Education and Gender

Education and Gender

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Education and Gender draws on international research from the USA, the UK, India, Mexico, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, to provide a comprehensive global overview of the relationship between gender and education. Rooting constructions of gender and sexuality in specific geographical contexts, the contributors consider a range of issues. Themes discussed include the gender gap in educational attainment; pedagogical strategies; stereotyping in curricula; and education policy. Drawing on best practices worldwide, the contributors identify the current gaps and propose solutions to promote gender-just, equitable and pluralistic societies. Each chapter includes key questions to encourage active engagement with the subject and a list of further reading to support taking the exploration further.(2006), Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering. ... Available at Nelson, D. and Rogers, D. (2003), A National Analysis ofDiversity in Science and Engineering Faculties at ... Differential evaluations of performance as a function ofauthora#39;s namea#39;, Sex Roles, 12, 353a€“61. Pedro, J. D., Wolleat, P., Fennema, E. and Becker, A. D. (1981), a#39;Election of high school mathematics by females and males:anbsp;...

Title:Education and Gender
Author:Debotri Dhar
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2014-11-20


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