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Spanò, Emanuela – Gender and Education, 2020
This contribution explores how different policy discourses produce site-specific representations and self-representations of gender and leadership, which may reveal forms of subjectivation as well as spaces of resistance to hegemonic discourses. I will consider two different Higher Education policy systems: the UK system that since the 1980s has…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Educational Policy, Gender Differences
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Chesnut, Michael – Gender and Education, 2020
Within studies of education-related identities, the connections between gendered identities, place, and teachers' bodies and dress have been under-examined. This ethnographic interview study begins discussing these connections by examining the experiences of three women who travelled to South Korea as English language teachers and their initial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Women Faculty, Foreign Nationals
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Brooks, Spirit D.; Dean, Allyson S.; Franklin-Phipps, Asilia; Mathis, Emily; Rath, Courtney L.; Raza, Nadia; Smithers, Laura E.; Sundstrom, Krystal – Gender and Education, 2020
As evidenced by the collection of articles in "Gender and Education's" July 2015 issue and various articles that have circulated recently on social media [American Council on Education. 2016. "New report looks at the status of women in higher education." January 15.…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Issues, Higher Education, Gender Bias
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Van Houweling, Emily; Christie, Maria Elisa; Rahim, Asha Abdel – Gender and Education, 2020
In Africa women are underrepresented in higher education (HE) agricultural programs, despite the fact that they make up half of the agricultural labor force. This article discusses the reasons for women's low enrollment in HE agricultural programs, focusing on socio-cultural norms and gendered perceptions of agriculture. Moving beyond access, it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Disproportionate Representation, Women Faculty
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Acker, Sandra; Wagner, Anne – Gender and Education, 2019
A considerable scholarship now describes the increasing neoliberalization of universities and the accompanying impacts on academic research and researchers. However, less attention has been devoted to issues of research project leadership, especially for academics with feminist commitments. This article reports results of a qualitative study of 12…
Descriptors: Feminism, Neoliberalism, College Faculty, Females
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Zippel, Kathrin; Ferree, Myra Marx; Zimmermann, Karin – Gender and Education, 2016
We examine how global pressures for competitiveness and gender equality have merged into a discourse of "inclusive excellence" in the twenty-first century and shaped three recent German higher education programmes. After placing these programmes in the larger discourse about gender inequalities, we focus on how they adapt current global…
Descriptors: Competition, Sex Fairness, Standards, Foreign Countries
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Skjortnes, Marianne; Zachariassen, Heidi Holt – Gender and Education, 2010
This article investigates some issues related to gender and education based on a qualitative, empirical study of women in higher education in the Toliara region of Madagascar. The focus is on how women's participation in higher education has created changes in gender relations, and how these women have succeeded in achieving higher education. In…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Change, Females, Participation