The Politics of Gender and Education: Critical Perspectives

The Politics of Gender and Education: Critical Perspectives

by S. Ali
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403904901

ISBN-13: 9781403904904

Pub. Date: 11/18/2003

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

What are the politics of gender within education? How are the issues of gender being explored in diverse educational settings? Does gender still matter in education? This book draws together the work from an international array of authors working at the cutting edge of gender research in education. From policy issues affecting single mothers to the incorporation of

Overview

What are the politics of gender within education? How are the issues of gender being explored in diverse educational settings? Does gender still matter in education? This book draws together the work from an international array of authors working at the cutting edge of gender research in education. From policy issues affecting single mothers to the incorporation of 'Southern learning' into Northern contexts, this collection provides a compelling argument for renewed engagement with gender issues at both macro and micro political levels within the full range of educational contexts - from primary to higher education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403904904
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/18/2003
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on the Editors and Contributors Introduction PART I: POLITICAL AND POLICY CONTEXTS A Feminist Critique of Public Policy Discourse about Educational Effectiveness; M.E.David Turning it Around: Debating Approaches to Gender and North-South Learning; H.Poulsen Boys and Underachievement in the Canadian Context: No Proof for Panic; K.G.Davison, T.A.Lovell, B.W.Frank and A.B.Vibert PART II: MACRO POLICIES AND MICRO EFFECTS Gender Equity Policy and Education: Reporting on/from Canada; L.Eyre, T.A.Lovell and C.A.Smith Genderspace: Learning Online and the Implications of Gender; C.Hanson, S.Flansberg and M.S.Castano Inside Leadership Circles and the Managerial Quagmire: Key Influences on Women Administrators' Mobility and Opportunity in US Higher Education; M.A.Danowitz Sagaria and M.A.Rychener PART III: POLITICISING EDUCATIONAL IDENTITIES Feet of Class and Relations of Power; J.Brine Gender, Identity and Social Change: Understanding Adults' Learner Careers; S.Webb Diverse Identities in Postgraduate Research: Experiencing Gender and Class; S.Clegg The Corporealty of Learning: Women Students and the Body; J.Quinn Index

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