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Strecker, Tanja; Feixa, Carles – Gender and Education, 2020
Social inequality regarding gender and social class is a topic of long-term interest in social research. However, the intersections between the two variables in the reproduction of inequalities in the field of education require further investigation. The longitudinal research project 'Social Inequality in Higher Education' aims to shed light on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Class, Social Bias, Gender Issues
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Semela, Tesfaye; Bekele, Hirut; Abraham, Rahel – Gender and Education, 2020
Beyond the statistics, the underlying causes for women's absence as academics and leaders in higher education institutions (HEIs) in sub-Saharan African countries have not been sufficiently understood. Taking Ethiopia as an example, this study offers unique insights into the careers of female academic staff. The study employed exploratory…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Academic Rank (Professional)
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Schmeichel, Mardi; Kerr, Stacey; Linder, Chris – Gender and Education, 2020
This article describes a study of selfies posted on Instagram by a group of predominantly white, college women at a large public university in the US South. Selfies are used as data to explore how performances of traditional femininity are legitimated, authorized, and reinscribed through photo-posting practices. The authors argue that these…
Descriptors: Photography, Feminism, Females, Femininity
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Angervall, Petra; Beach, Dennis – Gender and Education, 2020
Recent changes within the higher education system have affected the balance of academic labour. This article is based on interviews with 25 women lecturers in Education Faculties at Swedish Universities. It specifically addresses the shifting balance in terms of the increased separation between teaching and research in relation to gender, and the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Educational Change, Higher Education, Women Faculty
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Breeze, Maddie; Taylor, Yvette – Gender and Education, 2020
Categorical career stages offer an institutional framework through which mobilities can be claimed and contested by feminists in academia. Inhabiting career stages uncritically can serve to reproduce neoliberal academic structures that feminists may seek to resist. Collaboration across career stages is a significant empirical case for…
Descriptors: Feminism, Career Development, Higher Education, Faculty Mobility
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Timperley, Claire; Sutherland, Kathryn A.; Wilson, Marc; Hall, Meegan – Gender and Education, 2020
Drawing on data collected in a cross-disciplinary survey of early-career academics (ECAs) in New Zealand, this article explores the factors influencing ECA conference attendance. Our conceptual framework uses conference attendance as the dependent variable and measures gender, ethnicity, family responsibilities and workload. Three key features…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups
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Burford, James; Bosanquet, Agnes; Smith, Jan – Gender and Education, 2020
This article extends examinations of the gendered nature of care and service in academia, with a particular focus on the labour of maintaining conference communities. Utilising empirical data from a cultural history of the "International Academic Identities Conference," we draw on interviews with 32 conference organisers, keynote…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Higher Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Gender Bias
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Sabharwal, Nidhi S.; Henderson, Emily F.; Joseph, Roma Smart – Gender and Education, 2020
Conferences are key sites for the development of academic careers; however multiple studies have shown that conferences are exclusionary on the basis of gender and other axes of social disadvantage. This study focuses on India and as such also incorporates caste as an axis of privilege and disadvantage in relation to access to conferences.…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Social Class, Gender Bias, Disadvantaged
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Yoo, Hyekyung; Wilson, Erica – Gender and Education, 2020
This paper explores the gendered experiences of accompanying women partners in the context of conference travel. While the phenomenon of partners at conferences is not new, their voices remain largely unheard. To explore partners' subjective experiences of conference travel, this study adopts Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), drawing…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Peer Relationship, Intimacy, Travel
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Cin, Firdevs Melis; Karlidag-Dennis, Ecem; Temiz, Zeynep – Gender and Education, 2020
This research aims to scrutinise the latest education reform and education policies in Turkey from a capabilities-based gender equality perspective. The data draws on interviews with stakeholders and practitioners to understand how gender equality is conceptualised in policy-making and to what extent reforms have fostered gender equality in girls'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Policy Formation
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Liu, Dan; Morgan, W. John – Gender and Education, 2020
The article draws upon Bourdieu's concepts of habitus and cultural capital to provide an in-depth analysis of the gender differences in students' motivation for undertaking postgraduate (PG) education in Mainland China. It reports an in-depth case study comprising 381 questionnaires and 30 semi-structured interviews. The quantitative data show…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Enrollment Influences, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Alderton, Julie – Gender and Education, 2020
This article explores one female student teacher's experiences of learning to teach mathematics. Data included weekly emails and an interview through which Kelly expressed her struggle to be recognised as mathematical and to be heard in pedagogical relationships within a subject that is discursively aligned with masculinity. Analysis drew on…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Females
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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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Ahmed, Rumana; Hyndman-Rizk, Nelia – Gender and Education, 2020
While expanding higher education is an important component of women's agency development, subsequent employment in the labour market remains an impediment to realising gender equality in many developing countries. In Bangladesh, while the rate of women's higher education completion has steadily increased, employment has not kept pace, resulting in…
Descriptors: Females, Empowerment, Case Studies, Stereotypes
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Lund, Rebecca – Gender and Education, 2020
This article unpacks the social construction of the 'ideal academic' in the context of major shifts in the global and national governance of academia that have introduced managerial practices, standardised notions of excellence and accounting logics with the aim of increasing the efficiency and quality of higher education and academic knowledge…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Universities, Foreign Countries, Gender Bias
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