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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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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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Allexsaht-Snider, Martha; Vazquez Dominguez, Max; Buxton, Cory; Karsli, Elif – Gender and Education, 2020
Interest in parents' roles in promoting students' academic success and career aspirations, especially in STEM areas, has grown as educators and world leaders set goals for expanding and diversifying the STEM workforce and extending science literacy across the globe. Responding to a call for research on fathers' roles, and considering the rise in…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Fathers, Sons, Daughters
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Roth, Solveig; Stuedahl, Dagny – Gender and Education, 2019
This article describes two young Norwegian ethnic-minority girls in their efforts to involve social networks and to position themselves as learners in the transition between lower and upper secondary school. The article explores how they experience future possibilities represented by education and how they use resources in negotiating their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Minority Groups, Females
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Van Houtte, Mieke; Vervaet, Roselien; Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin; Stevens, Peter A.J. – Gender and Education, 2019
This study examines whether secondary schools' gender composition and levels of laddish attitudes influence the degree of ethnic prejudice among Flemish pupils. We hypothesize that in addition to pupil-level predictors of prejudice, the school's gender composition and its laddish culture play roles in pupils' attitudes toward ethnic minorities. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Secondary School Students, Ethnic Groups
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Watson, Penelope Winifred St. John; Rubie-Davies, Christine Margaret; Hattie, John Allan – Gender and Education, 2019
School choirs have been stigmatised for adolescent males in New Zealand, resulting in constraints in involvement, bullying, and threat to gender identity. In other national contexts, boys who sing in choirs have experienced a negative stereotype associated with accusations of inferior masculinity, yet little research has probed whether such forces…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Males, Singing, Music Activities
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Namatende-Sakwa, Lydia – Gender and Education, 2019
Research within science textbooks has dominantly focused on examining explicit representations of women and men using quantitative methodology. The assumption that gendered arrangements are necessarily explicit and therefore visible and count"able," overlooks how power works explicitly "and" implicitly through discourse to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physics, Science Instruction, Gender Differences
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Horton, Paul – Gender and Education, 2019
This article considers the ways in which school bullying is both gendered and embodied. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in two lower-secondary schools in northern Vietnam, the article focuses on the experiences of one ninth-grade boy, who was regularly bullied by his classmates, and whose experiences of bullying appeared to be embodied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, Bullying, Masculinity
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Carrera-Fernández, María Victoria; Lameiras-Fernández, María; Rodríguez-Castro, Yolanda – Gender and Education, 2018
The purpose of the present study was to analyse adolescents' perception of bullying and particularly of the ways intelligible masculinities and femininities are performed through violence in the framework of Queer Theory. We conducted a qualitative study using focus groups. The sample was composed of 93 Spanish adolescents (48 girls and 45 boys,…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Homosexuality, Secondary School Students
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Clark, Sheryl Laura – Gender and Education, 2018
Drawing on longitudinal, qualitative research into girls' participation in physical activity and sport in the UK, this article will explore girls' embodied constructions of 'healthy' identities. My research with girls (aged 10-13) found that over the transition to secondary school, classed and gendered healthism discourses had come to powerfully…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Human Body, Females, Physical Activities
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Åberg, Magnus; Olin-Scheller, Christina – Gender and Education, 2018
Adopting a critical literacy perspective in teaching is about how experiences, social contexts, languages, learning and power relations interact in language development. In this article, we explore how students' critical literacies are enhanced and hindered by emotional power relations in the classroom. We investigate what happens when emotionally…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Literacy Education, Native Language Instruction, Power Structure
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Hamilton, Paula – Gender and Education, 2018
Although considerable attention has been given to issues impacting on the educational experiences of Gypsy/Traveller learners in the UK, most of the literature is oriented towards ethnicity rather than gender. This paper illuminates the experiences of young Gypsy/Traveller women who are engaging with secondary education, and functioning in a dual…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Culture Conflict, Minority Groups, Educational Experience
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Fuller, Carol – Gender and Education, 2018
This article explores perceptions of the role of education as a potential medium of transformation and a vehicle to challenge and renegotiate symbolic and cultural notions of gender identity. Drawing on data collected at two time points over 10 years, it considers four young women from working-class backgrounds in England who aspired to and then…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Sexual Identity, Working Class, Females
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Ingrey, Jennifer – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper examines how transgender and gender non-conforming youth are represented and shaped as specific subjects vis-à-vis the cisgendered problematics of the washroom space in schools. In the first part of the paper, I undertake a critical analysis of one policy-informing text on the implementation of the gender neutral washroom in schools to…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Sanitary Facilities
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McCullough, Susan – Gender and Education, 2017
This paper describes the practices employed by middle school girls in New York City to negotiate their postfeminist school environment and considers the contested notion of girls' agency. Based on an exploratory ethnographic study, the data reveal that girls--to varying degrees of success--enacted a range of practices to gain power over the…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Middle School Teachers, Middle School Students, Power Structure
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