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Youdell

2000

Educational triage, C/D economy

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Browne

2008

Rollercoaster of achievement by gender

3

Mitsos & Browne

1998

Service sector = feminised career opportunities

Crisis in masculinity

Girls more organised, neat, better listening/speaking skills

4

McRobbie

1994

More strong female role models compared to 70s (Jackie Magazine)

5

Webb

2008

70% of women in work, expected to work now

6

Lobban

1974/76

Girls in stories are studious and quiet, boys boisterous and loud

2/225 books didn’t show women in domestic roles

7

Francis

2001

More women in professional jobs = role models

Boys receive more attention in class but usually discipline

Boys labelled as swots may reject school values

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Weiner

1995

Gender stereotypes removed from textbooks, more positive female imagery now

9

Groddal

1994

Boys boisterous - negative attention

10

Gorard

2005

Coursework increased the gender gap of attainment

11

Why are girls supposedly better suited to coursework?

Mitsos and Browne - girls are neater, more organised, better at speaking and listening

Barber 1996 - boys overestimate their abilities

Licht and Dweck 1987 - girls less confident

12

Epstein

1998

Laddish subcultures attack boys for working hard - labelled swots

13

Stanworth

1983

Boys blame others for their failures

FE teachers care more about boys, more likely to know their names

14

Kelly

1979

Science dominated by male teachers

Boys monopolise equipment

15

Goddard-Spear

1984

STEM teachers:
49% - girls less practical
42% - men’s careers more important
29% - women belong in the home

16

Ross

1991

More comfortable within “gender domain”

17

Sewell

Feminised curriculum alienates boys

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Mac an Ghail

Boys who try are seen as feminine by other boys