Gender Balance and Gender Bias in Education: International Perspectives

Gender Balance and Gender Bias in Education: International Perspectives

by Deirdre Raftery, Maryann Valiulis

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ISBN-13: 9781317986690
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 110
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Deirdre Raftery is the Deputy Head of the School of Education at University College Dublin, Ireland. She has published widely in the area of women’s history and the history of education. Books include Women and Learning in English Writing, 1600-1900; Emily Davies, Collected Letters; and Female Education in Ireland, 1700-1900: Minerva or Madonna?. She is an Honorary Life Member of Girton College Cambridge.

Maryann Valiulis is Director and Chair of the Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies, and a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Her edited books include Gender and Power in Irish History; Gender and Sexuality in Modern Ireland and Women and Irish History.

Table of Contents

1. Gender Balance and Gender Bias in Education: Issues in Education Research - Deirdre Raftery and Maryann Valiulis  2. Gender Balance/Gender Bias: the teaching profession and the impact of feminisation - Sheelagh Drudy  3. A ‘marked success’: physical activity at Miss White’s School - Linda C. Morice  4. African girls, nineteenth-century mission education and the patriarchal imperative - Fiona Leach  5. Gender bias and imbalance: girls in US special education programmes - Emily Arms, Jill Bickett and Victoria Graf  6. ‘Twenty-four seven on computers’: girls, ICTs and risk - Susanne Gannon  7. Hard bargaining on the hard drive: gender bias in the music technology classroom - Victoria Armstrong  8. Exploring modes of communication among pupils in Brazil: gender issues in academic performance - Adila B. M. Teixeira, Carlos E. Villani and Silvania S. do Nascimento  9. ‘He was a bit of a delicate thing’: white middle-class boys, gender, school choice and parental anxiety - Katya Williams, Fiona Jamieson and Sumi Hollingworth

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