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1

Boaler

Equal opportunity polices like GIST and WISE / national curriculum are key to changing female attainment

2

Gorard

1988 introduced GCSEs and coursework which. Favoured girls as they did much better than boys

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Browne

- girls are better at coursework due to them being more organised due to primary socialisation
- globalisation has had a negative impact on boys engagement with education

4

Mc Robbie

Studied girls magazines compared to 1970s and sees a change in girls expectations

5

Archer

Working class girls seek to gain symbolic capital from their peers which comes to conflict with the school . This includes being loud , hyper heterosexual activity identity and focusing on their appearance

6

Evans

Working class girls who want to achieve is based on their caring nature of their identity but their class background might hold them back from elite universities

7

Read

Edu action might be dominated by females but has a masculine ethos

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Esptein

Laddish subcultures form because working class boys who study are labelled as gay or sissies because they associate masculinity with tough labour

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Bryne

Teachers encourage boys to be tough and girls to be nice and helpful . This early socialisation shapes boys and girls interests and gender domains

10

Norman

Subject choices are different due to gender role socialisation

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Ross

Children's beliefs about gender domains are based on early experience and will have an impact on subject choices

12

Connell

Hegemonic masculinity - subordinates feminine and gay identities which will have an impact on engagement and subject choices

13

Lees

- double standard in sexuality between boys and girls - girls called slags for many sexual partners whereas boys can boast about it
- name calling also enforces make power within the school structure

14

Ghail

-The male gaze subordinates the female position in school
- peer groups reduce a range of different class based masculine gender identities.
- many teachers tell off boys for acting like girls and ignore verbal abuse to them