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Jørgensen, Anne Hovgaard – Gender and Education, 2019
This ethnographic study investigates cooperation between homes and schools in a Danish context from the perspective of 'ethnic minority fathers'. I analyse how experiences of an 'implicit' mistrust can make ethnic minority fathers reluctant to cooperate with child institutions such as schools. It is argued that this mistrust is related to a…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Parent Participation
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Scholes, Laura – Gender and Education, 2019
Drawing on interviews with 15 boys attending schools in low socioeconomic communities in Australia, this paper examines the multiplicity of contextual influences on boys' everyday reading experiences. Implementing an ecological metaphor, boys' narratives about (i) their attitudes towards reading at school (microsystem); (ii) parental beliefs about…
Descriptors: Working Class, Males, Reading Attitudes, Literature Appreciation
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Devine, Dympna; McGillicuddy, Deirdre – Gender and Education, 2019
This paper draws on exploratory research with Irish Traveller children. Using photographs taken by the children themselves to foreground both the 'good' things and 'things they would like to change' in their everyday lives, issues of family, home and, connectedness, love, and care emerged alongside deeply embedded (and embodied) experiences…
Descriptors: Migrants, Children, Foreign Countries, Photography
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Butler, Alana – Gender and Education, 2019
Quiltmaking has historically been an art form and socio-political tool among African-American women. This paper will examine quiltmaking among African-American women as a radical form of pedagogy that is grounded in an ethic of care. From the historical roots of slavery to contemporary social movements like "Black Lives Matter,"…
Descriptors: Handicrafts, African Americans, Females, African American History
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Restler, Victoria – Gender and Education, 2019
Images of teacher evaluation (and teacher value) represented through scores, which are plotted on charts and widely reported, have had a profound impact on how society views teachers' contributions, capacities, and worth and have, in turn, influenced school policies and practices. Drawing on a broader multimodal study, this article opens up a…
Descriptors: Caring, Teacher Role, Value Added Models, Neoliberalism
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Gallagher, Kathleen; Sahni, Urvashi – Gender and Education, 2019
Gallagher and Sahni elaborate on their decade-long collaboration, focussing here on their latest multi-sited ethnographic study, Youth, Theatre, Radical Hope and the Ethical Imaginary: an intercultural investigation of drama pedagogy, performance and civic engagement (2014-2019) and the pedagogy and theatre work carried out at Prerna School for…
Descriptors: Drama, Performance, Citizen Participation, Females
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Cahill, Caitlin; Alberto Quijada Cerecer, David; Reyna Rivarola, Alonso R.; Hernández Zamudio, José; Alvarez Gutiérrez, Leticia – Gender and Education, 2019
How might participatory creative praxes make visible a politics of critical care and new imaginaries for resisting the 'school-to-sweatshop pipeline'? Drawing upon arts-based participatory action research processes led by the urgent concerns of young people of color based in Salt Lake City, Utah, we consider the role of cultural production in…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Minority Group Students, Undocumented Immigrants
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Huang, Shin-ying – Gender and Education, 2019
This article argues that postfeminist influences on the multiple and interconnected narratives of fairy tales, both real and imagined, provide fertile ground from which to consider ideologies related to race, class, gender, and sexuality. It reports on a research the purpose of which was to engage students in a critical exploration of ideologies…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Fairy Tales, Race, Social Class
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Callahan, Sarah; Nicholas, Lucy – Gender and Education, 2019
Despite explicit focus on addressing gender inequality in educational settings in Australia, without challenging gender binarism, inequality will persist. This article demonstrates the everyday and implicit means through which hierarchical gender binaries continue to be perpetuated. Observational fieldwork undertaken in three Australian early…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Equal Education, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Roth, Solveig; Stuedahl, Dagny – Gender and Education, 2019
This article describes two young Norwegian ethnic-minority girls in their efforts to involve social networks and to position themselves as learners in the transition between lower and upper secondary school. The article explores how they experience future possibilities represented by education and how they use resources in negotiating their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Minority Groups, Females
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Bone, Jane – Gender and Education, 2019
The concept of domesticity plays out in early childhood educational settings and has a long tradition. Domesticity in its pre-domestic, domestic and post-domestic phases is used here as a site for reconsidering the role of Maria Montessori. The ideas put forward here are intended as a provocation and methodologically the device of constructing an…
Descriptors: Montessori Schools, Montessori Method, Early Childhood Education, Feminism
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Lyttleton-Smith, Jennifer – Gender and Education, 2019
This qualitative research paper discusses how the material environment of preschool classrooms contributes to early childhood experiences of gender. It applies poststructuralist and posthumanist concepts -- primarily Barad's agential-realism -- to analyse ethnographic data extracts drawn from the author's semi-longitudinal study in a UK nursery.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Classroom Environment, Social Attitudes
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Dyer, Hannah – Gender and Education, 2019
In this article, I contend that underneath the 2015 sex-ed debates in Ontario are deep-seated, psycho-socially entrenched problems related to thinking about childhood sexuality. I consider how the topic of sex-ed for children, over and above its actual curricular lessons, is marshaled to accomplish the work of the adult's psycho-social needs.…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Foreign Countries, Social Theories, Emotional Response
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Lindgren, Anne-Li – Gender and Education, 2019
Sex education has been a major concern that has run in parallel with the creation of the modern concept of childhood (innocence) in Western societies. When priests opposed sex education for children, teachers and physicians advocated the need for education. In Sweden, in the early twentieth century, two female physicians wrote a prize-winning…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Printed Materials, Guides
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Adriany, Vina – Gender and Education, 2019
This paper attempts to explore young children's construction of femininities in a kindergarten in Indonesia. Using a postdevelopmentalist and postcolonial approach, this paper seeks to understand how young children in the school develop, negotiate and resist existing gender construction. This paper is based on an ethnography research conducted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Preschool Children, Femininity
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