Getting it Right for Boys and Girls

Author: Wendy Bradford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134618132
Release Date: 2002-01-04
Genre: Education

Boys' underachievement is grabbing headlines in the education debate, and it has never been more important to solve the problem. This book offers clear and practical strategies to headteachers, classroom teachers and other professionals for ways to address the issue. The book looks at: *reasons for boys' underachievement *ways of adapting teaching styles to maximise learning gains for boys ... and girls *guidance on how to plan successful pyramid, whole-school and classroom approaches *practical strategies for subject leaders and teachers *examples of successful case studies After introductory chapters examining whole-school issues and strategies there are further subject-specific chapters that advise on particular teaching approaches.

Sites of Gender

Author: Barbara Lesley Brookes
Publisher: Auckland University Press
ISBN: 1869403053
Release Date: 2003
Genre: History

This study is the fruit of five years' work by a group of Dunedin scholars into the complex ways in which gender operated as a social structure and a shaping force in the lives of the inhabitants of southern Dunedin in the years from 1890 to World War II.

Encyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology

Author: Trauth, Eileen M.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781591408161
Release Date: 2006-06-30
Genre: Reference

"This two volume set includes 213 entries with over 4,700 references to additional works on gender and information technology"--Provided by publisher.

Gender Capital at Work

Author: K. Huppatz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137284211
Release Date: 2012-10-26
Genre: Social Science

Drawing on interviews with nurses, social workers, exotic dancers and hairdressers, this book explores the processes involved in producing and reproducing gendered and classed workers and occupations.

The gender of breadwinners

Author: Joy Parr
Publisher: Univ of Toronto Pr
ISBN: 0802058531
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Social Science

Winner of the Winner of the Franois-Xavier Garneau Medal, the John A. Macdonald Prize (1990), and the Harold Adam Innis Prize award by the Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada

The Girl Who Dared to Think 5

Author: Bella Forrest
Publisher: Girl Who Dared to Think
ISBN: 1947607979
Release Date: 2018-01-31
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

The Champion has been chosen, and Liana's courage will be put to the test like never before.

Harley Merlin 5

Author: Bella Forrest
ISBN: 1947607693
Release Date: 2018-08
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Magic always comes at a price. Harley is a ticking time bomb, ready to detonate with uncontrollable magic. The only solution? Find the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, make some risky deals, and balance the Light and Darkness within her--before she's torn apart, atom by atom. If only she didn't have a million other problems standing in her way. The new Director of the San Diego Coven isn't exactly friendly, and Katherine has already gained untold power. More than ever, Harley needs answers about the rituals Katherine plans to perform to become like Eris, goddess of discord and destruction. Wade knows that Harley is strong enough to win this battle--not to mention stubborn, overconfident, and wildly reckless. True to his proud family lineage, he's always played by the rules. But for one girl, he's willing to bend those rules, to lie, to give his life. Because love can make a person do crazy things... Continue the journey. Buy now *Beware of spoilers in the reviews below that are without spoiler alerts.*

In Pursuit of Gender

Author: Sarah M. Nelson
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 075910087X
Release Date: 2002-01
Genre: Social Science

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Gendering the European Union

Author: G. Abels
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230353299
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Political Science

An exploration of European integration as seen through a gender lens. This book looks at integration theories, institutional relationships, enlargement, the development of gender law and the role of formal actors, scholars and expert networks in the EU policy-making process. With a focus on gender mainstreaming as a new approach to gender policy.

History of Multicultural Education Volume 5

Author: Carl A. Grant
ISBN: 0805854479
Release Date: 2008-07-09
Genre: Education

This benchmark 6-volume set documents, analyzes, and critiques a comprehensive body of research on the history of multicultural education in the U.S. By collecting and providing a framework for key publications spanning the past thirty-forty years, these volumes provide a means of understanding and visualizing the development, implementation, and interpretation of multicultural education in American society. These volumes do not promote any one scholar's or group's vision of multicultural education, but include conflicting ideals that inform multiple interpretations. Each volume contains archival documents organized around a specific theme: Volume 1: Conceptual Frameworks and Curricular Content Volume 2: Foundations and Stratifications Volume 3: Instruction and Assessment Volume 4: Policy and Governance Volume 5: Students and Student Learning Volume 6: Teachers and Teacher Education The historical time line within each volume illustrates the progression of research and theory on each theme and encourages readers to reflect on the changes in language and thinking concerning educational scholarship in that area. Readers will also see how language, pedagogical issues, and policy reforms have been constructed, assimilated, and mutated over the highlighted period of time. Exploring the tenets of the field and examining the individuals whose work has contributed significantly to equity and social justice for all citizens, this landmark set illuminates the historical importance, current relevance, and future implications of multicultural education.

Female Football Fans

Author: C. Dunn
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137398239
Release Date: 2014-04-18
Genre: Social Science

Most sociological work on football fandom has focused on the experience of men, and it usually talks about alcohol, fighting and general hooliganism. This book shows that there are some unique facets of female experience and fascinating negotiations of identity within the male-dominated world of men's professional football.