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Foroutan, Yaghoob – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This article focuses on the process of gender identity construction through the educational system from a socio-cultural perspective. Socialisation operates as a strategy to protect social unity and group superiority. Although socialisation is an enduring process involving various institutions, childhood is a vital period of gender socialisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socialization, Content Analysis, Elementary School Students
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Yamamoto, Yoko – Gender and Education, 2016
Despite increasing rates of university attendance among women, a significant gender gap remains in socialisation and educational processes in Japan. To understand why and how gender-distinctive socialisation processes persist, this study aimed to examine both middle-class and working-class mothers' beliefs about gender, education, and children's…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Social Differences, Futures (of Society), Asians
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Motsa, Ncamsile D.; Morojele, Pholoho J. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: This article draws on social constructionism to explore vulnerable boys' constructions of gender within three primary schools in Swaziland. Objectives: It seeks to understand the ways in which vulnerable boys make meaning of masculinities and the implications of these on their social and academic well-being in schools. Method: The…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Elementary School Students, Masculinity, Foreign Countries
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Sikora, Joanna; Pokropek, Artur – International Journal of Science Education, 2012
Using data from 24 countries, which participated in the 2006 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), we examine the relationship between parental science employment and students' career expectations. In contrast to prior PISA-based studies, we find that the link between parental employment and adolescent plans to work in science is…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Ideology, Daughters, Science Interests
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Carvalho, Marília – Gender and Education, 2015
The principle focus of this article is to understand the influence of socialisation in the family on the success of girls at school. Eight low-income families with children of both sexes in the city of São Paulo, Brazil were studied through interviews and observation methods. It was found that socialisation in the family favoured in girls, and not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Womens Education, Family Influence
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Orupabo, Julia – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
A key insight from studies of gender segregation is that the allocation of different groups to different positions in the labour market is strongly related to ascribed status. Shared gendered cultural beliefs generally portray men as more competent and of a higher status than women, and position some workers as more suited than others to perform…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Race, Ethnicity, Gender Differences
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Fatusi, Adesegun O.; Hindin, Michelle J. – Journal of Adolescence, 2010
Adolescence is a period of transition, marked by physical, psychological, and cognitive changes underpin by biological factors. Today's generation of young people--the largest in history--is approaching adulthood in a world vastly different from previous generations; AIDS, globalisation, urbanisation, electronic communication, migration, and…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Young Adults, Adolescents, Social Environment
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Sneed, Carl D.; Willis, Leigh A. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2016
This study investigated differences between residential and non-residential fathers on topics discussed during father-child sex communication and factors associated with child sexual socialisation. Young people (N = 159, 53% female) provided self-reports using computer surveys on the role of their fathers on father-child sex communication, general…
Descriptors: Fathers, Place of Residence, Parent Child Relationship, Social Support Groups
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Schoppe-Sullivan, Sarah J.; Kotila, Letitia E.; Jia, Rongfang; Lang, Sarah N.; Bower, Daniel J. – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
Self-report data from 112 two-parent families were used to compare levels and predictors of four types of mothers' and fathers' engagement with their preschool-aged children: socialisation, didactic, caregiving, and physical play. Mothers were more involved than fathers in socialisation, didactic, and caregiving, whereas fathers were more involved…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Mothers, Fathers, Preschool Children
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Bougher-Muckian, Hilary R.; Root, Amy E.; Coogle, Christan Grygas; Floyd, Kimberly K. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Parents play a critical role in the development of children's emotional competence; however, little research examines parents' emotion socialisation practices among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In this study, we compared the emotion socialisation practices of parents of children with ASD and to those of parents of children that…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Emotional Response, Socialization, Children
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Rutz, Andreas – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Girls' schools in the early modern era were largely run by nuns and can therefore be distinguished as Catholic institutions of learning. These schools flourished in the Catholic parts of Europe since the turn of the seventeenth century. Despite their focus on religious education, elementary skills such as reading, writing and sometimes arithmetic…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Literacy Education, Nuns, Catholics
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Lozano-Verduzco, Ignacio; Rosales Mendoza, Adriana Leona – Gender and Education, 2016
This paper addresses how educational and cultural contexts incorporate lessons around sexuality, particularly sexual and gender identity, and how these contexts impact on identity construction of gay men in Mexico City. We analyse the experiences of 15 gay men reported through semi-structured in-depth interviews and how they incorporate sexuality…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Sex Education, Homosexuality, Cultural Context
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Payne, Jennifer Chamberlin – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2015
Compared to other professions in recent years, architecture has lagged woefully behind in attracting and retaining a diverse population, as defined by class, race and gender. This research investigates the extent to which architecture culturally reproduces itself, specifically examining the socialisation process of students into the subculture of…
Descriptors: Architectural Education, Cultural Capital, Socialization, College Students
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Abendschön, Simone – Education 3-13, 2017
Recent political socialisation research focuses almost exclusively on the orientations of adolescents, even though the literature seems to agree on the assumption that politically relevant orientations and attitudes are acquired much earlier in the life span. This article argues that it is essential to look at the beginning of socialisation if we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Political Socialization, Primary Education
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Abuya, Benta A.; Onsomu, Elijah O.; Moore, DaKysha – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2014
The educational challenges girls face are often explained by economics. However, gender norms and identities, constructed historically but subject to change, also play a crucial role. In Kenya, little attention has been paid to the negative social constructions that keep girls from attaining the education they want. This article analyses the role…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Females, Urban Areas, Secondary School Students
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