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Keener, Emily; Mehta, Clare; Strough, JoNell – Gender and Education, 2013
We investigated gender differences in the association between gender-segregated peer preferences and sexism in adolescents (15-17 years, 60 boys and 85 girls). To assess gender-segregated peer preferences, adolescents nominated peers for interaction in two contexts: "hanging out" at home and working on a school project. The Modern Sexism…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Peer Relationship, Gender Bias, Adolescents
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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