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Horton, Paul – Gender and Education, 2019
This article considers the ways in which school bullying is both gendered and embodied. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in two lower-secondary schools in northern Vietnam, the article focuses on the experiences of one ninth-grade boy, who was regularly bullied by his classmates, and whose experiences of bullying appeared to be embodied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, Bullying, Masculinity
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Komulainen, Katri; Korhonen, Maija; Raty, Hannu – Gender and Education, 2009
This article examines the spread of the neo-liberal educational policy in Finnish schools by considering entrepreneurship education. We examined the kinds of gendered and classed enterprising selves that were narrated in the Finnish writing competition "Good Enterprise!" written by pupils in the 9th grade of comprehensive school. In…
Descriptors: Competition, Educational Change, Grade 9, Entrepreneurship
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Aukrust, Vibeke Grover – Gender and Education, 2008
The participation of girls and boys in teacher-led classroom conversations in Norway was examined across four grade levels (first, third, sixth and ninth). Boys participated more across all grade levels. The difference in girls' and boys' participation was least in the first grade and greatest in the ninth grade. A greater proportion of the girls'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 9, Grade 1, Males
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Jones, Susan; Myhill, Debra – Gender and Education, 2004
The identity of the underachiever has become synonymous with the stereotypical identity of boys. Teachers know what underachievement looks like: it looks like a boy who is bright, but bored. Evidence from a research study reported here demonstrates that teachers are more likely to select boys as underachievers than girls and that teachers…
Descriptors: Males, Females, Foreign Countries, Student Characteristics