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Allard, Andrea C. – Gender and Education, 2004
This article explores the images and metaphors that teachers use when speaking of their relations with students and examines how these images work to call into play particular constructs of gender relations. Of specific interest is the way teachers use binaries of open/closed, in control/out of control and maturity/immaturity to make sense of…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Gender Differences, Concept Formation, Teacher Attitudes