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Harford, Judith; Redmond, Jennifer – Gender and Education, 2021
This article examines the perspectives of 14 primary school teachers subjected to a marriage ban in Ireland between 1932 and 1958. This oral history study provides a unique platform to examine the construction and articulation of these women's historical memories. Interrogating their perspectives on the marriage ban provides an important window…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Marriage, Women Faculty
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Kahn, Michele; Gorski, Paul C. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
Challenges confront lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and transgender public school teachers or those who are perceived as such or who desire to be open about their sexual orientations or gender identities or expression. Teachers who do not conform to gender and sexual orientation norms currently are and historically have been the subject of…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Homosexuality, Gender Bias, Public School Teachers
McCandless, Amy Thompson – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2009
The interrelated nature of gender and racial constructs in the culture of the southern United States accounts for much of the historical prejudice against coeducation in the region's institutions of higher education. This essay offers a historical perspective on gender discrimination on the campuses of Southern universities from the attempts to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational History, Coeducation, Campuses
Cazers, Gunars – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of the following article-style dissertation was to present the life histories of three exemplary physical educators, to give them voice, explore ways in which they experienced marginalization, and describe how they persevered in spite of difficulties they experienced in their careers. The participants included (a) Robin, a female…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Physical Education, Socialization, Self Efficacy
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Gresham, Gloria; Sampson, Pauline – Athens Journal of Education, 2019
In the United States (U.S.), women are drastically underrepresented in the role of school superintendent. Women who seek the job face overwhelming barriers and exhibit characteristics different from men causing challenges in obtaining the superintendency. In this study, a content analysis was conducted of the 43 U.S. dissertations relating to…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Women Administrators, Disproportionate Representation, Administrator Role
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Fischer, Ann R.; Bolton Holz, Kenna – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2010
Popular media convey notions that the United States is a postfeminist culture, where sexism is a thing of the past and gender equality prevails. Empirical data suggest otherwise. Further, links between group-based discrimination and psychological distress have been well documented (e.g., in bisexual and gay Latino men, African Americans, Asian…
Descriptors: Females, Social Action, Mental Health, Adolescents
Zongrone, Adrian D.; Truong, Nhan L.; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), 2020
Existing research has illustrated that Native American, American Indian, and Alaska Native youth (referred to, henceforth, as Native and Indigenous youth in this report) as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth often face unique challenges at school related to their marginalized identities. A long history of violence…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Minority Group Students, Social Bias, Racial Bias
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Freedman, Eric B.; Roberts, Scott L. – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2013
Two articles are presented in this column. "Life in an Auto Factory: Simulating how Labor and Management Interact" by Eric B. Freedman describes a classroom simulation of management and labor relations in an auto factory. Classroom handouts are included. The next article, "Women of Action and County Names: Mary Musgrove County--Why…
Descriptors: Simulation, Classroom Techniques, Program Descriptions, Labor Relations
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Takayanagi, Taeko; Shimomura, Takayuki – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2013
This paper addresses the life and educational experiences of Ainu women, using the framework of postcolonial feminist theory. It explores the extent to which two factors--gender and ethnic minority status--affect young Ainu women as they attempt to enter mainstream society. The authors analyse life history interviews from three Ainu women aged 25.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Feminism, Social Theories
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Bolovan, Sorina Paula – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2009
No one disputes today the fact that, for centuries, the diversity of traditions and cultures has been one of the major assets of both Europe and Romania, and that during the past decades the principle of tolerance has become the guarantee of a European open society aware of the importance of its cultural diversity. In this 21st century, in Romania…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Prosocial Behavior, Minority Groups, Cultural Pluralism
Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Zhang, Yi – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2010
Throughout the world, gender defines an omnipresent and personal identity. Historically gender effects have ventured far beyond the biological aspects of reproduction and deep into societal constraints of action, appearance, freedom, and destiny. Gender provides convenient labels, descriptions, and expectations. Unfortunately history provides many…
Descriptors: Oral History, Siblings, Mothers, Daughters
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Kaminer, Debbie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
The lesson described in this article includes a number of overlapping learning goals. The first goal is to develop students' understanding of the complexities associated with the legal regulation of business in the United States. This case study is an excellent means of doing so, since it involves numerous interrelated legal issues. Real-world…
Descriptors: Sex, Gender Differences, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education
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Rodriguez, Jason; Rodriguez, Naomi Glenn-Levin; Freeman, Kendralin – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2020
We argue that student evaluations of teaching (SETs) are a key tactic for justifying and maintaining white male dominance in US higher education. As such, tenure and promotion processes that rely on SETs as a measure of 'teaching quality' reproduce racial and gender inequality. We situate the contemporary use of SETs amidst a long history of…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Racial Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Tenure
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Friend, Jennifer – American Educational History Journal, 2007
Parochial and private schools in the United States have maintained opportunities for students to attend same-gender settings without interference from policies governing public education. The gender composition and curriculum of public schools, however, have been influenced by societal regulations and expectations that have often utilized…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Private Schools, Federal Legislation, Educational Opportunities
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Hagues, Rachel – Children & Schools, 2017
Despite positive changes made in Tanzania to promote gender equality, discrimination toward women and girls still exists, especially in some remote areas. Often such inequality exists within family, schools, and the community, leading to a devaluing of girls that results in normalization of their exploitation. The author discusses findings from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Bias, Gender Bias, Females
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