The Role of Gender in Educational Contexts and Outcomes: Volume 47

The Role of Gender in Educational Contexts and Outcomes: Volume 47

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Volume 47 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in the area of gender in educational, contexts and outcomes.

A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including sexism, race and gender issues, sexual orientation, single-sex education, and physical education.

Each chapter provides in-depth discussions, and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 440 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 26mm | 879.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, figures
  • 0124115829
  • 9780124115828

Table of contents

1. Motivation in Educational Contexts: Does Gender Matter?
2. Gender-related Academic and Occupational Interests and Goals
3. Developmental Interventions to Address the STEM Gender Gap: Exploring Intended and Unintended Consequences
4. Physical Education, Sports, and Gender in Schools
5. Gendered-Peer Relationships in Educational Contexts
6. Sexism in Schools
7. Analysis and Evaluation of the Rationales for Single-Sex Schooling
8. Factors Affecting Academic Achievement among Sexual Minority and Gender-Variant Youth
9. Framing Black Boys: Parent, Teacher, and Student Narratives of the Academic Lives of Black Boys
10. Creating Developmentally Auspicious School Environments for African American Boys
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About Rebecca S. Bigler

Departments of Psychology, Human Development & Family Studies, and Education, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
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