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The Role of Gender in Educational Contexts and Outcomes

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.

Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

Hardbound, 440 Pages

Published: August 2014

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-411582-8


  • 1. Motivation in Educational Contexts: Does Gender Matter?
    Ruth Butler
    2. Gender-related Academic and Occupational Interests and Goals
    Jennifer Petersen and Janet Shibley Hyde
    3. Developmental Interventions to Address the STEM Gender Gap:  Exploring Intended and Unintended Consequences
    Lynn S. Liben and Emily F. Coyle
    4. Physical Education, Sports, and Gender in Schools
    Melinda A. Solmon
    5. Gendered-Peer Relationships in Educational Contexts
    Carol Lynn Martin, Richard A. Fabes, and Laura D. Hanish
    6. Sexism in Schools
    Campbell Leaper and Christia Spears Brown
    7. Analysis and Evaluation of the Rationales for Single-Sex Schooling
    Rebecca S. Bigler, Amy Roberson Hayes and Lynn S. Liben
    8. Factors Affecting Academic Achievement among Sexual Minority and Gender-Variant Youth
    V. Paul Poteat, Jillian R. Scheer and Ethan H. Mereish
    9. Framing Black Boys: Parent, Teacher, and Student Narratives of the Academic Lives of Black Boys
    Stephanie J. Rowley, Latisha Ross, Fantasy Lozada, Amber Williams, Adrian Gale and Beth Kurtz-Costes
    10. Creating Developmentally Auspicious School Environments for African American Boys
    Oscar A. Barbarin, Lisa Chinn and Yamanda F. Wright


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