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Nichols, Sue; Stahl, Garth – Gender and Education, 2017
The field of youth sociology has been challenged to reconsider the role of parenting in the lives of young adults. This paper presents a multiple-case study investigation into young men's transitions from school into further education in an Australian context. We will argue that relationships with parents are materially, socially and emotionally…
Descriptors: Males, Parent Child Relationship, High School Students, Parent Role
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Bazzoni, Ludmila; Cossutta, Carlotta – Gender and Education, 2016
In the text, we will try to give an account of the experience of collaboration in a Public Ethics course in the degree course in Pedagogical Sciences at the University of Verona. The course in Public Ethics has had, as its main theme, the reflection on the distinction between public and private. We will begin with consider the national context and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Feminism, Sex Role
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Bhana, Deevia; Moosa, Shaaista – Gender and Education, 2016
Drawing on a qualitative interview-based study, this article foregrounds the perspectives of a group of male pre-service teachers at a South African university for choosing "not" to specialise in the teaching of young children. Male pre-service teachers in this study associate with teaching older learners in the senior phases,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Males, Masculinity
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Appleby, Roslyn – Gender and Education, 2014
In research on gender and teaching in higher education, the experiences of male teachers "as men", and of whiteness in a "non"-majority-white context have received little attention. As one step towards addressing this gap in the literature, this paper analyses interview accounts of white Western men working as English language…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Professional Identity, Males, Whites
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Mendick, Heather; Moreau, Marie-Pierre – Gender and Education, 2013
This paper looks at online representations of women and men in science, engineering and technology. We show that these representations largely re/produce dominant gender discourses. We then focus on the question: How are gender cliched images re/produced online? Drawing on a discursive analysis of data from six interviews with web authors, we…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Males, Females, Gender Differences
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Solbraekke, Kari Nyheim; Solvoll, Betty-Ann; Heggen, Kristin M. – Gender and Education, 2013
The aim of this article is to explore how male students learn to practice nursing and the role of technology in their training process. The study is inspired by Bruno Latour's understanding of social interaction as an interplay between humans and technology. The students' use of the washcloth and the stethoscope, two significant nursing tools, is…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Males, Nursing Education, Interaction
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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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Bird, Elizabeth – Gender and Education, 2004
The paper is part of a wider study into how women's studies was introduced in the academic curriculum in the United Kingdom, Canada and the USA. It looks at the sexual politics of the academy during the 1970s and 1980s, and at how they are now remembered. Women's studies was inextricably bound up in the politics of feminist activism in the period,…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Females