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Flintoff, A.; Fitzgerald, H.; Scraton, S. – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2008
Researching the intersection of class, race, gender, sexuality and disability raises many issues for educational research. Indeed, Maynard (2002, 33) has recently argued that "difference is one of the most significant, yet unresolved, issues for feminist and social thinking at the beginning of the twentieth century". This paper reviews…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Research, Sexuality, Gender Differences
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David, Miriam E. – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2004
This article uses feminist methodologies of critical and personal reflections to consider the contributions that feminist sociology and sociology of education have made to developments in the pedagogies and practices of higher education, particularly professional and postgraduate education. First, the article reviews the contributions of women and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Feminism, Females, Political Attitudes
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Colley, Helen – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2007
Policy-makers in the UK and Europe have become concerned with the successful management of transitions in learning as a means of increasing the competitiveness of their economies. Transitions relating to informal as well as formal learning have also been an important focus for the sociology of education. In this paper, I review alternative ways in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Sociology, Feminism, Females