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Roth, Solveig; Stuedahl, Dagny – Gender and Education, 2019
This article describes two young Norwegian ethnic-minority girls in their efforts to involve social networks and to position themselves as learners in the transition between lower and upper secondary school. The article explores how they experience future possibilities represented by education and how they use resources in negotiating their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Minority Groups, Females
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Eriksen, Ingunn Marie; Lyng, Selma Therese – Gender and Education, 2018
Although boys too are involved in relational aggression, their experiences are overshadowed by the focus on relational aggression among girls. This paradox mirrors the empirical puzzle that forms the starting point for this article: while teachers saw relational aggression as a 'girl problem', we found a vast undercurrent of relational aggression…
Descriptors: Aggression, Interpersonal Relationship, Ethnography, Interviews
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Spierings, Niels; Lubbers, Marcel; Zaslove, Andrej – Gender and Education, 2017
Populist radical right (PRR) parties have attracted anti-migration voters by claiming to serve the interests of nationally defined in-groups. Recently, several European PRR parties have shifted focus from protecting traditional values to protecting so-called modern Western values, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights. Here, we…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Politics, Voting, Values
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Dahl-Michelsen, Tone; Solbraekke, Kari Nyheim – Gender and Education, 2014
This article examines which bodily performances indicate the significance of gender in the skills training of physiotherapy students. It is based on a qualitative study of first-year students' skills training in a Norwegian physiotherapy education programme. The study draws inspiration from Paechter's theory of the communities of masculinities and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Human Body, Skill Development
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Haldar, Marit – Gender and Education, 2013
This article reports research on young people's conceptualisations of love and romance through a gender perspective. The data are stories written by 12-year-old girls and boys in Norway who were asked to fantasise about their future love life. Their narratives are explored through discourse analysis and semiotics and analysed within a sociological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitude Measures, Gender Differences, Intimacy
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Solbraekke, Kari Nyheim; Solvoll, Betty-Ann; Heggen, Kristin M. – Gender and Education, 2013
The aim of this article is to explore how male students learn to practice nursing and the role of technology in their training process. The study is inspired by Bruno Latour's understanding of social interaction as an interplay between humans and technology. The students' use of the washcloth and the stethoscope, two significant nursing tools, is…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Males, Nursing Education, Interaction
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Rothing, Ase – Gender and Education, 2008
This article is based on classroom observations and discusses sexual education that addresses homosexuality. Tolerance of queer lifestyles as well as support for judicial equality between heterosexual and homosexual couples is generally perceived as being high in the Norwegian political context. Norwegian sexual politics is, however, based on a…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Attitudes, Social Bias, Foreign Countries