By C. Skelton
This ebook presents a necessary direction map to the improvement of pondering in gender and schooling during the last fifteen years. It comprises over thirty-five seminal articles from the magazine Gender and schooling, written through a number of the prime authors within the box from the united kingdom, america, Australia and Europe. Compiled via the present editors of the magazine to teach the improvement of the sphere, the publication is split into six sections: * Gender Identities * thought and strategy * coverage and administration * Sexuality * Ethnicity * Social type. The specifically written advent by means of the editors contextualises the choice and introduces scholars to the most concerns and present considering within the box. to be had in a single easy-to-access position, this authoritative reference booklet presents a suite of articles that experience lead the sphere. it may discover a position in each library and on each departmental bookshelf.
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The division of labour between women and men within teaching should by now be a familiar tale (Acker, 1989; DeLyon and Migniuolo, 1989). 1% of nursery and primary school teachers were women, compared to 46% of secondary teachers. e. 8% of secondary school headships (Acker, 1989, p. 10). What are the consequences of these realities? One outcome of the identification of teaching as a majority-female field is – ironically – that gender bias is less likely to be seen as an educational problem. Teaching is manifestly unlike engineering or printing or other male crafts which have traditionally excluded or discouraged women from entry.
1983) Ethnography: Principles in Practice (London, Tavistock). Hargreaves, A. (1978) ‘The significance of classroom coping strategies’, in L. Barton and R. Meighan (eds), Sociological Interpretations of Schooling and Classrooms: A Reappraisal (London, Nafferton Books). Hargreaves, A. (1982) ‘Resistance and relative autonomy theories: problems of distortion and incoherence in recent Marxist sociology of education’, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 3: 107–26. Hargreaves, D. (1967) Social Relations in a Secondary School (London, Routledge & Kegan Paul).
Kelly, A. (1986) ‘Gender differences in teacher–pupil interactions: a meta-analytic review’, paper presented at the 1986 BERA Conference, University of Bristol. Walden, R. and Walkerdine, V. (1982) Girls and Mathematics: The Early Years, Bedford Way Papers 8 (London, University of London Institute of Education). 24 PUPILS, RESISTANCE AND GENDER CODES Walden, R. and Walkerdine, V. (1985) Girls and Mathematics: From Primary to Secondary Schooling, Bedford Way Papers 24 (London, University of London Institute of Education).
A Feminist Critique of Education (Education Heritage Series) by C. Skelton