Volume 47 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in the area of gender in educational, contexts and outcomes.
A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including sexism, race and gender issues, sexual orientation, single-sex education, and physical education.
Each chapter provides in-depth discussions, and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.
- Chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area.
- A wide array of topics are discussed in detail
About the Author
Departments of Psychology, Human Development & Family Studies, and Education, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Table of Contents
1.Motivation in Educational Contexts: Does Gender Matter?
2.Gender-related Academic and Occupational Interests and Goals
3.Developmental Interventions to Address the STEM Gender Gap: Exploring Intended and Unintended Consequences
4.Physical Education, Sports, and Gender in Schools
5.Gendered-Peer Relationships in Educational Contexts
6.Sexism in Schools
7.Analysis and Evaluation of the Rationales for Single-Sex Schooling
8.Factors Affecting Academic Achievement among Sexual Minority and Gender-Variant Youth
9.Framing Black Boys: Parent, Teacher, and Student Narratives of the Academic Lives of Black Boys
10.Creating Developmentally Auspicious School Environments for African American Boys