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Dunne, Mairead; Humphreys, Sara; Leach, Fiona – Gender and Education, 2006
This paper explores gender violence in schools in what is commonly known as the "developing world" through a review of recent research written in English. Violence in the school setting has only recently emerged as a widespread and serious phenomenon in these countries, with the consequence that our knowledge and understanding of it is embryonic;…
Descriptors: Violence, Gender Issues, Females, Developing Nations
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Eley, Susan – Gender and Education, 2004
This articles discusses some of the findings of a small-scale, localized, qualitative study involving children and young people identified and processed as young carers, that are providing 'substantial care' for an adult while in primary and/or secondary school. It explores their views on managing to 'care more' whilst at school and the role that…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Caregiver Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Elementary School Students
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Harper, Helen – Gender and Education, 2004
Drawing on notions of the modern pilgrim and postmodern tourist, this paper explores the discursive resources concerning women, travel, and transience as they apply to female teachers working in the Canadian north. In particular, it traces the discourses evident in the talk of twenty-five women teachers currently working in northern First Nations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Travel, Women Faculty
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Neddam, Fabrice – Gender and Education, 2004
Thomas Arnold has been a controversial figure for historians of the English public schools. He has been depicted either as the great reformer of these famous institutions or as an ordinary head master who did not do better than his contemporary colleagues. This article seeks to continue the debate about the assessment of his head master-ship by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Historians, Masculinity, Educational Policy
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Humberstone, Barbara – Gender and Education, 1990
A study of a coeducational outdoor/adventure program for 13- to 15-year olds at Shotmoor, England, where all participated in the same activities. The boys' beliefs about the abilities of girls were altered in a way that would not have occurred in a classroom. (DM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adventure Education, Case Studies, Ethnography
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Holland, Janet; And Others – Gender and Education, 1990
Government AIDS education programs in Britain have focused on nonheterosexual behavior. Protection of population depends on changes in high-risk sexual practices among heterosexuals. The part played by young women has received little attention. Reviews data from a survey of young women's sexual beliefs and behavior and suggests that appropriate…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries
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Piussi, Anna Maria – Gender and Education, 1990
Contends that feminist goals could be achieved by extending the freedom and authority of women teachers, especially regarding the education of girls, to realize a transcendent female genealogy and to measure human improvement according to female rather than male values. (DM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Feminism, Sex Differences
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Greed, Clara – Gender and Education, 1990
The author, a teacher of surveying, examines the current status of women in the surveying profession in Britain. Finds that women have gained some ground but have not yet achieved equality in this overwhelmingly male occupation. (DM)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Feminism
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McIntosh, Sheila – Gender and Education, 1990
British laws on education and sex discrimination do not afford girls equality of education. However, Britain's integration into the European Economics Community (EEC) may result in liberalization of laws as a result of European influence. (DM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Equal Education, Females, Foreign Countries
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Shah, Sneh – Gender and Education, 1989
Examines the current debate about "permeation" of race, gender, and culture issues in teacher education in the United Kingdom. Explores the comprehensiveness of any strategy for effective permeation in teacher education, ranging from the nature of academic and professional elements to institutional backup to ensure more than a tokenistic…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education