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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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Huuki, Tuija; Sunnari, Vappu – Gender and Education, 2015
This paper draws on the story of "Mikael", a schoolboy from northern Finland, to examine how his affective ties of compassion and his pursuit of dominant forms of masculinity evolve in his journey from middle childhood to young adulthood. In his earlier years, Mikael's speech regarding his relationships with peers and family members…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Rojas, Yerko – Gender and Education, 2013
Astonishingly little is known about the relationship between high educational achievements and suicidal behaviour among women. This is remarkable given that a woman breaking into traditionally male-dominant spheres is a well established example of social-role marginality. The current study combines fatal and non-fatal suicidal behaviour and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Suicide, Females, Correlation
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Hayes, Cleveland; Montes, Adonay; Schroeder, Laurie – Gender and Education, 2013
In this study, the pedagogies of the home used by Latinos as they attend schools in the USA are highlighted. We hope to use the stories of Arturo and Ruben, successful Latinos, as a means to show that Latinos are developing strategies that can be shared through the telling of their stories and to claim the value of voicing the difficult realities…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Hispanic Americans, Social Attitudes, Critical Theory
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Cobbett, Mary; Younger, Mike – Gender and Education, 2012
Education ministries in the Caribbean countries have directed considerable attention over the last decade to "solving" the "problem" of boys' underachievement. Rather than considering such interventions, our central concern in this paper is to revisit debates about the interpretation of the issue, to explore whether boys'…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Males, International Education, Foreign Countries
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Gottzen, Lucas – Gender and Education, 2011
The present paper explores middle-class fathers' educational work by studying how they and their partners are involved in their children's education at home, in school, and how they investigate school options and make decisions about educational issues. Drawing on data from an ethnographic study of 30 dual-earner couples in the Greater Los Angeles…
Descriptors: Middle Class, Parent Participation, Ethnography, Parent School Relationship
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Ashley, Martin – Gender and Education, 2010
This article is based upon a full-time study of masculinity and singing funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Empirical work was conducted with boy performers and "peer audiences" for those performers in schools. The article focuses on girls' attitudes to boy singers and reveals a significant difference between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Singing, Males, Audiences
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Warrington, Molly; Younger, Mike – Gender and Education, 2006
Directing a publicly funded project can present a number of challenges to researchers in reconciling their own philosophy with the expectations of their funders. This paper explores those dilemmas in the context of a four year project funded by the British Government to explore strategies to raise boys' achievement. It reflects on the underlying…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Males, National Curriculum