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Haynes, Christina S. – Gender and Education, 2019
Despite an increase in scholarship exploring the challenges African American women face in the classrooms of predominantly White institutions, there is surprisingly little research on the experiences of these women as they navigate the social spaces of PWIs. I address this shortcoming by investigating how African American women navigate…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, Dormitories, Institutional Characteristics
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Shah, Payal; Khurshid, Ayesha – Gender and Education, 2019
In contemporary times, the status of Muslim women has become a lens to approach and engage with Muslim societies. Embedded in these narratives is an image of Muslim women as oppressed victims of their patriarchal families and societies. In this article, we focus on the lived experiences of educated Muslim women from Pakistan and India to examine…
Descriptors: Muslims, Females, Womens Education, Empowerment
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Lira, Andrea; Muñoz-García, Ana Luisa; Loncon, Elisa – Gender and Education, 2019
This paper presents the work of three researchers in a self-study on researcher positionality using the reflective practice and pedagogy of correspondence as preparation for future work with mapuche women in Chile. We start from the assumption that research with and on indigenous groups has a historical debt to consider given the ways in which it…
Descriptors: Whites, Foreign Policy, Females, American Indians
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Arur, Aditi; DeJaeghere, Joan – Gender and Education, 2019
Life skills have become the foci of many girls' education initiatives because they are assumed to empower girls to negotiate oppressive gender norms constraining their lives. Often these programmes give a singular attention to gender norms, despite other interlocking oppressive structures and norms. Although postcolonial feminist perspectives in…
Descriptors: Females, Social Class, Foreign Countries, Womens Education
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West, Nicole M. – Gender and Education, 2019
Although conceptual models exist that describe the role of counterspaces in promoting well-being among marginalised individuals, not enough is known about the composition of professional counterspaces for Black women employed in higher education. The African American Women's Summit (AAWS) is a national professional development programme in the…
Descriptors: Females, Student Personnel Workers, African Americans, Feminism
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Jezierski, Sylvia; Wall, Glenda – Gender and Education, 2019
Parents, especially mothers, have been increasingly positioned as a central determinant of children's educational outcomes. Analysing articles from a Canadian parenting magazine, this study explores and compares understandings of what it means to be an involved parent in a child's education during two time periods: 1993-1995 and 2013-2015.…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Role, Mothers
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Henderson, Holly – Gender and Education, 2019
This article highlights the complexity of LGBT teacher identities in UK educational contexts. The article argues that the historically dissonant relationship between sexualities and schooling is further compounded by embedded assumptions of heterosexuality in schools. In response to these heteronormative assumptions, LGBT-identified teachers…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Teacher Characteristics, Foreign Countries, Sexual Identity
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Tao, Sharon – Gender and Education, 2019
Tanzania has made great strides in improving access to education; however, concerns about the quality of this education persist due to reports of teacher absenteeism, distraction and lack of preparation. Given this situation, this study aimed to investigate teachers' values and contexts to provide nuanced understandings of teacher practice and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Women Faculty, Teachers
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Gillander Gådin, Katja; Stein, Nan – Gender and Education, 2019
Sexual harassment has become so frequent and ubiquitous in schools that these behaviours have become normalised and expected. In order to prevent the re-enactment and perpetuation of this problem, it is important to explore processes that contribute to its existence. A high school sexual harassment lawsuit in Sweden is used as a case study to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexual Harassment, High School Students, High Schools
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Marine, Susan; Lewis, Ruth – Gender and Education, 2019
Feminism has made a resurgence in the last several years, especially on college campuses [Davies. 2011. "Feminism is back, and we want to finish the revolution, say activists." "The Guardian," August 5. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/aug/05/feminism-resurgent-activists]. Actions to address sexual violence and other…
Descriptors: Feminism, College Students, Student Organizations, Advocacy
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Alfarhan, Usamah F.; Dauletova, Victoria – Gender and Education, 2019
This paper reports evidence on the decomposition of a gender academic achievement gap (GAAP) at the university level by type of college from a unique environment, where the majority of an undergraduate student population shares similar socio-economic and demographic backgrounds and attends the largest and only public university in the country.…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Socioeconomic Background
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Woodfield, Ruth – Gender and Education, 2019
The landscape of UK higher education (HE) has changed significantly over the past decades. Key shifts relate to the changing gender balance of the undergraduate student body and to emergent gender gaps in retention and attainment. Men are now less likely to access HE, complete their degrees or achieve 'Upper' degrees. There has been minimal…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Undergraduate Students
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Brower, Rebecca L.; Schwartz, Robert A.; Bertrand Jones, Tamara – Gender and Education, 2019
This study examines gender-based attributional ambiguity among higher education administrators in the US, specifically academic deans. Attributional ambiguity involves situations in which members of underrepresented groups cannot determine whether interactions both negative and positive have occurred because of their minority status or for some…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Women Administrators, Higher Education, Females
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Larrondo, Ainara; Rivero, Diana – Gender and Education, 2019
As in other disciplines, 'gender mainstreaming' is becoming an increasingly important principle in Journalism. This implies bringing gender equality into the mainstream of the media industry, by means of an adjustment of the educational issues and the practice related to this profession, which is influential in society. In light of the gap…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Gender Differences, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Scharber, Cassandra; Pazurek, Angelica; Ouyang, Fan – Gender and Education, 2019
This research study utilized bibliometric methods to analyze publication rates among female and male lead authors in six prominent, peer-reviewed journals in Educational Technology (ET) fields over the past 12 years. The aim of the inquiry was to determine if differences or trends exist in the number of articles published by each gender. Data…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Differences, Educational Technology, Periodicals
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