses on sexual attitudes, gender, and party culture. In this study, we analyse student interviews…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Alienation, Rape
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Ingrey, Jennifer – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper examines how transgender and gender non-conforming youth are represented and shaped as specific subjects vis-à-vis the cisgendered problematics of the washroom space in schools. In the first part of the paper, I undertake a critical analysis of one policy-informing text on the implementation of the gender neutral washroom in schools to…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Sanitary Facilities
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Pullman, Ashley – Gender and Education, 2015
This paper examines Canadian federal and cross-provincial higher education policy from 1960 to 1990, a critical time when provisions for vocational and adult training came under the auspices of governmental concern, justified under both an economic rationale and as a way to address persistent forms of inequality. The problematisation of skill…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Public Policy
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Wallace, Janice; Wallin, Dawn – Gender and Education, 2015
This paper traces the academic identity formation(s) of 10 Canadian female academics whose disciplinary knowledge is in the field of educational administration. We trace the ways in which discourses of gender, institutional power, and other cultural and social influences shaped their sense of themselves as academics in the highly patriarchal…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries
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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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Wagner, Anne – Gender and Education, 2014
Little attention has been directed towards post-secondary education in rural spaces, instead conceptualising university study primarily as an urban phenomenon. Challenging dominant conceptions of rural areas as backwards, conservative, poverty stricken and isolated, this article investigates the unique opportunities associated with rural…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Rural Schools, Universities
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Ingrey, Jennifer C. – Gender and Education, 2012
This paper derives from a larger study, looking at how students in one secondary school in Ontario problematised and understood gender expression. This study applies a Foucaultian analytic framework of disciplinary space to the problem of the bathroom in public schools. It focuses specifically on the surveillance and regulation of gendered bodies…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Sanitary Facilities, Homosexuality
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Acker, Sandra – Gender and Education, 2012
This article uses three frames of analysis, each with gendered implications, to interpret the author's narrative of experience as a department chair (head of department) in a Canadian university from 1999 to 2002. The narrative is based not only on memory but on transcripts of interviews conducted with the author at various points during her term…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Department Heads, Leadership
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Lee, Jo-Anne; Pacini-Ketchabaw, Veronica – Gender and Education, 2011
This article employs a transnational feminist lens to examine the experiences of racialised immigrant girls who provide care for their younger siblings. The article draws on findings from a participatory action research study in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada to examine the role that immigrant girls' caregiving practices play in transnational…
Descriptors: Feminism, Siblings, Action Research, Females
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Martino, Wayne; Rezai-Rashti, Goli M. – Gender and Education, 2010
In this paper the authors draw on the perspectives of black teachers to provide a more nuanced analysis of male teacher shortage. Interviews with two Caribbean teachers in Toronto, Canada, are employed to illuminate the limits of an explanatory framework that foregrounds the singularity of gender as a basis for advocating male teachers as role…
Descriptors: Role Models, Teacher Shortage, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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