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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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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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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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Phipps, Alison – Gender and Education, 2020
This paper situates sexual harassment and violence in the neoliberal university. Using data from a 'composite ethnography' representing twelve years of research, I argue that institutional inaction on these issues reflects how they are 'reckoned up' in the context of gender and other structures. The impact of disclosure is projected in market…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Rape, Universities, Neoliberalism
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Aronson, Brittany; Laughter, Judson – Gender and Education, 2020
Many teachers and educational researchers have claimed to adopt tenets of Culturally Relevant Education (CRE), but recent work describes how standardized curricula and testing have marginalized CRE in educational reform discourses. In this review, we synthesized literature moving beyond CRE in terms of race and ethnicity into the areas of gender…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Standards, Race, Ethnicity
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Cossens, Sophie; Jackson, Sue – Gender and Education, 2020
Within neoliberal postfeminism young women are depicted as powerful, unconstrained and ready to work for success. However, research reveals a far more complicated picture than this straightforward ode to success. We explore the intersection of racialised, classed and gendered ideals of successful femininity from the perspective of Maori…
Descriptors: Females, Neoliberalism, Femininity, Pacific Islanders
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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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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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Günther-Hanssen, Anna; Danielsson, Anna T.; Andersson, Kristina – Gender and Education, 2020
This article explores gendered processes in preschool science through Barad's agential realism [2007. "Meeting the Universe Halfway. Quantum Physics of the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning." London: Duke Universal Press], and as such, the study makes both theoretical and empirical contributions in how it combines perspectives from…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Science Education, Gender Differences, Self Concept
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Silfver, Eva; Jacobsson, Maritha; Arnell, Linda; Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist, Hanna; Härgestam, Maria; Sjöberg, Magdalena; Widding, Ulrika – Gender and Education, 2020
The aim of this paper is to analyse how Swedish grade three children are discursively positioned as pupils when they are taking national tests in mathematics and when they reflect on the testing situation afterwards. With support from theories about affective-discursive assemblages, we explore children's body language, emotions, and talk in light…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Mathematics Tests, Discourse Analysis
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Convertino, Christina – Gender and Education, 2020
Drawing on feminist post-structural perspectives, this article shows how the dominant discourses of underrepresentation and gender difference that characterize gender inequality in computer science (CS) create subject positions, which simultaneously mark women as highly invisible and visible. Narrative accounts from qualitative interviews and…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Feminism, Gender Discrimination, Computer Science Education
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Salm, Mundie; Mukhlid, Khalida; Tokhi, Hamdullah – Gender and Education, 2020
This paper examines attempts by a joint Dutch-Afghan capacity development project to bring more gender-responsive elements into the Agricultural High School (AHS) curriculum in the fragile context of Afghanistan. It reviews the gender-specific results of semester-long piloting (including classroom observation and interviews) of the redesigned…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Capacity Building, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation
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Meier, Markus D.; Diefenbach, Heike – Gender and Education, 2020
The OECD's Programme of International Student Assessment known as PISA, including the Gender Report published in 2015, is a well-received project and its findings keep being transferred into educational policy development. Its quantitative methodology and the sheer volume of data gathered from around 5,100,000 students from 65 countries seem to…
Descriptors: Criticism, Gender Differences, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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