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Educating the Other Gender, Power and Schooling

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ISBN-10: 0750707739

ISBN-13: 9780750707732

Edition: 1998

Authors: Carrie Paechter

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Despite improvements in girls relative academic success at the school leaving level, this book examines how and why girls' education remains subordinated to that of boys.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Series Editors' Preface
Who or What Is the Other?
Woman as Other
The Gaze
The Female as Other in Education
The History of Women's Education
Reason and Moral Development
Male as Subject: The Gaze Is on the Girls
Summary: Key Points
Further Reading
Gender Differences in School
Life in School
Male Domination of Space and Time
Male Domination of Classroom Talk
Girls' Resistance to Male Domination
Subject Takeup in Secondary Schools
Assessment, Achievement and Examinations
Deficit Models and the Schooling of Girls
Summary: Key Points
Further Reading
Gender as a Social and Cultural Construction
Issues of Biological Sex
The Development of Gendered Identities and Roles
The Construction of Gender and Gender Roles in Western Society
Gender as Dimorphic
Gender Roles Involve a Power Relation
Compulsory Heterosexuality
Summary: Key Points
Further Reading
Reconceptualizing Gender Issues in Education
Gender, Power, Pedagogy and the Learning Child
Summary: Key Points
Further Reading
Revaluing Female Voices
Challenging the Mastery of Reason
Reason and the Discourse of Empowerment
Challenging Reason: Gender and Moral Development
The Implications of Gilligan's Work for Education
Summary: Key Points
Further Reading
Some Voices Are More Equal than Others: Subject and Other in the School Curriculum
Design and Technology and Physical Education: Life in a Marginal Subject
Gendered Subject Ideologies and the Social Control of the Working Classes
DandT and PE as Low Status Subjects
Students and Subjects as Parallel Others
Summary: Key Points
Further Reading
Subordinated Femininities and Masculinities in Secondary Schools
Subordinated Masculinities
Sporty Girls
Lesbians and Gay Males in School
Summary: Key Points
Further Reading
Strategies: A Toolkit
'Traditional' Gender Monitoring
Collating quantitative evidence
Examining curriculum materials
Classroom observation
Examining the Relationship between Space and Power
Classroom plans
Staffroom plans
Access to virtual space
Deconstruction: What-if-Not?
Further Reading