Sociology - Gender Differences in Education

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Paetcher
Boys call each other gay or queer if they are successful in education
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Epstein & Willis
Education is viewed as feminine and so boys seen as gay if they do well
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Askew & Ross
Teachers reinforce sexist ideas by being protective of girls, suggesting they cannot cope on their own
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Mac & Ghail
Many W.Class jobs (e.g manufacturing) outsourced abroad, less opportunities for boys = lower expectations = lower self-esteem = SELF FULFILLING PROPHECY
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Phillips
Education seen as feminine, meaning boys find it harder to engage with school
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Stables & Wikely
Gender-stereotypes surrounding subjects often lived up to. Girls do food tech and textitles, boys do science and DT
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Paetcher (part 2)
Girls that do sport have to fight gender stereotypes around school
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Mistos & Browne (Links to Mac & Ghail)
W.Class boys face identity crisis after decline of male employment opportunities
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