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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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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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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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Naskali, Päivi; Keskitalo-Foley, Seija – Gender and Education, 2019
This article analyses university pedagogy by contrasting mainstream pedagogy and feminist pedagogical thought. The data consist of two textbooks, and we investigate what kinds of teaching, learning and knowledge the textbooks construct and what kinds of student and teacher positions they suggest. The inquiry shows that learning in the textbooks is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Feminism, Textbooks
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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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Pio, Edwina; Graham, Maxine – Gender and Education, 2018
Young women giving birth to children or teen mothers are often on the fringes of society. To facilitate the journeys of these young women towards higher education, a number of organisations have been established. Taking Indigenous knowledge as our theoretical lens, our qualitative data were based on interviews with Indigenous Maori teen mothers…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Early Parenthood, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders
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Hinton-Smith, Tamsin; Danvers, Emily; Jovanovic, Tanja – Gender and Education, 2018
There are striking gaps between Roma and non-Roma higher education (HE) participation rates, with less than 1% of Roma possessing a tertiary-level qualification [United Nations Development Programme, World Bank and European Commission. 2011a. "The Situation of Roma in 11 EU Member States." Accessed 3 April 2015.…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Females, Higher Education
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Lu, Hangyan – Gender and Education, 2018
While there is abundant scholarship discussing gendered discourse on care in early childhood and compulsory education, little exploration has been made to explore whether care might also be gendered in higher education. This article, based on data from a year-long narrative study, examines the conceptualisation of care and its effects on teaching…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Caring, College Faculty, College Students
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Fuller, Carol – Gender and Education, 2018
This article explores perceptions of the role of education as a potential medium of transformation and a vehicle to challenge and renegotiate symbolic and cultural notions of gender identity. Drawing on data collected at two time points over 10 years, it considers four young women from working-class backgrounds in England who aspired to and then…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Sexual Identity, Working Class, Females
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Tsouroufli, Maria – Gender and Education, 2018
Feminist scholarship has considered how pedagogical identities and emotions are implicated in the gender politics of belonging and othering in higher education. This paper examines how gendered and embodied pedagogy is mobilised in Greek medical schools to construct notions of the ideal academic and assert women's position women in Academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Gender Bias, Medical Schools
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McCusker, Geraldine – Gender and Education, 2017
This paper aims to interrogate some of the processes and tensions I faced in establishing a feminist space in a higher education institution in the UK context. The students I worked with needed to develop an understanding of social justice concepts such as anti-discrimination and anti-oppression in order to progress from their undergraduate…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Teaching Methods, Feminism, Foreign Countries
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Burke, Penny Jane – Gender and Education, 2017
This paper draws attention to gendered inequalities in relation to pedagogic participation, the politics of difference and the concept of "shame." I use the term "pedagogic participation" to illuminate the relationship between formations of difference, policy concerns to improve "equity" and higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Gender Issues, Gender Differences, Femininity
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Wooten, Sara Carrigan – Gender and Education, 2017
This article aims to challenge the framework by which rape and sexual assault prevention in higher education are being constituted by centring Black women's experiences of sexual violence within a prevention and response policy framework. Numerous research studies exist in the literature regarding the specific experience of sexual violence for…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, African Americans, Females, Violence
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