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Closing the Gender Gap: Postwar Education and Social Change / Edition 1
     

Closing the Gender Gap: Postwar Education and Social Change / Edition 1

by Madeleine Arnot
 

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ISBN-10: 0745618847

ISBN-13: 9780745618845

Pub. Date: 11/30/1999

Publisher: Wiley

Undergraduate and postgraduate students in education, sociology and gender studies, as well as the general reader with an interest in education or gender.

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Undergraduate and postgraduate students in education, sociology and gender studies, as well as the general reader with an interest in education or gender.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745618845
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/30/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Abbreviations and Acronyms.

Part I: Refashioning Gender Relations.

1. Revisiting Gender in the 1990s.

2. Changing Gender Patterns in Education.

3. Challenging Victorian Values.

Part II: Social Policy and Education Reform.

4. Motherhood and Women's Work in the Welfare State.

5. Schooling, Teachers and Feminism.

6. Markets, Competition and Performance.

Part III: New Generations of Girls and Boys.

7. Schoolgirls and Social Change.

8. Schoolboys and Social Change.

9. Closing the Gender Gap in Education?.

Authors' Note on Further Reading.

References and Bibliography.

Index.

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