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Nimer, Maissam – Gender and Education, 2020
Gender inequality in education has been well documented in the literature, in light of family and school socialization. We build on this literature and focus from a micro sociological perspective on the emergence of 'critical reflexivity' in the specific case of a group of university scholarship students in Lebanon. Through observations and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Selective Admission, Educational Experience, Student Attitudes
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Villa Lever, Lorenza – Gender and Education, 2020
This article aims to address the reproduction of inequalities vis a vis gender and education as a multi-dimensional problem. Its objective is to show that the intersection between gender, social position of origin and asymmetric university spaces, attests to the inequalities in Higher Education System. Based on intersectionality perspective…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Equal Education, Social Status, Higher Education
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McKnight, Lucinda – Gender and Education, 2020
This article introduces the concept of the phallic lecturer, a spectral figure negotiated in the early stages of a research career in education, when the relative freedom of doctoral study morphs into compliance with institutional demands. Awareness of the dominance of the phallic in education emerges from reading curriculum theorist Madeleine…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Feminism, Career Development, Educational Research
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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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Frederick, Angela; Daniels, Heather A.; Grineski, Sara E.; Collins, Timothy W. – Gender and Education, 2020
Under-represented women of color in the STEM pipeline face myriad structural and cultural challenges in these male-dominated fields. Given this context, it is important to examine how these young women employ gendered discourses as they navigate their STEM majors. We report findings from interviews with 16 Hispanic women college students…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Females, STEM Education, Majors (Students)
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Restler, Victoria – Gender and Education, 2019
Images of teacher evaluation (and teacher value) represented through scores, which are plotted on charts and widely reported, have had a profound impact on how society views teachers' contributions, capacities, and worth and have, in turn, influenced school policies and practices. Drawing on a broader multimodal study, this article opens up a…
Descriptors: Caring, Teacher Role, Value Added Models, Neoliberalism
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Gallagher, Kathleen; Sahni, Urvashi – Gender and Education, 2019
Gallagher and Sahni elaborate on their decade-long collaboration, focussing here on their latest multi-sited ethnographic study, Youth, Theatre, Radical Hope and the Ethical Imaginary: an intercultural investigation of drama pedagogy, performance and civic engagement (2014-2019) and the pedagogy and theatre work carried out at Prerna School for…
Descriptors: Drama, Performance, Citizen Participation, Females
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Cahill, Caitlin; Alberto Quijada Cerecer, David; Reyna Rivarola, Alonso R.; Hernández Zamudio, José; Alvarez Gutiérrez, Leticia – Gender and Education, 2019
How might participatory creative praxes make visible a politics of critical care and new imaginaries for resisting the 'school-to-sweatshop pipeline'? Drawing upon arts-based participatory action research processes led by the urgent concerns of young people of color based in Salt Lake City, Utah, we consider the role of cultural production in…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Minority Group Students, Undocumented Immigrants
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Huang, Shin-ying – Gender and Education, 2019
This article argues that postfeminist influences on the multiple and interconnected narratives of fairy tales, both real and imagined, provide fertile ground from which to consider ideologies related to race, class, gender, and sexuality. It reports on a research the purpose of which was to engage students in a critical exploration of ideologies…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Fairy Tales, Race, Social Class
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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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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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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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Dyer, Hannah – Gender and Education, 2019
In this article, I contend that underneath the 2015 sex-ed debates in Ontario are deep-seated, psycho-socially entrenched problems related to thinking about childhood sexuality. I consider how the topic of sex-ed for children, over and above its actual curricular lessons, is marshaled to accomplish the work of the adult's psycho-social needs.…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Foreign Countries, Social Theories, Emotional Response
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Lindgren, Anne-Li – Gender and Education, 2019
Sex education has been a major concern that has run in parallel with the creation of the modern concept of childhood (innocence) in Western societies. When priests opposed sex education for children, teachers and physicians advocated the need for education. In Sweden, in the early twentieth century, two female physicians wrote a prize-winning…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Printed Materials, Guides
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