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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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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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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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Rowlands, Julie – Gender and Education, 2019
While academic governance does not produce teaching and research, it provides the conditions that enable them to take place. The principal academic governance body within universities, the academic board (also known as the academic senate or faculty senate), therefore plays a key role in enabling universities to conduct their core business.…
Descriptors: Governance, Governing Boards, Role, Higher Education
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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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Gallagher, Kathleen; Sahni, Urvashi – Gender and Education, 2019
Gallagher and Sahni elaborate on their decade-long collaboration, focussing here on their latest multi-sited ethnographic study, Youth, Theatre, Radical Hope and the Ethical Imaginary: an intercultural investigation of drama pedagogy, performance and civic engagement (2014-2019) and the pedagogy and theatre work carried out at Prerna School for…
Descriptors: Drama, Performance, Citizen Participation, Females
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Callahan, Sarah; Nicholas, Lucy – Gender and Education, 2019
Despite explicit focus on addressing gender inequality in educational settings in Australia, without challenging gender binarism, inequality will persist. This article demonstrates the everyday and implicit means through which hierarchical gender binaries continue to be perpetuated. Observational fieldwork undertaken in three Australian early…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Equal Education, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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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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Bone, Jane – Gender and Education, 2019
The concept of domesticity plays out in early childhood educational settings and has a long tradition. Domesticity in its pre-domestic, domestic and post-domestic phases is used here as a site for reconsidering the role of Maria Montessori. The ideas put forward here are intended as a provocation and methodologically the device of constructing an…
Descriptors: Montessori Schools, Montessori Method, Early Childhood Education, Feminism
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Ohito, Esther O.; Khoja-Moolji, Shenila – Gender and Education, 2018
Black girls and women in the west reside at the nexus of racism and sexism, pinned down by a vitriolic hate for the black feminised body that is wedded to legacies of slavery. Dominant discourses configure these bodies as animalistic and other (than human), thus informing a range of (educational) policies, practices, and programmes. These…
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, Racial Identification, African Americans
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Current, Cheris Brewer; Tillotson, Emily – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper follows one small, Christian university's five-year experience with student charity date auctions. The contemporary re-emergence of date auctions represents a backlash against gender and racial progress. Student leaders believe that in a post-racial and post-sexist society, race and gender are decontextualised neutral elements of…
Descriptors: Colleges, Gender Bias, Racial Bias, Dating (Social)
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Nunn, Nia Michelle – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper complicates notions of Black girlhood by examining the dual experiences of gendered racism that result in both strength and sadness in Black girls' educational experiences. I highlight the need for a curriculum of liberation to combat historical and current social conditions negatively impacting school-aged Black girls, such as harsh…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Females, Racial Bias
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Wingrave, Mary – Gender and Education, 2018
This article presents an exploration of a group of Early Years Practitioners' (EYPs) perceptions of gender that may provide some insight into the growing divide between boys' and girls' educational performance [Burusic, J., T. Babarovic, and M. Seric. 2012. "Differences in Elementary School Achievement between Girls and Boys: Does the…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Gender Differences, Teacher Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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Ashencaen Crabtree, Sara; Shiel, Chris – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper explores the perceptions and experiences of women academics in the UK, participating in a small-scale qualitative study exploring career progression and encountered institutional obstacles. The accounts are considered in terms of both disadvantageous institutional strategies and interpersonal ones governing day-to-day working…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Women Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Career Development
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Fathi, Mastoureh – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper analyses the pedagogical pathways of a group of first-generation Iranian migrant doctors in the UK. It explores the complex system of class production and growing up as a classed subject in Iran, a process that ties young women's educational aspirations to female independence on the one hand and to the modern feminine, heterosexual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Physicians, Immigrants
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