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Geertsema-Sligh, Margaretha; Bachmann, Ingrid; Moody-Ramirez, Mia – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2020
Around the world, journalism remains a male-dominated profession. This syndicate discussed the current state of the field and made recommendations on how to educate journalism students on gender and inequality. Participants agreed that good journalism is sensitive to gender and inequality issues and that course work should address these issues.…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Gender Issues, Sex Fairness, Sex Role
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Myers, Robert M.; Griffin, Amy L. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
The internationalization of higher education results in 4.6 million students attending colleges and universities outside their home countries. In the United States and other countries, there is significant underrepresentation of women among inbound international higher education students. Gender equality in education cannot be achieved so long as…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, International Education, Higher Education, Foreign Students
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Koseoglu, Suzan; Ozturk, Tugba; Ucar, Hasan; Karahan, Engin; Bozkurt, Aras – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2020
Gender inequality is a pressing issue on a global scale, yet studies on this important issue have stayed on the margins of open and distance learning (ODL) literature. In this study, we critically analyse a batch of ODL literature that is focused on gender inequality in post-secondary and higher education contexts. We use Therborn's social justice…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Sex Fairness, Curriculum Design, Open Education
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de Boise, Sam – British Journal of Music Education, 2018
Whilst the impact of gender inequalities has been studied in relation to music education, especially in the UK, relatively little has been written about their impact on higher music education (HME). This article compares data on HME programs and courses, in the UK and Sweden, from 2010 to 2014. It looks at similarities and differences in the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Music Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Elliott, Marta; Blithe, Sarah J. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Gender inequalities in salary, rank and access to leadership positions characterize institutions of higher education and disadvantage women faculty. Differential exposure to noxious working conditions and restricted access to social resources may underlie these inequalities by detracting from women faculty's well-being, thereby perpetuating the…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Teacher Salaries, College Faculty
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Reilly, Amanda; Jones, Deborah; Rey Vasquez, Carla; Krisjanous, Jayne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2016
This study, set in a New Zealand Business School, takes an integrative view of the university as an "inequality regime" Acker, J. (2006b). Inequality regimes: Gender, class and race in organizations. "Gender and Society," 20(4), 441-464 including all types of women staff: academic women in permanent positions, academics on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Business Schools, Business Administration Education
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Villa Lever, Lorenza – Gender and Education, 2020
This article aims to address the reproduction of inequalities vis a vis gender and education as a multi-dimensional problem. Its objective is to show that the intersection between gender, social position of origin and asymmetric university spaces, attests to the inequalities in Higher Education System. Based on intersectionality perspective…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Equal Education, Social Status, Higher Education
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Bayón-Calvo, Siro; Lucas-García, Jezabel; Gómez-García, Rogelio – European Journal of Education, 2021
Early school leaving is a major social problem and a socio-political priority in knowledge-based societies, especially in southern European countries that have a tendency for comparatively high dropout rates. The literature has focused strongly on the exogenous factors that cause students to leave school early. Meanwhile, endogenous factors, such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Dropout Rate, Academic Achievement
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Morales, Marie Paz E.; Avilla, Ruel A.; Espinosa, Allen A. – Issues in Educational Research, 2016
The present study explored gender inequality in K to 12 basic education, based on the experiences of first year pre-service science and mathematics teachers. It also determined if pre-service teachers' pursuit of a career in science or mathematics teaching was related to gender influences. A survey instrument was used to gather data for the study.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Gender Bias
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Convertino, Christina – Gender and Education, 2020
Drawing on feminist post-structural perspectives, this article shows how the dominant discourses of underrepresentation and gender difference that characterize gender inequality in computer science (CS) create subject positions, which simultaneously mark women as highly invisible and visible. Narrative accounts from qualitative interviews and…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Feminism, Gender Discrimination, Computer Science Education
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Dorius, Shawn F.; Firebaugh, Glenn – Social Forces, 2010
This study investigates trends in gender inequality throughout the world. Using data encompassing a large majority of the world's population, we examine trends in recent decades for key indicators of gender inequality in education, mortality, political representation and economic activity. We find that gender inequality is declining in virtually…
Descriptors: Population Growth, Sex Fairness, Trend Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies
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Beddoes, Kacey; Schimpf, Corey – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2018
The role and influence of department heads on women in academia is understudied and weakly conceptualized. This article expounds on prior work, which identified limitations of department head literature, to put forth three problematic discourses that run through much of the department head research: the "discourse of fairness," the…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Discourse Analysis, Educational Research, Sex Fairness
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Callahan, Sarah; Nicholas, Lucy – Gender and Education, 2019
Despite explicit focus on addressing gender inequality in educational settings in Australia, without challenging gender binarism, inequality will persist. This article demonstrates the everyday and implicit means through which hierarchical gender binaries continue to be perpetuated. Observational fieldwork undertaken in three Australian early…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Equal Education, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
Madera, Merilee – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Using a phenomenological methodology, this qualitative study renewed the examination of gender inequality in higher education administration by allowing women who have experienced the glass ceiling phenomenon at Research Doctoral institutions to provide further meaning by sharing their stories. The glass ceiling phenomenon reveals itself most…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Qualitative Research, Gender Bias, Higher Education
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Gomez, Angelina M. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2020
The underrepresentation of female Administrators in higher education is not decreasing even though education continues to be a field dominated by women. The overall percentage of women leading colleges and universities in the United States remains disproportionately low at 26%. This ambiguous case study examines whether or not the Higher Education…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Gender Discrimination, Higher Education, Gender Differences
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