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Bryan, Nathaniel – Gender and Education, 2019
Play is a gendered activity among young children, especially boys. Boys often tend to be more actively engaged in the (re)production of gendered play. However, most research studies and conceptual papers have misread, ignored, devalued, or scrutinized the gendered ways Black boys engage in play. This idea is particularly true for Black boys who…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Sex Role, Cultural Influences, Young Children
Mostafa, Tarek – OECD Publishing, 2019
When new PISA data are published, many researchers around the world analyse them with the aim of shedding light on all sorts of questions. One question in search of an answer: why are women under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions? Using data from the Program for International Student Assessment…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Females, Career Choice, Science Careers
Porter, Anne Marie; Ivie, Rachel – AIP Statistical Research Center, 2019
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the representation and participation of women in physics and astronomy fields. The report describes the representation of women in high school physics enrollment, physics and astronomy degree completions, and faculty employment. In addition, it examines the representation of minority women at some…
Descriptors: Females, Physics, Astronomy, High Schools
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Galea, Simone – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
This paper argues for the active participation of women in philosophy of education and the importance of their sexually differentiated positions in pluralising knowledge. Drawing on the philosophical work of Luce Irigaray it explains how the feminine as other, has been symbolised as a dark epistemological cave from which those seeking universal…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Philosophy, Gender Differences, Femininity
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Jackson, Liz – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
Conference environments enable diverse roles for academics. However, conferences are hardly entered into by participants as equals. Academics enter into and experience professional environments differently according to culture, gender, race, ethnicity, class, and more. This paper considers from a philosophical perspective entering and initiating…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, College Faculty, Cultural Differences, Race
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Delaune, Andrea – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
Early childhood practice in Aotearoa New Zealand is guided by "Te Whariki," a curriculum which is rich in moral concepts. While there are opportunities for early childhood educators in Aotearoa New Zealand to reflect upon moral concepts in their educational settings, it is the position of this paper that critical engagement with these…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Gender Differences, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Öchsner, Marco; Murray, Georgina – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
We examine the emergence of the 'postfeminist' sensibility from feminist theory and praxis, and its relation and relevance to education. Analytical frameworks such as postfeminism and intersectionality have given equal weight to recognition-based struggles, such as those based on sexual, racial, class-based, gender-related identities. We follow…
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, Relevance (Education), Educational Philosophy
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Hurst, Allison L. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper explores one of the enduring small mysteries of student life -- why do women participate in study abroad programs more than men? To answer this question, original data collected from seniors and recent graduates of a sample of liberal arts colleges in the US were analyzed. Results show an intractable gender gap persisting, even after…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Social Class, Study Abroad, Liberal Arts
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Wright, Almeda – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2019
This article wrestles with the question "whose voice counts?" as an entrée into a discussion of the challenges students encounter in learning to value different epistemologies and that professors encounter in attempting to teach for inclusion of voices. The essay reflects on an experience teaching a graduate seminar on gender and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Power Structure, Graduate Students, Epistemology
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Heinecken, Dawn – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
Though critics have debated the gendered ideologies at work in the ballet book genre, discussion so far has overlooked how race shapes the meanings of such stories and the ways that stereotypes about black females have caused them to be excluded from representation in both the world of classical dance and ballet stories. This essay provides a…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Gender Differences, Ideology, Literary Genres
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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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Wickens, Corrine M. – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
Drawing from sociological and economic analyses of gender and work, this column explores issues of occupational gender segregation, privilege, and devaluation. Comparisons are made with increased female achievement at all levels in postsecondary education. The questions are then raised: If cultural devaluation of women and activities remains…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
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Hasan, Md. Mahmudul – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Given that social constructions and deeply embedded cultural misapprehensions about gender, together with conventional views of female intellectual ability, denied women entry into institutional education, Wollstonecraft and Rokeya mounted a literary campaign to promote female education in their respective societies. They argued that female…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational History
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McKnight, Lucinda – Gender and Education, 2018
This article looks to three inspirational Black women, bell hooks, Stacey McBride-Irby and Patricia Williams, in the pursuit of radical curriculum. While today curriculum is critiqued as racialised, gendered, sexualised and classed, the formats of curriculum documents such as text books, units of work and lesson plans have changed little. These…
Descriptors: African Americans, Gender Differences, Lesson Plans, Curriculum Design
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Arnot, Madeleine; Swartz, Sharlene – Journal of Moral Education, 2018
Promoting gender respect is essential to the development of both sexes and to gender equality. This article argues for the importance of moral education to support the struggle of girls and women to achieve respect within unequal and complex gender power relations, especially in poverty contexts. Evidence collected from a sequence of in-depth…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Moral Development, Sex Fairness, Females
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