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Lewis, Maria M.; Garces, Liliana M.; Frankenberg, Erica – Educational Researcher, 2019
As the federal entity in charge of enforcing civil rights law, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) plays a critical role in addressing the vast inequities that exist in U.S. education. Through an analysis of the policy guidance OCR issued for a number of areas during the Obama administration, we illustrate the agency's…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Civil Rights, Agency Role, Law Enforcement
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Holloway-Friesen, Holly – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This study examined the role culture and college environment had on the perception of ethnic and gender career barriers of 138 Latino/a college students. Specifically, background characteristics (i.e., parent education, immigration status, and sex), acculturation, enculturation, and college environment on perceived ethnic/gender barriers were…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Acculturation, College Environment, Gender Differences
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Yang, Yang; Carroll, Doris Wright – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
Women remain underrepresented in both science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce and academia. In this quantitative study, we focused on female faculty across STEM disciplines and their experiences in higher educational institutions through the lens of microaggressions theory. Two questions were addressed: (a) whether and…
Descriptors: Aggression, STEM Education, Gender Differences, Women Faculty
Rodkey, Justin B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education (The United States Department of Justice, n.d.). Although Title IX was enacted over 45 years ago, college athletic departments remain non-compliant with the law (U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 2016; Women's Law…
Descriptors: College Athletics, College Administration, Administrator Attitudes, College Faculty
Riddell, Christopher M. – Online Submission, 2018
This quantitative study uses a survey to determine how public school teachers perceive the efficacy of the intervention of the Dignity For All Student's Act on the climate of civility in the classroom at one specific public middle school located in Upstate New York. The intent is to explore the perceived efficacy of the intervention put into place…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Human Dignity, Program Implementation
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Burkinshaw, Paula; Cahill, Jane; Ford, Jacqueline – Education Sciences, 2018
Debates on the absence of women in senior organizational roles continue to proliferate but relatively little attention is paid to the Higher Education (HE) context in which women in leadership roles are seriously under-represented. However, higher education is now central to UK political discourse given the growing controversy around student fees,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Women Faculty, Gender Differences, Leadership Role
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Nuñez-Pardo, Astrid – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2018
This review article addresses tensions, critiques and trends that are still latent in mainstream research on English textbooks that have looked at their intercultural aspects, which need to be explored from the perspective of critical interculturality to resist the instrumental, regulatory, homogenizing and commercial nature of textbooks developed…
Descriptors: Textbooks, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Wheeler, Greg – International Journal for Educational Integrity, 2018
The recent scandal involving Tokyo Medical University's practice of restricting the number of incoming students, primarily female, by systematically lowering their entrance exam scores has once again shone a spotlight on the issue of gender discrimination in Japan. The bulk of the media coverage to date has centered on the manner in which the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Schools, Gender Discrimination, Selective Admission
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Bada, Erdogan; Genc, Bilal – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Discussion on sexism regarding language focuses on how women are discriminated against in our daily language and in academic writing. Although we are against any kind of discrimination, when it comes to dealing with this phenomenon in language and language use, we should be more careful. Language is not only a symbolic means whereby humans…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Gender Discrimination, Females, Language Usage
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Taber, Nancy – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2018
In countries with all-volunteer force (AVF) militaries, most citizens do not learn about the military through first-hand experience. For instance, 90,000 people serve in the Canadian Armed Forces (Government of Canada n.d.) out of an adult working-age population (20-70 years old) of 23,202,523 people (StatsCan 2013), which comes to 0.39% of the…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Females, Military Service, War
Abdalla, Sarah – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this literature review is to examine the experiences and representation of minority women in United States higher education faculty positions. There are a multitude of issues that derive from the lack of diversification in the workforce: unequal representation, a lack of cultural-social understanding and insufficient relationship…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, College Faculty, Diversity (Faculty)
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Morrissette, Victoria; Jesme, Shannon; Hunter, Cheryl – Educational Studies, 2018
Gendered stereotypes persist in American classrooms despite efforts to create equitable learning environments. Within this qualitative study, we examined both teachers' and administrators' perceptions of gender in the classroom and present the data of the continued gender bias among some educators in their own words. The data showed teachers and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Gender Bias
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Beese, Jane A.; Martin, Jennifer L. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
The recent federal guidance and litigation on transgender students have increased public awareness of the legal rights of transgender students. Title IX regulations have long permitted school districts to segregate male and female students in separate but comparable toilet, shower, and locker room facilities, but the legal issue presented by…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Court Litigation, Legal Responsibility, Student Rights
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Miller, sj – Multicultural Perspectives, 2018
Gender and gender identity are policed by the social environment in myriad ways. For those who challenge normative binaries, they can be positioned to experience different forms of violence. Though mindsets, social movements, and changes in policies have spurred material, social, and economic gains for those who challenge expectations of gender…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Gender Issues, Social Environment, Social Attitudes
Mitchell, Melanie L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
African American women in student affairs face negative experiences as they seek to move along their career paths, including discrimination based on race and gender, tokenism, and microaggressive behavior. This qualitative interview study explored the professional experiences of 25 African American women middle level managers (MLMs) employed at…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, African Americans, Women Administrators, Middle Management
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