Educational Foundations

Gender

  1. Gender Balance and Gender Bias in Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Maryann Valiulis

    This book presents a compelling range of international research on the issues of gender balance and gender bias in education. The chapters draw on cutting edge work from the US, Latin America, the UK, Ireland and Africa, presenting readers with new insights into how educators and students often...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Masculinity and Education

    Edited by Amanda Coffey, David James

    The uncertain, complex and problematic relationships between masculinity and education have come to occupy a prominent position within the sociology of education in recent years. This collection of articles brings together a range of different perspectives, offering both empirical and theoretical...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Education and Masculinities

    Social, cultural and global transformations

    By Chris Haywood, Mairtin Mac an Ghaill

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    Across media, academy and popular culture in western societies there is much talk of an implosion of the modern gender order. Education is often presented as a key site in which a crisis of masculinity is played out, and schools have become a focus for practical attempts to reconcile social and...

    Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Postfeminist Education?

    Girls and the Sexual Politics of Schooling

    By Jessica Ringrose

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    This book challenges a contemporary postfeminist sensibility grounded not only in assumptions that gender and sexual equality has been achieved in many Western contexts, but that feminism has gone ‘too far’ with women and girls now overtaking men and boys - positioned as the new victims of gender...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Gender, Race, and the Politics of Role Modelling

    The Influence of Male Teachers

    By Wayne Martino, Goli Rezai-Rashti

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an illuminating account of teachers’ own reflections on their experiences of teaching in urban schools. It was conceived as a direct response to policy-related and media-generated concerns about male teacher shortage and offers a critique of the call for more male role models in...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Gendered Regulations and Resistances in Education

    Edited by Jessica Ringrose

    Rethinking Gendered Regulations and Resistances in Education highlights key debates on the theme of ‘regulation and resistance’, focusing on some of the most pressing contemporary issues in the field of gender and education today. It underlines the need for educational research to attend to...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Boys and Their Schooling

    The Experience of Becoming Someone Else

    By John Whelen

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book presents an ethnographic study of the experiences of teenage boys in an Australian high school. It follows a group of thirteen to fifteen year olds over a period of more than two years, and seeks to understand why so many boys say they hate school yet enjoy being with...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge