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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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McGregor, Kristidel – Gender and Education, 2020
In recent educational discourse, public schools can be seen as sites of feminine power, as the majority of teachers are female and some gains have been made in girls' school achievement. However, some theorists argue that schools are too feminine, and thus boys' achievement is at risk. This article refutes this claim, and shows that schools are…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Females, Physiology, Public Schools
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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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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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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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Zheng, Jiaran – Gender and Education, 2020
The aim of this study is to investigate the forms, significance and effects of feminist identity development among elite young women in a Chinese university environment. Based on fieldwork conducted over 11 months in a Chinese public university with a predominately male student body, this study explores the gendered experiences of eight female…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Females, Public Colleges
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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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Dawson, Emily; Archer, Louise; Seakins, Amy; Godec, Spela; DeWitt, Jennifer; King, Heather; Mau, Ada; Nomikou, Effrosyni – Gender and Education, 2020
Science education has a seemingly intractable gender problem and remains largely the reserve of White, middle-class men and boys, especially in the physical sciences. In this paper, taking an intersectional approach to Butler's idea of identity as performance, we explore the affordances and limitations of a specific science learning space (a…
Descriptors: Females, Science Activities, Museums, Science Education
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Subedi, Binaya – Gender and Education, 2020
This article advocates for the need to develop a more critical approach to theorizing human rights curriculum and critiques dominant/western liberal interpretation of human rights discourse that claims to be humanitarian and benevolent. Liberal approach to (global) human rights discussion places emphasis on individual rights and views concepts…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Educational Theories, Curriculum Development
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Edwards, Torrie K.; Marshall, Catherine – Gender and Education, 2020
Student dress codes are controversial school policy in US schools. As dress codes were initially established with the intent to eliminate the appearance of differences among students and mitigate gang violence in schools, legal research has paid extensive attention to the value and constitutionality of these policies. Education research, however,…
Descriptors: Dress Codes, Public Schools, School Policy, Educational Policy
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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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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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Villa Lever, Lorenza – Gender and Education, 2020
This article aims to address the reproduction of inequalities vis a vis gender and education as a multi-dimensional problem. Its objective is to show that the intersection between gender, social position of origin and asymmetric university spaces, attests to the inequalities in Higher Education System. Based on intersectionality perspective…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Equal Education, Social Status, Higher Education
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