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Barnett, Pamela E. – Liberal Education, 2013
Peggy McIntosh (1988) famously unpacked what she called an "invisible knapsack" of privileges socially conferred upon whites, men, and heterosexuals (1988). She argued that not only are women and minorities at a disadvantage, but those with social power enjoy benefits that are both unearned and unjustified. We often accept those…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Social Influences, Identification (Psychology)
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Sueyoshi, Amy – History Teacher, 2013
While whiteness studies at most institutions aims to expose the persistence of white supremacy to a disbelieving audience, whiteness studies within the College of Ethnic Studies (COES) at San Francisco State University (SFSU) begins with the assumption that racism still exists. The course then traces how whiteness is constructed and fortified to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Whites, Power Structure, Racial Bias
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Kissack, Heather – Journal of European Industrial Training, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to conceptually discuss whether and how feminine voice is muted within e-mails in organizations; the implications of which are substantial and far-reaching for human resource development (HRD) professionals as well as the HRD field as a whole. Design/methodology/approach: Utilizing the approach and arguments…
Descriptors: Cues, Females, Human Resources, Gender Differences
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Haase, Malcolm – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2010
This paper interrogates the relationship between the social distance men have from children, fear, and the social expectation that men will be capable of managing student (mis)behaviours. Briefly, the central argument is that the social distance men, as a group, have from children, and child protection concerns of men working with children can…
Descriptors: Discipline, Foreign Countries, Males, Correlation
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Gander, Michelle – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2010
Much has been written about the glass ceiling and pay differentials in higher and further education (HE, FE) for women academics (McTavish and Miller 2009, Rees 2007) but very little about discrepancies for women "professional managers" within UK higher education. Professional managers as a term needs to be defined as universities call…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Females, Salary Wage Differentials
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Dieltiens, Veerle; Unterhalter, Elaine; Letsatsi, Setungoane; North, Amy – Perspectives in Education, 2009
Gender equity is one of the foundational principles of the national Department of Education, but there is not a shared understanding of its meaning. Based on interviews conducted in 2008 with officials in the Department of Education, we argue that there are two basic approaches to gender equity. The first, which we term "gender blind",…
Descriptors: Females, Sex Fairness, Politics of Education, Gender Discrimination
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Cole, Barbara – Support for Learning, 2007
The last twenty years have seen the proliferation of policies calling for the development of home-school relations and home-school partnerships, for it is argued that it is important for the educational success of all children that parents and professionals share aims, values and responsibilities. The dominant discourse around home-school…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Mothers, Parents, Family School Relationship
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Paechter, Carrie – Gender and Education, 2006
This paper is basically about terminology. In it I discuss the terms "masculinity" and "femininity" and how they relate to being male and being female. My theme arises from an increasing difficulty that I am finding in understanding how individual identities relate to dominant constructions of masculinity and femininity. Christine Skelton and…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Masculinity, Males, Females
Gill, Zoe – Australian Educational Researcher, 2005
Over recent years there has been widespread concern for masculinity and the education of boys in Australia. In the policy arena, this has involved a federal parliamentary inquiry into the education of boys ("Boys: Getting it Right: Report on the inquiry into the education of boys", October 2002) and a federal government response to this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Masculinity, Federal Government
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Sinclair, Amanda – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2004
Ideas about leadership in education, as in other areas of professional practice, increasingly borrow from management and business thinking. In this article I provide a commentary and critique of contemporary leadership in the form of a narrative of my own experience as an educator in a business school. My experience as a woman teacher of largely…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Females, Business Administration Education