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The Role of Gender in Educational Contexts and Outcomes

Volume 46 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.

Audience
Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

Hardbound, 440 Pages

Published: September 2014

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-411582-8

Contents

  • 1. Sexism in School Contexts
      Campbell Leaper
    2. Gendered Peer Relations in Educational Contexts
      Carol Lynn Martin
    3. Boys of Color: Creating Auspicious Environments to Promote Success at School
      Oscar F. Barbarin
    4. Motivation in Educational Contexts: Does Gender Matter?
      Ruth Butler
    5. Gender-related Academic and Occupational Interests and Goals
      Janet Hyde
    6. Mechanisms by Which Single-Sex Education Affects Children’s Outcomes
      Amy Robertson Hayes
    7. Victimization Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Atypicality: Academic Outcomes and Implications for Education
      V. Paul Poteat
    8. Race and Gender Issues in Schools
      Stephanie Rowley
    9. Gender-targeted STEM Interventions:  Implicit Assumptions and Developmental Consequences
      Lynn S. Liben
    10. Physical Education, Sports, and Gender in Schools
      Melinda A. Solmon

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