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Cubero, Mercedes; Santamaría, Andrés; Rebollo, Mª Ángeles; Cubero, Rosario; García, Rafael; Vega, Luisa – Gender and Education, 2015
This article is focused on the analysis of the narratives produced by a group of teachers, experts in coeducation, while they were discussing their everyday activities. They are responsible for the implementation of a Plan for Gender Equality in public secondary schools in Andalusia (Spain). This study is based on contributions about doing gender…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Coeducation, Personal Narratives, Secondary School Teachers
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Morondo Taramundi, Dolores – Gender and Education, 2016
The aim of this article is to pose some questions concerning "kairos" and feminist activism. In recent years state feminism in Spain has been presented as a "success story" of legislative victories and policy programmes regarding women' equality and equal opportunities. Only two years ago, feminist movements in Spain showed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Feminism, Activism
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Lee, Jackie F. K. – Gender and Education, 2014
This article seeks to investigate whether the improvement of the status of women in Hong Kong in recent decades, effected through various efforts to promote the values of equal opportunity concepts, is reflected in patterns of gender representation in primary school textbooks used in Hong Kong. A comparison of a popular series of primary school…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Females, Elementary Schools, Textbooks
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Oram, Alison – Gender and Education, 2007
In this article, the author focuses on the women of the National Union of Women Teachers (NUWT) who were a particularly important group of professional women workers, whose politics illuminated themes which were current in the feminist history-writing of the 1980s and 1990s. What the author found particularly striking about the feminist teachers…
Descriptors: Feminism, Activism, Employed Women, Unions
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Aveling, Nado – Gender and Education, 2002
Longitudinally examined how young Australian women who attended school during an era of equal opportunity made career decisions and perceived their unfolding lives. Respondents considered themselves active agents in constructing their own futures, and gender did not control their destinies. While they succeeded on male terms, many competing…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Employed Women, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females
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Osgood, Jayne – Gender and Education, 2005
In this paper I undertake a critical discourse analysis of the recent recruitment drive the Sure Start Unit has waged on Government web pages to encourage greater access to, and uptake of, careers in childcare. I argue that the messages inherent within the Sure Start Unit's rhetoric are laden with classed notions about who should enter the…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Child Caregivers, Child Care Occupations, Females
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Lees, Sue; Scott, Maria – Gender and Education, 1990
Evaluates the effect of equal opportunity legislation on women's role in British higher education. Finds some progress in curricular change but many obstacles to women's participation in administration. Proposes a transformational model that would democratize institutions. (DM)
Descriptors: College Administration, Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Arends, Janny; Volman, Monique – Gender and Education, 1992
The Dutch government's national policy on equal educational opportunities combines equal opportunities and difference/equivalence approaches and overlooks necessary changes to the gender inequality-producing educational system. The Inner London (England) Education Authority's (ILEA's) local policy combines egalitarian and radical terminologies,…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, City Government, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Chronnell, Angela – Gender and Education, 1990
Describes the development and implementation of an equal opportunity policy at Hillcroft College, Surbiton (England) a residential women's college. After an initial period of controversy involving increased tension and conflict, cooperative structures evolved that enabled the policy to be put into practice. (DM)
Descriptors: Ethnic Discrimination, Females, Foreign Countries, Minority Groups
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Tinklin, Teresa; Croxford, Linda; Ducklin, Alan; Frame, Barbara – Gender and Education, 2005
The last century, in particular the latter half, saw radical shifts in the roles and expectations of women in society. This article investigates the views of 14- to 16-year-olds in the year 2000 on work and family roles, exploring both their general views on gender roles and their own personal aspirations for the future. In general the young…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Geen, A. G. – Gender and Education, 1989
A survey of secondary schools in England and Wales indicates that, due largely to sex stereotypes, a minority of male students is likely to study home economics. Among strategies to ensure equal educational opportunity, "special escalator" and "equal outcomes" approaches are more effective than "unlocked door" or…
Descriptors: Elective Courses, Equal Education, Family Influence, Females
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Kjeldal, Sue-Ellen; Rindfleish, Jennifer; Sheridan, Alison – Gender and Education, 2005
A glass ceiling for women still exists in academia after two decades of equal employment opportunity (EEO) legislation in Australia. There are complex factors that when combined make gender inequity in the higher education sector highly resistant to change. Using personal histories as a reflexive device, the paper makes explicit the embedded male…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Sex Fairness
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Sinha Mukherjee, Sucharita – Gender and Education, 2015
This paper attempts to explore the connections between expanding female education and the participation of women in paid employment in Japan, China and India, three of Asia's largest economies. Analysis based on existing data and literature shows that despite the large expansion in educational access in these countries in the last half century,…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Females, Cultural Differences, Cross Cultural Studies
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Arora, Ranjit Kaur – Gender and Education, 1989
Explores equal opportunities policies in the United Kingdom with specific reference to issues of gender and race in education, and examines the practical and political implications of these policies for educational institutions. Considers the interplay of sexism and racism affecting Black women in Britain, especially in their employment as…
Descriptors: Black Teachers, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Kruse, Anne-Mette – Gender and Education, 1992
Danish coeducational elementary school teachers are conducting innovative pedagogical projects and use sex segregation as an organizational method in introducing and developing equal opportunities and antisexist pedagogical initiatives. Teachers committed to gender equity and antisexism and who are close to their students can effectively use the…
Descriptors: Coeducation, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
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