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Lam, Megan – General Music Today, 2018
This article discusses how the scarcity of female representation in music history curriculums, music textbooks, and traditional classical music repertoire affects student aspirations for professional careers in music and the way in which students relate to the music. The role of political issues and social movements in the classroom, such as those…
Descriptors: Females, Music Education, Disproportionate Representation, Gender Issues
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Sarvarzade, Somaye; Wotipka, Christine Min – Comparative Education, 2017
Nearly four decades of instability and fragility have led to many changes in the status of women and girls in Afghanistan. Yet, little research focuses on these changes within the education system. To understand the country's stance toward gender issues in formal practice, we examine gender representations in Afghan primary-level Dari language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Females, Gender Issues
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Stasulane, Anita – Gender and Education, 2017
Gender is the central axis around which the transformation of radical right forces is taking place: a new type of movement is emerging which is not excessively masculine. Latvia is experiencing an increase in women's participation in the radical right, the Latvian National Front (LNF) being a vivid example. The development of the LNF was…
Descriptors: Females, Leaders, Politics, Foreign Countries
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Meredith, Britta; Geyer, Mareike; Wagner, Manuela – Dimension, 2018
This chapter bridges theories of social justice (e.g., Osborn, 2006) and intercultural citizenship (e.g. Byram, 2008) to classroom practices in an introductory German course at a research university. By interpreting a fairy tale [Cinderella], 16 university students reflected on issues of gender roles and (in)equality both in historical and current…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Sex Role, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Katchanovski, Ivan; Nevitte, Neil; Rothman, Stanley – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Direct comparisons of American and Canadian faculty and students' views concerning issues of race, gender, and affirmative action in higher education are rare. The 1999 North American Academic Study Survey provides a unique opportunity to analyze the role of national and positional factors in faculty and student attitudes towards race, gender, and…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Gender Differences, Race, Teacher Attitudes
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Wickens, Corrine M. – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
Drawing from sociological and economic analyses of gender and work, this column explores issues of occupational gender segregation, privilege, and devaluation. Comparisons are made with increased female achievement at all levels in postsecondary education. The questions are then raised: If cultural devaluation of women and activities remains…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
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George, Rita; Stokes, Mark A. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Clinical impressions indicate that there is an overrepresentation of gender-dysphoria within the autism spectrum disorder. However, little is presently known about the demographics of gender-identity issues in autism spectrum disorder. Based upon what little is known, we hypothesized that there would be an increased prevalence of gender-dysphoria…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Gender Issues, Sexual Identity
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Gryvkova, Olena – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
Introduction of gender-specific approaches in education is a new step in the development of pedagogical anthropology. Pedagogy as a fundamental complex discipline, which is based on the latest achievements of knowledge about a human, cannot stand aside the transformational modifications of the societies and cannot help responding to their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Womens Studies, Program Implementation
Boustan, Leah Platt; Langan, Andrew – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2019
We document wide and persistent variation in women's representation and success across graduate programs in economics. Using new data on early career outcomes for recent graduates, including first job placement, publications and promotion, we compare (anonymized) departments on outcomes for women relative to men graduating from the same program.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Females, Academic Achievement, Economics Education
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Grace, Kelly; Eng, Sothy – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Gender equity in education has been a priority in Cambodia for nearly a decade. However, within the early childhood education sector, issues of gender equity are largely overlooked. This qualitative research uses interviews with five mothers and seven teachers involved in a home-based preschool program, located in Siem Reap in Cambodia, to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Education
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Robison, Tiger – Journal of Music Teacher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to describe the essence of being a male elementary general music teacher (MEGMT). I sought answers for two research questions. First, what are the perceived uniquely male experiences in elementary general music teaching? Second, in what ways might gender be a consideration in the preparation of elementary general…
Descriptors: Males, Music Teachers, Music, Music Education
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Larrondo, Ainara; Rivero, Diana – Gender and Education, 2019
As in other disciplines, 'gender mainstreaming' is becoming an increasingly important principle in Journalism. This implies bringing gender equality into the mainstream of the media industry, by means of an adjustment of the educational issues and the practice related to this profession, which is influential in society. In light of the gap…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Gender Differences, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
Mezieobi, Dan I.; Oyeoku, E. K.; Ezegbe, B. N.; Igbo, Janeth – Online Submission, 2012
The study investigated gender issues in the implementation of social studies curriculum in Nigerian universities. The subjects for the study comprised of all the 200 final-year sandwich social studies students of University of Port-Harcourt in the 2009 contact session. Five research questions guided the study. Researchers developed questionnaire…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Social Studies, Gender Issues, Curriculum Implementation
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Emilson, Anette; Folkesson, Anne-Mari; Lindberg, Ingeborg Moqvist – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2016
The aim of this study is to explore practitioners' gender beliefs and how gendered values are embedded in Swedish preschool practice. The research question is: What beliefs about gender and the associated values, can be identified in practitioners' talk when they discuss gender issues? The study is informed by Bronwyn Davies' theoretical ideas…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Teacher Attitudes, Preschool Teachers
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Katerina, Tzafilkou; Nicolaos, Protogeros – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
In the recent years in the End-User Development (EUD) research there is a shift from the study of tools that focus on desktop graphical applications, to the development of EUD for web environments. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) research has shown significant gender differences while users interact with EUD systems. However, most of this…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Hypothesis Testing, Computer Oriented Programs, Risk
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