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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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Brigley Thompson, Zoë – Gender and Education, 2020
Critics of safe spaces in campus teaching often fail to understand the complexity of instructors' practices in teaching controversial topics. Beginning with recent controversy regarding safe spaces in the higher education classroom, this paper explores strategies for fostering more complex learning when teaching classes on sensitive topics, whilst…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Sexuality, Violence
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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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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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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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Nicolazzo, Z.; Jourian, T. J. – Gender and Education, 2020
In the United States, the academic discipline of higher education has emerged as a site in which transgender scholars have begun to engage. Transgender scholars have begun to disrupt the normative logics of epistemological trans oppression, forcing those in higher education to contend with us, our work, and the possibilities therein. And yet, the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, LGBTQ People, Power Structure, Conferences (Gatherings)
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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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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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Nikunen, Minna; Lempiäinen, Kirsti – Gender and Education, 2020
In universities, being mobile and international has become ever more important for academics' career prospects. This article explores junior and other insecurely employed researchers' experiences of geographical mobility in relation to their personal life, career, employability and value as scholars. The aim is to discover the gendered strategies…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Mobility, Gender Differences, Academic Rank (Professional)
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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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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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Nimer, Maissam – Gender and Education, 2020
Gender inequality in education has been well documented in the literature, in light of family and school socialization. We build on this literature and focus from a micro sociological perspective on the emergence of 'critical reflexivity' in the specific case of a group of university scholarship students in Lebanon. Through observations and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Selective Admission, Educational Experience, Student Attitudes
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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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