What is the relationship between gender andthe humanitarian function of education? How does this relationship change indifferent countries of the world? Educationand Gender draws on international research fromnumerous countries including the USA, UK, India, Mexico, Sub-Saharan Africa andthe Caribbean, to provide a comprehensive global overview of the relationshipbetween gender and education. The contributors consider a range of issues, fromthe gender gap in educational attainment and pedagogical strategies and teachertraining to stereotyping in curriculum and gender issues in education policy,all the time rooting constructions of gender and sexuality in specificgeographical contexts. Drawing on best practices word-wide, the contributorsidentify the current gaps and propose solutions to promote gender-just,equitable and pluralistic societies. Case studies provide real examples andeach chapter contains a summary of the key points within the chapter to enableeasy navigation, key questions to encourage you to actively engage with thematerial and a list of further reading to support you in taking yourexploration further.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 427 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 13 mm
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