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Shields, Stephanie A.; Dicicco, Elaine C. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2011
The social psychology of gender has grown to become a thriving, scientifically sound research theme that encompasses a wide variety of topics and questions. The story of how this came to be has been told from a number of perspectives (e.g., Crawford & Marecek, 1989; Deaux, 1999; Rutherford, Vaughn-Blount, & Ball, 2010; Unger, 1998). In this…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Personality, Social Psychology, Sexual Identity
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Jack, Dana Crowley – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2011
In this article, the author reflects on the Silencing the Self Scale (STSS) and blends her personal and professional thoughts about self-silencing, gender, and depression. For her, the despair of depression deeply involves questions of value and meaning, culture and freedom. The STSS grew from listening to depressed women's voices. From them, the…
Descriptors: Freedom, Measures (Individuals), Depression (Psychology), Self Concept
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Muehlenhard, Charlene L. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2011
In this article, the author writes a commentary about an article that she wrote with Marcia McCoy (Muehlenhard & McCoy, 1991). In that article, they "tested the hypothesis that the sexual double standard, which gives more sexual freedom to men than to women, might in some situations make women reluctant to acknowledge their desire for sexual…
Descriptors: Females, Sexuality, Stereotypes, Hypothesis Testing
Martino, Wayne – Education Canada, 2011
For some time now, school boards, Ministries of Education, and the popular media have been expressing concerns about failing boys and how best to meet their needs, framing these concerns in terms of a crisis in which boys are the "new disadvantaged". This perspective does not provide an accurate representation of the problem and, in fact, detracts…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Sexuality, Gender Differences, Males
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Eccles, Jacquelynne – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2011
I summarize a theoretical model of the social, cultural, and psychological influences on achievement-related choices and outline how this model can help us understand gendered educational and occupational choices. I argue that both gender differences and individual differences within each gender in educational and occupational choices are linked…
Descriptors: Socialization, Academic Achievement, Physical Sciences, Values
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Bianchini, Julie A. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2011
In this response to Konstantinos Alexakos, Jayson K. Jones, and Victor H. Rodriguez's study, I discuss ways attending to student membership in groups can both inform research on equity and diversity in science education and improve the teaching of science to all students. My comments are organized into three sections: how underrepresented…
Descriptors: Females, Student Participation, Teacher Role, Science Teachers
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Achenbach, Thomas M. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2011
The special section articles demonstrate the importance of informant discrepancies. They also illustrate challenges posed by discrepancies, plus opportunities for advancing research and practice. This commentary addresses these cross-cutting issues: (a) Discrepancies affect many kinds of assessment besides ratings of children's problems. (b)…
Descriptors: Measurement, Error of Measurement, Evaluation Methods, Young Children
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Wiggins, David K. – Quest, 2011
Of all the issues raised by Karla A. Henderson in her presentation, it is the intervention strategies and suggestions to improve the research dealing with African American women and physical activity and leisure pursuits that the author finds most intriguing and valuable. He could not agree more that investigators need to be aware that African…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Females, Physical Activity Level, African Americans
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Nagam, Julie – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2011
The cityscape holds the memories of indigenous bones and bodies that resurrect a deep sense of place that exists in the landscape of the city of Toronto. This deep sense of place is part of a connection to the land and stories of place. In this article, the author bridges the creative work of Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore with the living…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Areas, Municipalities, Geographic Location
Smith, Nicola – Adults Learning, 2011
Families across the country are facing hard times. With inflation rising much faster than earnings, unemployment stubbornly high and the government about to embark on the most severe programme of fiscal austerity since the Second World War, living standards are being squeezed and women are on the frontline. With 80 billion British pounds set to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Living Standards, Public Policy
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American Journal of Play, 2010
An authority on the history of American children and families, Steven Mintz is a professor of history at Columbia University, where he also directs the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Teaching Center. Previously, he was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and the Moores Professor of…
Descriptors: Play, Children, Social History, Child Development
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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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Petersen, Eva Bendix; Davies, Bronwyn – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2010
In this article the authors take up the invitation to respond to the previous articles in the special issue. They discuss why it is so difficult to speak and write about gender and sexuality, and difference more generally, in the neoliberalised university. They make the case that the neoliberal university engages and uses categorical difference,…
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Organizational Change, Sexuality, Political Attitudes
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Britzman, Deborah P. – Gender and Education, 2010
This essay comments on the emotional difficulties psychoanalytic discussion introduces to conceptualising the poesis of gender through its reconsideration of the valence of aggression and its development in psychical reality. It returns to the 1936 lectures on the emotional life of gender given by Melanie Klein and Joan Riviere to a public about…
Descriptors: War, Figurative Language, Psychiatry, Sexual Identity
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Hummer, Robert A.; Hamilton, Erin R. – Future of Children, 2010
Robert Hummer and Erin Hamilton note that the prevalence of fragile families varies substantially by race and ethnicity. African Americans and Hispanics have the highest prevalence; Asian Americans, the lowest; and whites fall somewhere in the middle. The share of unmarried births is lower among most foreign-born mothers than among their U.S.-born…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, African Americans, Racial Differences, At Risk Persons
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