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Leonardi, Bethy – Journal of Education Policy, 2017
In this article, I examine the relationship between large-scale social discourses and local, school discourses as it plays out in conversations about gender and sexuality with and among teachers, specifically in the context of the passage of the Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act in California. Grounded in feminist…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Middle Schools, Faculty Development, Middle School Teachers
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Whaley, Rachel Bridges; Hayes-Smith, Justin; Hayes-Smith, Rebecca – Crime & Delinquency, 2013
A gender gap in alcohol and drug use exists but is somewhat smaller than the gender gap in other forms of delinquency. This article extends studies that examine the gender-delinquency relationship to substance use in particular and estimate the extent to which major risk and protective factors mediate the association between gender and alcohol and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Delinquency
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Sosa-Provencio, Mia Angélica – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2016
This Chicana Critical Feminist Testimonio reveals a Mexican/Mexican-American Ethic of Care and Testimonios of struggle and survival informing curriculum and pedagogy of one Mexican/Mexican-American female educator of predominantly Mexican/Mexican-American students. This work is part of a larger ethnographic study conducted through multiple…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Hispanic Americans, Females, Feminism
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Tischler, Amy; McCaughtry, Nate – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2011
This study used hegemonic masculinity theory to examine the intersection of masculinities and school physical education from the perspectives of boys who embodied masculinities that were marginalized. Over a 13-week period using present-focused, student-centered, qualitative methodological approaches, we observed, interviewed, and worked in small…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Males, Masculinity
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Mitchell, Katharyne; Elwood, Sarah – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2012
This study highlights the power of place, and reconceptualizes geography education as integral to the larger project of teaching for democratic citizenship. Using an interactive web platform, the researchers asked 29 seventh grade girls to research and map significant cultural and historical places associated with an ethnic group, or women, in the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Action Research, Resource Allocation, Teaching Methods
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Williams, Rhonda L.; Ferber, Abby L. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2008
This article discusses an innovative program, Smart-Girl, developed in collaboration among feminist scholars, educators, and business women concerned with intervening in and improving the lives of adolescent girls in their community. This program is unique not only in its success, but also in the social and emotional impact it has had on the high…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Service Learning, Teaching Methods