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Ellis, Everton G. – Gender and Education, 2018
This article utilizes a combination of the masculinity and intersectionality frameworks to argue that the underachievement of boys occurs in the intricacies of patriarchy, region (rural area), and class culture. The article utilizes data drawn from a qualitative study at two rural institutions in the parish of Manchester, Jamaica, to critically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masculinity, Underachievement, Males
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Parry, Odette – Gender and Education, 1997
Examines ways in which females, as pupils and teachers, are linked, in teachers' accounts, to the educational underachievement of Jamaican boys. Interviews with 47 teachers reveal the crucial role sex/gender identity plays in educational failure. Additionally problematic is the lack of male role models. (GR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Discrimination, Educational Research