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Tao, Sharon – Gender and Education, 2019
Tanzania has made great strides in improving access to education; however, concerns about the quality of this education persist due to reports of teacher absenteeism, distraction and lack of preparation. Given this situation, this study aimed to investigate teachers' values and contexts to provide nuanced understandings of teacher practice and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Women Faculty, Teachers
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Amsler, Sarah; Motta, Sara C. – Gender and Education, 2019
In this paper, we offer a critique of neoliberal power from the perspective of the gendered, sexualised, raced and classed politics of motherhood in English universities. By using dialogical auto-ethnographic methods to examine our own past experiences as full-time employed mother-academics, we demonstrate how feminist academic praxis can not only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Commercialization, Politics of Education
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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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Acker, Sandra; Wagner, Anne – Gender and Education, 2019
A considerable scholarship now describes the increasing neoliberalization of universities and the accompanying impacts on academic research and researchers. However, less attention has been devoted to issues of research project leadership, especially for academics with feminist commitments. This article reports results of a qualitative study of 12…
Descriptors: Feminism, Neoliberalism, College Faculty, Females
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Schroeder, Stephanie; Currin, Elizabeth; McCardle, Todd – Gender and Education, 2018
This article explores the widespread and growing public backlash against high-stakes standardised testing in the United States, following the parent-led Opt Out movement's quest to dismantle neoliberal educational policy by coaching children to boycott standardised tests. We analyse how our participants, mothers and female teachers in Opt Out…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Standardized Tests, High Stakes Tests
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Ashencaen Crabtree, Sara; Shiel, Chris – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper explores the perceptions and experiences of women academics in the UK, participating in a small-scale qualitative study exploring career progression and encountered institutional obstacles. The accounts are considered in terms of both disadvantageous institutional strategies and interpersonal ones governing day-to-day working…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Women Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Career Development
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Angervall, Petra – Gender and Education, 2018
Changes in the higher education system have resulted in increased demands on effectiveness and marketisation. These demands have changed what it means to do academic work. In this study, 19 female academic lecturers have been interviewed in order to get them to reflect upon their opportunities and conditions in career. The aim is to analyse how…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Careers, Gender Differences
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Berdousis, Ioannis; Kordaki, Maria – Gender and Education, 2018
This study focuses on the investigation of gender representation of faculty members of all ranks (professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers) of Computing and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in Greek tertiary education during the decade 2003-2013. To this end, a quantitative study was conducted,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Cortes Santiago, Ileana; Karimi, Nastaran; Arvelo Alicea, Zaira R. – Gender and Education, 2017
The neoliberal conceptualisation of institutions of higher education positions them as transnational corporations of knowledge production that sell services internationally. In this context, realities are experienced differently based on attributes such as class, gender, race, region, and increasingly religion. As a result, women in academia, but…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Higher Education, Ethnography, Teaching Assistants
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Subbaye, Reshma; Vithal, Renuka – Gender and Education, 2017
Teaching is increasingly being considered for inclusion in academic promotions in a number of universities. This raises questions about how teaching is appraised in relation to research; and which teaching criteria contribute to promotions outcomes. This article investigates these questions from a gender perspective by statistically analysing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Gender Differences, Statistical Analysis
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Falter, Michelle M. – Gender and Education, 2016
This article brings into conversation theories of performance and performativity to argue that the analogy of a teacher as a performer is a very complex discourse that both empowers and disempowers women teachers. As the field of teachers is increasingly comprised of women and the education policy and administrative leadership fields is…
Descriptors: Performance, Females, Teachers, Cultural Influences
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Nyachae, Tiffany M. – Gender and Education, 2016
Millennial Black women teachers wrestle with two simultaneous burdens: disrupting the racist and sexist status quo of schooling through curriculum, and employing tactics to survive school politics among their majority White women colleagues. This article describes how the "Sisters of Promise" (SOP) curriculum aligned with Black feminism…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Feminism, Curriculum Development, Females
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Balfour, Beatrice Jane Vittoria – Gender and Education, 2016
This article investigates whether the memories of women's movements that grew out of the Italian Resistance to the Nazi-Fascist Regime during the Second World War have left any legacy to women teachers in early childhood education. The article focuses on the case of internationally renowned and high-quality schools for young children, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Activism, Social Change
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Leberman, Sarah I.; Eames, Brigit; Barnett, Shirley – Gender and Education, 2016
Women consistently remain underrepresented in senior academic roles within the academy worldwide. Academics increasingly require research funding to conduct research, leading to publications, both of which can then be used for promotion applications. This article explores fourteen academic women's experiences of the research funding process in New…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Women Faculty, Experience
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Zippel, Kathrin; Ferree, Myra Marx; Zimmermann, Karin – Gender and Education, 2016
We examine how global pressures for competitiveness and gender equality have merged into a discourse of "inclusive excellence" in the twenty-first century and shaped three recent German higher education programmes. After placing these programmes in the larger discourse about gender inequalities, we focus on how they adapt current global…
Descriptors: Competition, Sex Fairness, Standards, Foreign Countries
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