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Jenson, Jennifer; Rose, Chloe Brushwood – Gender and Education, 2003
Examines teachers' working identities, highlighting gender inequities among teachers, within school systems, and in society, especially in relation to computers. Highlights tensions central to teaching in relation to new technologies, emphasizing gender inequities that structure understandings of teaching. Documents how, for the teachers studied,…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
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Dyhouse, Carol – Gender and Education, 2002
Examined gender issues and family role in higher education in the late 1930s. Surveys of 1930s college graduates highlighted why children, especially girls, wanted to attend college at a time when that was not standard; what role mothers played in sending them to college; and whether returns from such higher education could be evaluated. Overall,…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Family Influence, Gender Issues, Higher Education
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Peterson, Shelley – Gender and Education, 2002
Explored ways in which gender influenced students' choices in classroom writing, using data from students' writing, small group conversations, classroom observations, and teacher interviews. Generally, students attempted to maintain a widely recognized gender order in their talk about girls' and boys' writing. Students' writing choices were…
Descriptors: Femininity, Gender Issues, Grade 8, Masculinity
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Tsouroufli, Maria – Gender and Education, 2002
Explored Greek secondary school teacher-student classroom interactions, examining links between teachers' classroom behavior and ideas about gender and, to some degree, life experiences. Results indicated that teachers behaved differently toward boys and girls. Teachers' lack of awareness of gender as an important factor in education and teachers'…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Secondary Education
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Baxter, Judith – Gender and Education, 2002
Argues that post-structuralist discourse analysis has a strong contribution to make to feminist and educational research, examining how the use of feminist post-structuralist discourse analysis (FPDA) can be tricky. Highlights an ethnographic study of secondary school girls' and boys' speech in class. Suggests that FPDA can produce powerful…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Educational Research, Feminism, Gender Issues
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Kobayashi, Yoko – Gender and Education, 2002
Analyzed data from research on Japanese high school students' attitudes toward learning English to investigate female students' more positive attitudes toward English learning. Girls' attitudes toward English were affected by a composite of Japanese social and educational elements (e.g., characterization of English as a woman-dominant choice at…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Females, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
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Thompson, Rachel; Holland, Janet – Gender and Education, 2002
Illustrates the contradictory consequences of female individualization by exploring young people's imagined futures and analyzing "lifelines" collected during longitudinal research on young people's transitions to adulthood. While there are areas of consensus (hetero-normative goals of marriage and children by age 35), traditionally…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Heterosexuality
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Reynolds, Michael; Trehan, Kiran – Gender and Education, 2001
Develops a proposal for learning from the differences that are present in the milieu of postgraduate programs based on a participative design. Using examples of students' and teachers' experiences with difference, it describes the "classroom as real world" as a basis for understanding differences. Explores tensions teachers may encounter…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)
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Riddell, Sheila; Baron, Stephen; Wilson, Alastair – Gender and Education, 2001
Discusses the gendered experiences and lifelong learning opportunities of people with learning difficulties (LD). Notes theories of late modernity, their use by feminist and disability studies theorists, and their relationship to a learning society. Using case studies, argues that the identities of people with LD are not chosen freely from many…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities
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Sharp, Bob – Gender and Education, 2001
Examined the Scottish Mountain Leader Training Board's training and assessment scheme for mountain leaders, how people progressed through the scheme, why they entered and left, and how men and women viewed particular aspects of the scheme. Surveys indicated that there were gender differences in occupational status, in the way men and women used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leaders, Leadership Training, Sex Bias
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Harrison, Lyn – Gender and Education, 2000
Uses data from an evaluation of a high school sexuality education program to examine gender relations and production of difference. Participating schools incorporated teaching and learning that normalized sexual diversity and explored HIV-related discrimination and homophobia. Discussion of gender, power, and menstruation and heterosexism and…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Females, Foreign Countries, Health Education
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Whitelaw, Sarah; Milosevic, Lena; Daniels, Sandra – Gender and Education, 2000
Examined high schools students' attitudes toward and perceptions of academic achievement and student behavior, and the relationship between the two, in relation to both gender and age. Student surveys focused on popularity, behavior, effort, mutual support, academic success, and discipline. Results highlighted differences in boys' and girls'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, High School Students, High Schools
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Blaxer, Loraine; Hughes, Christina; Preston, Rosemary; Martin, Jane – Gender and Education, 2000
Reflects on the direction and progress of feminist debates in education from 1995-2000, outlining this journal's extracurricular developments and analyzing the content of papers published in the journal during those years. The analysis both confirms some stereotypes of feminist scholarship relating to education and highlights the impact of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Feminism
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Tett, Lyn – Gender and Education, 2000
Examined the gendered experiences of 18 working-class participants in higher education through the analysis of interviews related to schooling, later learning, students' views of higher education, and attitudes toward being working class. Findings emphasize the construction of masculine and feminine identities and the mediating effects of gender…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Students, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
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Damarin, Suzanne K. – Gender and Education, 2000
Rejects assumptions that women's mathematical abilities and attitudes relate to biological, psychological, and social factors, assuming that women make many decisions regarding mathematics. Challenges the assumption that within western culture, mathematical ability is an unequivocal good desired and sought by all. Examines characteristics shared…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Higher Education, Mathematics Skills
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