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Span├▓, 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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Black, Alison L.; Crimmins, Gail; Dwyer, Rachael; Lister, Victoria – Gender and Education, 2020
Conference attendance is a feature of contemporary academic work and an accepted way of building academic identities and networks through the dissemination and promotion of ideas, achievements and research. However, our personal experiences have caused us to problematise the traditional conference and consider alternatives which mitigate its…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Computer Mediated Communication, College Faculty, Experience
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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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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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Tao, Sharon – Gender and Education, 2019
Tanzania has made great strides in improving access to education; however, concerns about the quality of this education persist due to reports of teacher absenteeism, distraction and lack of preparation. Given this situation, this study aimed to investigate teachers' values and contexts to provide nuanced understandings of teacher practice and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Women Faculty, Teachers
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Amsler, Sarah; Motta, Sara C. – Gender and Education, 2019
In this paper, we offer a critique of neoliberal power from the perspective of the gendered, sexualised, raced and classed politics of motherhood in English universities. By using dialogical auto-ethnographic methods to examine our own past experiences as full-time employed mother-academics, we demonstrate how feminist academic praxis can not only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Commercialization, Politics of Education
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Scharber, Cassandra; Pazurek, Angelica; Ouyang, Fan – Gender and Education, 2019
This research study utilized bibliometric methods to analyze publication rates among female and male lead authors in six prominent, peer-reviewed journals in Educational Technology (ET) fields over the past 12 years. The aim of the inquiry was to determine if differences or trends exist in the number of articles published by each gender. Data…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Differences, Educational Technology, Periodicals
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Acker, Sandra; Wagner, Anne – Gender and Education, 2019
A considerable scholarship now describes the increasing neoliberalization of universities and the accompanying impacts on academic research and researchers. However, less attention has been devoted to issues of research project leadership, especially for academics with feminist commitments. This article reports results of a qualitative study of 12…
Descriptors: Feminism, Neoliberalism, College Faculty, Females
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Schroeder, Stephanie; Currin, Elizabeth; McCardle, Todd – Gender and Education, 2018
This article explores the widespread and growing public backlash against high-stakes standardised testing in the United States, following the parent-led Opt Out movement's quest to dismantle neoliberal educational policy by coaching children to boycott standardised tests. We analyse how our participants, mothers and female teachers in Opt Out…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Standardized Tests, High Stakes Tests
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Ashencaen Crabtree, Sara; Shiel, Chris – Gender and Education, 2018
This paper explores the perceptions and experiences of women academics in the UK, participating in a small-scale qualitative study exploring career progression and encountered institutional obstacles. The accounts are considered in terms of both disadvantageous institutional strategies and interpersonal ones governing day-to-day working…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Women Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Career Development
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Angervall, Petra – Gender and Education, 2018
Changes in the higher education system have resulted in increased demands on effectiveness and marketisation. These demands have changed what it means to do academic work. In this study, 19 female academic lecturers have been interviewed in order to get them to reflect upon their opportunities and conditions in career. The aim is to analyse how…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Careers, Gender Differences
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Berdousis, Ioannis; Kordaki, Maria – Gender and Education, 2018
This study focuses on the investigation of gender representation of faculty members of all ranks (professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers) of Computing and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in Greek tertiary education during the decade 2003-2013. To this end, a quantitative study was conducted,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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