Gender in Education

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(Before 1980) More boys at A level and university. There were also more boys in science subjects and girls in art
Meighan
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(Before 1980) Girls were invisible in the classroom which damaged their education
Spender
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(Before 1980)Girls had less self confidence than boys and boys were criticised more which improved their confidence.
Licht and Dweck
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(Before 1980) Teachers paid more attention to boys and changed the direction of the lesson if they looked bored.
Stanworth
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Girl's priorities have changed from romance and marriage to education and getting a career
Sharpe
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The rise of the feminist movement positively influenced girl's attitudes
Millet, Greer & Oakley
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Girls are more positive about their education than boys
Gray & McLellan
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Primary socialisation can influence gendered behaviour and subject choice
Oakley
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Failing boys is a 'moral panic' created by the media
Weiner, Arnott & David
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Boys have went through a crisis of masculinity and no longer understand what their role should be within society
Mac an Ghaill
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Working class boys become anti-school because of a lack of opportunities
Kane
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The improvement in girl's performance comes as a result of equal rights for women
Mitsos and Browne
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Boys develop laddish behaviour to reassert their authority over girls
Jackson
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Working class lads reject school because it does not correspond to hegemonic masculinity
Willis
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Archer
Working class girls may also reject school because it conflicts with their notion of femininity
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Middle class boys are more positive about school than working class boys
Connolly
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(Before 1980) Girls were invisible in the classroom which damaged their education

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(Before 1980)Girls had less self confidence than boys and boys were criticised more which improved their confidence.

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(Before 1980) Teachers paid more attention to boys and changed the direction of the lesson if they looked bored.

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Girl's priorities have changed from romance and marriage to education and getting a career

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