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Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender


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Reissuing works originally published between 1945 and 1998, this collection of books on the intersection of gender and education looks at various issues within schools and teaching, from careers of primary school teachers to the experience of single-sex schools, to adult learning provision for women. Some of the books included here look at research undertaken into the issues of gender within education while others consider an individual aspect, such as the education of women in developing countries, or the construction of masculinity. This set offers a wide spread of coverage on a key topic in education.

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Doing Sex Education Gender Politics and Schooling

Doing Sex Education Gender Politics and Schooling

1st Edition

Bonnie Trudell
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1993. This book takes the reader inside the contested issue of sex education by examining how a sexuality curriculum is actually taught to a ninth-grade health class and how it impacts on both the teacher and students. Drawing on observations and interviews with teachers, ...

Educating Girls Practice and Research

Educating Girls Practice and Research

1st Edition

Gilah C. Leder, Shirley N. Sampson
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1989. This book addresses a number of issues integral to the education of girls in Australia. Among these are: teacher practices inside and outside the classroom, co-education versus single-sex schooling, curriculum design, students’ self-esteem and long-term aspirations. ...

Gender Matters in Educational Administration and Policy A Feminist Introduction

Gender Matters in Educational Administration and Policy A Feminist Introduction

1st Edition

Jill Blackmore, Jane Kenway
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1993. This introductory text brings the somewhat gender blind fields of educational administration and policy into contact with feminism. The chapters here demonstrate the considerable scope and potential of feminist scholarship for the field with regard to theory, research ...

Gender Under Scrutiny New Inquiries in Education

Gender Under Scrutiny New Inquiries in Education

1st Edition

Gaby Weiner, Madeleine Arnot
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1987. This book addresses a reappraisal of the processes of gender development and its social and educational consequences. It provides examples of key research topics and methods used for the exploration of gender and education and suggests direction for further inquiry. ...

Gender and the Politics of Schooling

Gender and the Politics of Schooling

1st Edition

Madeleine Arnot, Gaby Weiner
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1987. The perspectives, research methods and strategies adopted by researchers and teachers to investigate gender and education have been diverse and contradictory. This book provides an overview of developments and analyses the range of policy responses to the issues of sex...

Girls into Science and Technology The Story of a Project

Girls into Science and Technology The Story of a Project

1st Edition

Judith Whyte
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1985. This book describes the Girls Into Science and Technology (GIST) Project, an action research programme carried out in co-educational comprehensive schools in Greater Manchester. GIST simultaneously took action to redress the balance of girls in science and technology ...

I Answer with My Life Life Histories of Women Teachers Working for Social Change

I Answer with My Life Life Histories of Women Teachers Working for Social Change

1st Edition

Kathleen Casey
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1993. This book shows, through the oral histories of ordinary women teachers, that effective prescriptions for change do not come simply from policy-makers. The author focuses on the narratives of three groups of teachers in the USA: Catholic nuns; secular Jewish women; and ...

International Feminist Perspectives on Educational Reform The Work of Gail Paradise Kelly

International Feminist Perspectives on Educational Reform The Work of Gail Paradise Kelly

1st Edition

David H. Kelly
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1996. This volume brings together articles by Gail Paradise Kelly spanning a twenty-year period. It represents an aspect of the history of the feminist movement as related to education. Early articles from 1970 onwards consider experiences of the students’ campus feminist ...

Learning Liberation Women's Response to Men's Education

Learning Liberation Women's Response to Men's Education

1st Edition

Jane Thompson
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1983, this book not only dissects the intrinsic and oppressive sexism of conventional adult and continuing education, but also argues the case for women-centred education with a powerful and compelling logic. A challenging and controversial book of the time, mixing ...

Making a Man of Him Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public School 1929-50

Making a Man of Him Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public School 1929-50

1st Edition

Christine Heward
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1988, this book analyses the effect of public boarding school on those boys who grew to manhood under its influence. With access to over 2000 letters written by parents to the Head Master and governors of Ellesmere College in the period 1929-50, it raises issues about ...

Masculinity Goes to School

Masculinity Goes to School

1st Edition

Rob Gilbert, Pam Gilbert
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1998. This book offers a balanced overview of the issues surrounding boys and education. It looks beyond the often hysterical debate in the popular media to analyse what is happening with boys in the school system and how this can be understood. The authors argue that ...

Mixed or Single-sex School? A Research Study in Pupil-Teacher Relationships

Mixed or Single-sex School? A Research Study in Pupil-Teacher Relationships

1st Edition

R. R. Dale
November 27, 2018

Originally published in 1969. This is the first volume in a trilogy which compares co-educational and single-sex schools. The study is based on the results of over twenty years’ experience among teachers and pupils and examines in detail the differences between the two types of school. This volume ...

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