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Barron, Rosie Joy – Gender and Education, 2020
This viewpoint paper considers the relationships between conferences and activism by examining the events surrounding the "World's Oldest Oppression," a conference held in Melbourne, Australia in 2016. This conference attracted swift protest action from local sex workers, much of which was executed online. Drawing from the documentation…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Occupations, Conferences (Gatherings), Experience
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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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Yoo, Hyekyung; Wilson, Erica – Gender and Education, 2020
This paper explores the gendered experiences of accompanying women partners in the context of conference travel. While the phenomenon of partners at conferences is not new, their voices remain largely unheard. To explore partners' subjective experiences of conference travel, this study adopts Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), drawing…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Peer Relationship, Intimacy, Travel
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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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Cin, Firdevs Melis; Karlidag-Dennis, Ecem; Temiz, Zeynep – Gender and Education, 2020
This research aims to scrutinise the latest education reform and education policies in Turkey from a capabilities-based gender equality perspective. The data draws on interviews with stakeholders and practitioners to understand how gender equality is conceptualised in policy-making and to what extent reforms have fostered gender equality in girls'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Policy Formation
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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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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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Dawson, Emily; Archer, Louise; Seakins, Amy; Godec, Spela; DeWitt, Jennifer; King, Heather; Mau, Ada; Nomikou, Effrosyni – Gender and Education, 2020
Science education has a seemingly intractable gender problem and remains largely the reserve of White, middle-class men and boys, especially in the physical sciences. In this paper, taking an intersectional approach to Butler's idea of identity as performance, we explore the affordances and limitations of a specific science learning space (a…
Descriptors: Females, Science Activities, Museums, Science Education
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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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