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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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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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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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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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Callahan, Sarah; Nicholas, Lucy – Gender and Education, 2019
Despite explicit focus on addressing gender inequality in educational settings in Australia, without challenging gender binarism, inequality will persist. This article demonstrates the everyday and implicit means through which hierarchical gender binaries continue to be perpetuated. Observational fieldwork undertaken in three Australian early…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Equal Education, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Bone, Jane – Gender and Education, 2019
The concept of domesticity plays out in early childhood educational settings and has a long tradition. Domesticity in its pre-domestic, domestic and post-domestic phases is used here as a site for reconsidering the role of Maria Montessori. The ideas put forward here are intended as a provocation and methodologically the device of constructing an…
Descriptors: Montessori Schools, Montessori Method, Early Childhood Education, Feminism
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Lyttleton-Smith, Jennifer – Gender and Education, 2019
This qualitative research paper discusses how the material environment of preschool classrooms contributes to early childhood experiences of gender. It applies poststructuralist and posthumanist concepts -- primarily Barad's agential-realism -- to analyse ethnographic data extracts drawn from the author's semi-longitudinal study in a UK nursery.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Classroom Environment, Social Attitudes
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McDowell, Joanne; Klattenberg, Revert – Gender and Education, 2019
Fewer than 15% of primary school teachers in both Germany and the UK are male. With the on-going international debate about educational performance highlighting the widening gender achievement gap between girl and boy pupils, the demand for more male teachers has become prevalent in educational discourse. Concerns have frequently been raised about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Gender Differences, Elementary School Students
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Alniaçik, Ayse; Göksen, Fatos; Yükseker, Deniz – Gender and Education, 2019
This paper focuses on women's vocational education in Turkey as a gendered and gendering process. Cultural norms about women's role in society, a vocational curriculum that echoes these norms, and a labour market with gender inequalities constitute the background against which women formulate their vocational preferences and seek pathways into the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Females, Vocational Education
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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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Lee, Jackie F. K. – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper seeks to investigate whether the Japanese government's attempt to promote a 'gender-equal' society in recent decades and the improved status of women are reflected in patterns of gender representation in Japanese English as a foreign language textbooks. The study made an analysis of four popular series of English language textbooks…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Kostas, Marios – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper sets out to investigate how children make sense of and negotiate non-traditional gender discourses promoted through the feminist version of the fairytale of Snow White. The research was based on work with 120 pupils aged 9-11 years old in 2 Athenian primary schools. The data were collected through semi-structured group interviews. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Feminism, Fairy Tales
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Nunn, Nia Michelle – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper complicates notions of Black girlhood by examining the dual experiences of gendered racism that result in both strength and sadness in Black girls' educational experiences. I highlight the need for a curriculum of liberation to combat historical and current social conditions negatively impacting school-aged Black girls, such as harsh…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Females, Racial Bias
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Gouvias, Dionysios; Alexopoulos, Christos – Gender and Education, 2018
School textbooks are the main means of instruction and the main tool for the organisation of the teachers' pedagogic practices. Stereotypes concerning the two genders are inscribed in the curriculum and become evident inside the school textbooks. The present study, through a "content analysis" of the Greek-language textbooks used in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Textbook Content, Sex Stereotypes
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Kelley, Margaret S.; Bryan, Kimberley K. – Gender and Education, 2018
Young women do not choose to be engineers nearly as often as young men, and they tend to cluster in particular specialties when they do. We examine these patterns and the role of gender schemas as applied to perceptions of typical engineers in understanding the choices that women make in terms of engineering specialties. We use Part 1 of two waves…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Majors (Students), Gender Differences, Career Choice
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