Cultural Studies: Book Series

Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

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.

  • Learning Liberation

    Women's Response to Men's Education, 1st Edition

    By Jane Thompson

    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…

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  • Girls into Science and Technology

    The Story of a Project, 1st Edition

    By Judith Whyte

    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…

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  • Doing Sex Education

    Gender Politics and Schooling, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie Trudell

    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,…

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  • Gender Matters in Educational Administration and Policy

    A Feminist Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Blackmore, Jane Kenway

    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…

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  • I Answer with My Life

    Life Histories of Women Teachers Working for Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Casey

    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…

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  • Sexuality Education

    A Resource Book, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Cassell, Pamela M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1989. This book describes a variety of ways to plan and implement sexuality education and provides in-depth information on resources available. Each contributor describes one aspect of the practice of sexuality education: its goals, theory, planning and development,…

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  • Toward New Horizons for Women in Distance Education

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karlene Faith

    Originally published in 1988. This book provides an overview of women’s experience, access and needs in distance education. It includes contributions on distance learning programmes in Holland, Canada, the South Pacific, West Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Kenta, Great Britain, India,…

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  • International Feminist Perspectives on Educational Reform

    The Work of Gail Paradise Kelly, 1st Edition

    Edited by David H. Kelly

    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…

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  • Making a Man of Him

    Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public School 1929-50, 1st Edition

    By Christine Heward

    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…

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  • New Futures

    Changing Women's Education, 1st Edition

    By Mary Hughes, Mary Kennedy

    Originally published in 1985. This book explores issues around education for women and uses the British experience as an example of what adult education in its variety can offer to women in breaking traditional moulds. The text raises questions about where women are, where they might be, and how…

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  • Women's Education in the Third World

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By David H. Kelly, Gail P. Kelly

    Originally published in 1989. This detailed bibliography focuses on women’s education in the developing nations of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Middle East. It contains annotations for about 1200 published works in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and German. The…

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  • Women in Primary Teaching

    Career Contexts and Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Julia Evetts

    Originally published in 1990. This study investigates the experiences of women in primary teaching and examines the levels of promotion achieved by men and women in the profession. Using extracts from women’s accounts of their own career histories, Women in Primary Teaching analyses both the…

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  • The Boys' Grammar School

    To-day and To-morrow, 1st Edition

    By H. Davies

    Originally published in 1945. This book is concerned with the secondary school as it developed since the 1902 Education Act. The author points out the strengths and weaknesses and makes suggestions for their improvement. Chapters are devoted to School Certificate, Religion in Education, Curriculum…

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  • Mixed or Single-sex School?

    A Research Study in Pupil-Teacher Relationships, 1st Edition

    By R. R. Dale

    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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  • Mixed or Single-sex School? Volume 2

    Some Social Aspects, 1st Edition

    By R. R. Dale

    Originally published in 1971. This second volume in this three-part set examines specific aspects of social relationships within the school and demonstrates that co-educational and single-sex schools are fundamentally different communities. These volumes examine in detail the social and…

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  • Mixed or Single-sex School? Volume 3

    Attainment, Attitudes and Overview, 1st Edition

    By R. R. Dale

    Originally published in 1974. This final volume in the trilogy is concerned primarily with comparing the academic progress made by pupils of near-equal ability in the two types of school. It considers attainment in different subjects but also attitudes to different subjects and then follows up with…

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  • Gender and the Politics of Schooling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Madeleine Arnot, Gaby Weiner

    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…

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  • Gender Under Scrutiny

    New Inquiries in Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gaby Weiner, Madeleine Arnot

    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.…

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  • Educating Girls

    Practice and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilah C. Leder, Shirley N. Sampson

    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.…

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  • Teaching Gender?

    Sex Education and Sexual Stereotypes, 1st Edition

    By Tricia Szirom

    Originally published in 1988. This book provides a unique perspective on the creation of gender and the way in which sex education programs in schools contribute to this. Through a series of conversations with young people, a picture is developed of the way in which young women and young men view…

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  • Masculinity Goes to School

    1st Edition

    By Rob Gilbert, Pam Gilbert

    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…

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  • Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

    1st Edition

    By Various

    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…

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