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Convertino, Christina – Gender and Education, 2020
Drawing on feminist post-structural perspectives, this article shows how the dominant discourses of underrepresentation and gender difference that characterize gender inequality in computer science (CS) create subject positions, which simultaneously mark women as highly invisible and visible. Narrative accounts from qualitative interviews and…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Feminism, Gender Discrimination, Computer Science Education
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Salm, Mundie; Mukhlid, Khalida; Tokhi, Hamdullah – Gender and Education, 2020
This paper examines attempts by a joint Dutch-Afghan capacity development project to bring more gender-responsive elements into the Agricultural High School (AHS) curriculum in the fragile context of Afghanistan. It reviews the gender-specific results of semester-long piloting (including classroom observation and interviews) of the redesigned…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Capacity Building, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation
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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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Gillanders, Carol; Franco Vázquez, Carmen – Gender and Education, 2020
This case study reviews the impact of the design and implementation of Arts projects in secondary teacher training that aim to introduce a gender perspective. Students work as an artistic group where each individual contributes from his/her field of knowledge. The teachers of the course propose an initial challenge and provide a follow-up during…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Student Projects, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Lloyd, Jenny – Gender and Education, 2020
The question of how to tackle abuse through adolescent sexual image sharing is an increasing concern for schools, yet little is known about how they should respond. In this article, I review school responses to this phenomenon. The findings presented are taken from a mixed-methods study into harmful sexual behaviour carried out in seven…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, School Role, Photography, Telecommunications
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Garland-Levett, Sarah – Gender and Education, 2020
This article is an experimental, philosophical exploration of what productive possibilities new materialist theory offers for reimagining sexuality education policy. It uses feminist, new materialist [Barad 2007. "Meeting the Universe Halfway. Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning." Durham: Duke University Press]…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Sex Education, Educational Policy
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Subedi, Binaya – Gender and Education, 2020
This article advocates for the need to develop a more critical approach to theorizing human rights curriculum and critiques dominant/western liberal interpretation of human rights discourse that claims to be humanitarian and benevolent. Liberal approach to (global) human rights discussion places emphasis on individual rights and views concepts…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Educational Theories, Curriculum Development
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Edwards, Torrie K.; Marshall, Catherine – Gender and Education, 2020
Student dress codes are controversial school policy in US schools. As dress codes were initially established with the intent to eliminate the appearance of differences among students and mitigate gang violence in schools, legal research has paid extensive attention to the value and constitutionality of these policies. Education research, however,…
Descriptors: Dress Codes, Public Schools, School Policy, Educational Policy
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Flores, Pamela; Gómez, Nancy Regina; Roa, Alana Farrah; Whitson, Risa – Gender and Education, 2020
Feminist research has urged the inquiry for strategies to engage young women in feminist debates and give them the tools to create effective techniques to fight against discriminatory practices in their own lives. In response to this call, we turn our attention to social media as one of the appropriate tools for sharing their stories, fighting…
Descriptors: Feminism, Social Media, Gender Discrimination, Sexual Harassment
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Moreau, Marie-Pierre – Gender and Education, 2020
This article draws primarily on a dataset of 60 semi-structured interviews conducted with teachers working in English and French state-funded secondary schools. Informed by feminist sociological theories of work and education and a cross-national comparative perspective, it explores the mechanisms leading to the production of gender inequalities…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Sex Fairness, Secondary School Teachers, Feminism
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Charteris, Jennifer; Gregory, Sue – Gender and Education, 2020
Snapchat, released in 2011, is embedded in the youth culture of advanced capitalist societies. Theorising Snapchat from a socio-material ontology, we explore the application's capacity to evoke the gendered politics of networked affect. Dipping into the conceptual toolbox of Deleuzoguattarian philosophy, we map how affect is distributed through…
Descriptors: Social Media, Photography, Computer Mediated Communication, Sexuality
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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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Lund, Rebecca – Gender and Education, 2020
This article unpacks the social construction of the 'ideal academic' in the context of major shifts in the global and national governance of academia that have introduced managerial practices, standardised notions of excellence and accounting logics with the aim of increasing the efficiency and quality of higher education and academic knowledge…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Universities, Foreign Countries, 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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