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ERIC Number: EJ590668
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0954-0253
Becoming a Mature Student: Gendered Narratives of the Self.
Britton, Carolyn; Baxter, Arthur
Gender and Education, v11 n2 p179-93 Jun 1999
Explores the process of personal and social transformation involved in becoming a mature student through the construction of four narratives derived from the biographical accounts of 21 students entering higher education. Demonstrates the gendered nature of conceptions of self in these accounts. Shows that education is a key site for the construction of identity. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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