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Rodd, Melissa; Bartholomew, Hannah – Gender and Education, 2006
This paper reports on young women students participation in their undergraduate mathematics degree programme: their gendered trajectory is characterized in terms of their being both "invisible" in the dominant university mathematics community and yet "special" in their self -conception. It draws on data collected from a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexual Identity, Females, Mathematics Education
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Smulyan, Lisa – Gender and Education, 2004
This study explores how twenty-eight women graduates of a liberal arts college renegotiate personal and professional identities over a ten year period. Approximately half of these women entered college planning to pursue a career in medicine; the other half indicated some interest in the field of education. Each participant was interviewed six…
Descriptors: Females, Career Planning, Medicine, College Graduates
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Rodriguez, Ma del Carmen; Pena, J. Vicente; Fernandez, Carmen Ma; Vinuela, Ma Paulina – Gender & Education, 2006
In this paper we will show some of the results of research which took place in the Principality of Asturias (Spain). Its purpose was finding out the gender discourses used by nursery teachers. Although we will not provide an exhaustive list of all the conclusions reached so far, we will put forward one of the aspects which has been developed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Gender Differences, Interpersonal Relationship