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Shen, Lisa Chu – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
School stories in contemporary China, which target a pre- and early-adolescent readership, frequently evoke representations of girlhood and boyhood in normative gender terms. The present article considers issues of femininity and gender in "Tomboy Dai An" ("Jia Xiaozi Dai An"), one among a series of commercially successful…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Femininity, Gender Differences, Authors
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Nelson, Larry J.; Hart, Craig H.; Yang, Chongming; Wu, Peixia; Jin, Shenghua – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
This study examined via teacher reports the behavioral correlates of different forms of nonsocial play among Chinese preschoolers, as well as potential gender differences in the linkages in a sample of preschoolers (249 boys, 257 girls) from two cities in mainland China. Measurement models estimated with two-group confirmatory factor analyses…
Descriptors: Play, Prosocial Behavior, Aggression, Females
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Yang, Yihua; Zhang, Linxiu; Zeng, Junxia; Pang, Xiaopeng; Lai, Fang; Rozelle, Scott – Computers & Education, 2013
Experts agree that computers and computing play an important role in education. Since the 1980s there has been a debate about gender as it relates to computers and education. However, results regarding gender differences concerning computer use in education are not consistent. In particular there is little work done in China on this issue.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Females, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers
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Zhang, Jie; Jia, Shuhua; Jiang, Chao; Sun, Jie – Death Studies, 2006
Studying the characteristics of attempted suicide is helpful in knowing the background of some completed suicides and improving prevention or intervention strategies. This current study analyzed data of 74 suicide attempters and 92 accident injured patients admitted to 6 hospital emergency rooms in an area of Northeastern China and found both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Females, Marital Instability
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This May 27, 2005 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Fullbright of the Mind" (Phelps, Christopher); (2) "The Matchmaker:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, College Faculty, Higher Education