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  1. Feminist Critique of Education

    Fifteen Years of Gender Development

    Edited by Christine Skelton, Becky Francis

    Series: Education Heritage

    This book provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in gender and education over the last fifteen years. It includes over thirty-five seminal articles from the journal Gender and Education, written by many of the leading authors in the field from the UK, the USA, Australia and...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Feminism and 'The Schooling Scandal'

    By Christine Skelton, Becky Francis

    Feminism and ‘The Schooling Scandal’ brings together feminist contributions from two generations of educational researchers, evaluating and celebrating the field of gender and education. The focus throughout is on the years of compulsory schooling, examining key concepts in gender and education...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Minority Ethnic Achievement

    Race, Gender, Class and 'Success'

    By Louise Archer, Becky Francis

    Providing fresh insights and understandings about educationally ‘successful’ minority ethnic pupils, this book examines the views, identities and educational experiences of those pupils who are undoubtedly ‘achieving’, but who tend to remain ignored within popular concerns about...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Gender and Lifelong Learning

    Critical Feminist Engagements

    Edited by Carole Leathwood, Becky Francis

    This insightful book is ideal for students, researchers and policy makers wanting a sound overview of the critical issues of gender in lifelong learning. Asking pertinent questions relating to discourses on policy, the authors offer the reader a rare view of lifelong learning from a gender-focused...

    Published September 14th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Reassessing Gender and Achievement

    Questioning Contemporary Key Debates

    By Becky Francis, Christine Skelton

    Challenging current theories about gender and achievement, this book assesses the issues at stake and analyses the policy drives and changing perceptions of gender on which the 'gender and achievement' debates are based. This new topical book guides the reader through the different theories...

    Published August 4th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Boys, Girls and Achievement

    Addressing the Classroom Issues

    By Becky Francis

    Girls are now out-performing boys at GCSE level, giving rise to a debate in the media on boys' underachievement. However, often such work has been a 'knee-jerk' response, led by media, not based on solid research. Boys, Girls and Achievement - Addressing the Classroom Issues fills that gap and:*...

    Published June 22nd 2000 by Routledge