GENDER DIFFERENCES IN EDUCATION EXTERNAL FACTORS

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GENDER DIFFERENCES IN EDUCATION

EXTERNAL FACTORS

Impact of feminism

Fem mov chall trad stereotypes of mother, housewife and nuclear family

Not yet achi full equality but fem has increases womens expect and self-esteem

McRobbie 1994

Magazines= women 'left on shelf' if not marries. Now = independent women

Affects girls' self - image and ambitions with regard to family and careers

Changes in family - since 1970s

Increase in divorce + cohabitation + lone parent

Decrease in no. of 1st marriages

Smaller families

Increase number of female lone parent famlies - may mean woemn become breadwinner…

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