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Nourie, Amy E.; Harris, Victor W. – World Journal of Education, 2018
LGBTQ children are overrepresented in the foster care system in the United States. These children are also at higher risk for homelessness and suicide. While there are some legal protections for this population, more research and advocacy are needed to help these young people thrive despite their situations. An intersectional feminist perspective…
Descriptors: Feminism, Homosexuality, Youth, Children
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Earles, Jennifer – Gender and Education, 2017
Children's literature helps young people make sense of gender. However, while books offer children the imaginative ability to create their own worlds, normative gender can manifest in characters and stories. The study described in this article draws upon "disruptive" storytimes with 114 preschool children, interviews with 20 parents and…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Gender Issues, Preschool Children, Interviews
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McCabe, Janice – Teaching Sociology, 2013
This article describes and evaluates the Gender Attitude and Belief Inventory (GABI), a teaching tool designed to aid students in (a) realizing how sociological theory links to their personal beliefs and (b) exploring any combination of 11 frequently used theoretical perspectives on gender, including both conservative theories (physiological,…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Teaching Methods, Sociology, Social Theories