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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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Alzeer, Gergana – Gender and Education, 2018
This article is concerned with gendered spaces as they emerge from exploring Emirati female learners' spatiality in a single-gender context. By conducting ethnographic research and utilising Lefebvre's triad of perceived, conceived and lived space for the analysis and categorisation of students' spaces, three types of gendered spaces emerged:…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Females, Power Structure, Foreign Countries
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Eidoo, Sameena – Gender and Education, 2018
In this article, I offer a qualitative study of three spaces created by and for young Muslim women in Toronto, Canada: an after-school drop-in programme for Muslim girls, a Somali women's group and a Muslim women's collective. I focus on data gathered from interviews of seven Muslim women in their 20s who created the spaces, which offered refuge…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Feminism, Epistemology, Muslims
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Singh, Parlo; Pini, Barbara; Glasswell, Kathryn – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper builds on feminist elaborations of Bernstein's code theory to engage in a series of thought experiments with interview data produced during a co-inquiry design-based research intervention project. It presents three accounts of thinking/writing with data. Our purpose in presenting three different accounts of interview data is to…
Descriptors: Feminism, Interviews, Educational Policy, Theories
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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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Liang, Jia G.; Sottile, James; Peters, April L. – Gender and Education, 2018
Little is known about Asian American women administrators in the public schools. The study sought to understand the pathways of Asian American women to school leadership. In-depth interviews and researcher reflective memos were the primary data sources. The participants included 15 Asian American female school administrators in two states. We…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Females, Administrators, Public Schools
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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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Angervall, Petra – Gender and Education, 2018
Changes in the higher education system have resulted in increased demands on effectiveness and marketisation. These demands have changed what it means to do academic work. In this study, 19 female academic lecturers have been interviewed in order to get them to reflect upon their opportunities and conditions in career. The aim is to analyse how…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Careers, Gender Differences
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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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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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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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Leonardi, Bethy; Staley, Sara – Gender and Education, 2018
Researchers have concluded that policy implementation is a process of mutual adaptation between policies and implementers. Our study draws attention to that relationship, especially with respect to policies that challenge assumptions about sex, gender, and sexuality. We focus on how six administrators in one United States school district…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Policy, Program Implementation, Sexual Identity
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Ollis, Debbie – Gender and Education, 2017
This paper examines the challenges of using feminist pedagogies in the development of school-based interventions to address Violence Against Women in Sexuality and Relationships Education in Australia. The focus of the paper is a feminist-based classroom program developed by a group of teachers, which was piloted in three secondary schools in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Violence, Prevention
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McCullough, Susan – Gender and Education, 2017
This paper describes the practices employed by middle school girls in New York City to negotiate their postfeminist school environment and considers the contested notion of girls' agency. Based on an exploratory ethnographic study, the data reveal that girls--to varying degrees of success--enacted a range of practices to gain power over the…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Middle School Teachers, Middle School Students, Power Structure
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Tucker, Leigh Adams; Govender, Kaymarlin – Gender and Education, 2017
Drawing upon a post-structural ethnography of boys' constructions of gendered and sexual identities in one South African high school, this paper empirically seeks to theorise how 20 Grade 8 boys, identified as The Jokers, The Achievers, The Outcasts and The Average Ou's, simultaneously seek out spaces in male peer culture to cultivate, police and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Males, Masculinity
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