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Gender differences in achievement:
1. Suggest 3 reasons why girls do better than boys at school

2. What does McRobbie point to and find in his studies of the impact of feminism?

3. Name 3 changes to the family since the 1970s

4. Suggest one way in which these changes…

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11. What does Boaler say about the impact of equal opportunities on the education system?

12. Has there been an increase or decrease in the amount of female teachers in school? Include a statistic

13. What is a possible impact of schools becoming `feminised'?

14. What does Gorad find about…

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22. How does Slee explain the reason why boys are less attractive to schools than girls?

23. What does the DCSF 2007 claim that the gender gap is mainly because of?

24. How does boys having less of a `bedroom culture' affect their language skills needed to achieve?

25. What…

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34. In Dewar's study, why were some girls called lesbians or `butch'?

35. How does sex-typing influence subject choice?

36. What does Connell claim is one way in which gender and sexual identities are reinforced?

37. Lees found that girls are likely to be called `slags' if they...

38. How…

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43. What does Mac an Ghaill call the visual aspect to the way pupils control each others' identity?

44. What does Mac an Ghaill see the male gaze as?

45. What is a double standard?

46. What does Lees identify about the double standard of sexual morality?


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