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Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender in Education / Edition 1
     

Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender in Education / Edition 1

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ISBN-10: 0787960748

ISBN-13: 2900787960741

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Is biology destiny? Are schools shortchanging girls--or boys? If so, what can educators do to ensure that both succeed? These are among the questions confronting teachers of students of all ages. This fascinating anthology pulls together the major camps of the gender debate to illustrate how this issue affects every facet of the educational enterprise. Topics covered

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Is biology destiny? Are schools shortchanging girls--or boys? If so, what can educators do to ensure that both succeed? These are among the questions confronting teachers of students of all ages. This fascinating anthology pulls together the major camps of the gender debate to illustrate how this issue affects every facet of the educational enterprise. Topics covered include the nature/nurture debate, gender achievement gaps, testing and teaching bias, the cultural context of gender, and sexual harassment. This book will be a valuable primer for anyone interested in making classrooms more supportive and equitable places for all students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900787960741
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Jossey-Bass Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
784

Table of Contents

Sourcesxi
About the Authorsxv
Acknowledgmentsxix
Forewordxxi
Introduction: The History of Gender Issues in Education
1."Too Strong for a Woman"--The Five Words That Created Title IX2
2.Feminists Discover the Hidden Injuries of Coeducation12
Part 1Female and Male Identity
3.Images of Relationship51
4.Real Boys: The Truths Behind the Myths88
5.Where It All Begins: The Biology of Boyhood101
6.Do Girls and Boys Have Different Cultures?125
Part 2Negotiating the Classroom
7.Thorns Among Roses: The Struggle of Young Boys in Early Education153
8.The Miseducation of Boys182
9.The Madgirl in the Classroom204
10.How Girls Negotiate School243
Part 3Gender Equity in the Curriculum
11.Course-Taking Patterns277
12.Breaking the Barriers: The Critical Middle School Years301
13.Misreading Masculinity: Speculations on the Great Gender Gap in Writing314
14.Girls and Design: Exploring the Question of Technological Imagination329
15.Educational Software and Games: Rethinking the "Girls' Game"345
16.The Evaded Curriculum361
17.Sexuality, Schooling, and Adolescent Females: The Missing Discourse of Desire375
Part 4Violence in Schools
18.Bullying as Sexual Harassment in Elementary Schools409
19.How Early Vulnerability Becomes Bad Behavior: Hurt Little Boys Become Aggressive Big Boys429
20.Striking Back: Sexual Harassment at Weston459
21.Boys to Men: Questions of Violence476
Part 5The Interaction of Gender, Race, and Class
22.Diversity in Girls' Experiences: Feeling Good About Who You Are497
23.School Rules510
24.Characteristics of Communities Affecting Participation/Success543
25.Naughty by Nature584
26.Examining Women's Progress in the Sciences from the Perspective of Diversity609
Part 6Single Sex Versus Coeducation
27.Single-Sex Education in Grades K-12: What Does the Research Tell Us?647
28.Single-Sex vs. Coeducational Schools677
29.Why Johnny Can't, Like, Read and Write700
30.What's Sex Got to Do with It? Simplistic Questions, Complex Answers722
31.Anita Hill Is a Boy: Tales from a Gender-Fair Classroom734

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