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

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Lynn Liben Rebecca Bigler
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124115828
eBook ISBN: 9780124115767
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st August 2014
Page Count: 440
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter One: Motivation in Educational Contexts: Does Gender Matter?
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Theoretical Frameworks: Early and Contemporary Approaches
    • 3 A Question of Confidence? Gender and Perceptions of Competence and Control
    • 4 Proving and Improving: Gender and Motives for Evaluation
    • 5 Achievement Goals
    • 6 Achievement and Social Goals, Values, and Interests
    • 7 Social Influences
    • 8 Conclusions
  • Chapter Two: Gender-Related Academic and Occupational Interests and Goals
    • Abstract
    • 1 Theoretical Frameworks
    • 2 Gender Similarities and Differences in Academic Ability and Dispositions
    • 3 Gender Differences in Occupational Interests and Goals
    • 4 Factors that may Shape Gendered Occupational Goals
    • 5 Conclusions
  • Chapter Three: Developmental Interventions to Address the STEM Gender Gap: Exploring Intended and Unintended Consequences
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Documenting the STEM Gender Gap
    • 3 Developmental Mechanisms and a Taxonomy of STEM Intervention Goals
    • 4 Illustrations of STEM Interventions
    • 5 Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Chapter Four: Physical Education, Sports, and Gender in Schools
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Historical Overview
    • 3 Curricular Issues
    • 4 Gender and Motivation to be Physically Active
    • 5 Fitness Testing
    • 6 Social Construction of Bodily Meanings
    • 7 Creating Equitable Climates in Physical Education
    • 8 Education and Sport
    • 9 Conclusions and Implications
  • Chapter Five: Gendered-Peer Relationships in Educational Contexts
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Children's Gender Segregation
    • 3 The Influence of Gendered-Peer Relationships on Children's Development
    • 4 Gender Seg

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area.
  • A wide array of topics are discussed in detail

Readership

Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.


Details

No. of pages:
440
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780124115767
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124115828

Reviews

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.


About the Serial Volume Editors

Lynn Liben Serial Volume Editor

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

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Rebecca Bigler Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Psychology and Women's and Gender Studies, University of Texas at Austin, USA