Gender identity: education

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  • Created by: mmcbride
  • Created on: 31-03-15 18:09
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  • Gender identity factors
    • Verbal abuse
      • Name - calling puts girls' down
      • Act as social control to make them conform to male expectations
    • Double standards
      • Moral standards applied to one group differ to another group
      • 'Slag' / 'Stud'
    • Teachers + discipline
      • Haywood + Mac an Ghail
        • Found male teachers reinforce gender identities
        • They told boys' off behaving like girls
        • They also ignored boy's verbal abuse towards girls
    • The male gaze
      • A form of social control
      • Male pupils and teachers look girls up and down as sexual objects


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