Challenging Homophobia

Teaching About Sexual Diversity

  • Lutz Van Dijk
  • Barry Van Driel
Tells how educators in various national and cultural contexts deal with prejudice, discrimination, stereotyping and sometimes overt violence against sexual minorities, particularly lesbians and gays. This book focuses on the importance of changing the attitudes of people who believe that their homophobic views on sexuality are morally superior.
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Teaching About Sexual Diversity

  • Lutz Van Dijk
  • Barry Van Driel
Tells how educators in various national and cultural contexts deal with prejudice, discrimination, stereotyping and sometimes overt violence against sexual minorities, particularly lesbians and gays. This book focuses on the importance of changing the attitudes of people who believe that their homophobic views on sexuality are morally superior.

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Women Teaching Boys

Caring and Working in the Primary Schools

  • Martin Ashley
  • John Lee
Since the achievement of boys became an issue, the media have made much of the “shortage” of male teachers. This book provides primary teaching professionals with an authoritative reference source on the “problem with boys” and the “feminization of primary schooling”.
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Caring and Working in the Primary Schools

  • Martin Ashley
  • John Lee
Since the achievement of boys became an issue, the media have made much of the “shortage” of male teachers. This book provides primary teaching professionals with an authoritative reference source on the “problem with boys” and the “feminization of primary schooling”.

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Sikh Women in England

Religious,Social and Cultural Beliefs

  • Satwant Kaur Rait
This is a scholarly and fascinating ethnographic study by a Sikh woman who came to England after growing up and going to university in the Punjab. It illustrates the changes in the values of Sikh women in England over the years and between the migrants and British born Sikhs. Dr. Rait’s research subjects, all based in Leeds, come from varied backgrounds and together make up a picture of Sikh women that is transferable to England and the UK. The book is arranged as follows Chapter 1 The backgrounds of the Sikh women; Chapter 2 Religious values; Chapter 3 Women in Sikhism and Sikh society; Chapter 4 The social life of Sikh women; Chapter 5 Cultural values; Chapter 6 entitled Listen to Me provides excerpts from the women’s stories about their own lives, and the conclusion confirms that Sikh women have adapted well to life on a different continent and have a strong sense of identity.
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Religious,Social and Cultural Beliefs

  • Satwant Kaur Rait
This is a scholarly and fascinating ethnographic study by a Sikh woman who came to England after growing up and going to university in the Punjab. It illustrates the changes in the values of Sikh women in England over the years and between the migrants and British born Sikhs. Dr. Rait’s research subjects, all based in Leeds, come from varied backgrounds and together make up a picture of Sikh women that is transferable to England and the UK. The book is arranged as follows Chapter 1 The backgrounds of the Sikh women; Chapter 2 Religious values; Chapter 3 Women in Sikhism and Sikh society; Chapter 4 The social life of Sikh women; Chapter 5 Cultural values; Chapter 6 entitled Listen to Me provides excerpts from the women’s stories about their own lives, and the conclusion confirms that Sikh women have adapted well to life on a different continent and have a strong sense of identity.

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Personal and Political

Feminisms, Sociology and Family Lives

  • Miriam David
This work reviews education policy and academic developments since the 1970s. It explores the relationships between social and family change, political movements and public policy developments and shows how they have influenced theories, research and methodologies in the academy.
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Feminisms, Sociology and Family Lives

  • Miriam David
This work reviews education policy and academic developments since the 1970s. It explores the relationships between social and family change, political movements and public policy developments and shows how they have influenced theories, research and methodologies in the academy.

Price: £19.99

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Missing Men in Education

  • Mary Thornton
  • Patricia Bricheno
Presents a historical perspective on whether and how the lack of men in teaching significantly affects boys’ learning and behaviour in school. This book considers the complexity of male teacher subjectivities and identities and maps the origins, motivations and career trajectories of men teachers as compared to women.
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  • Mary Thornton
  • Patricia Bricheno
Presents a historical perspective on whether and how the lack of men in teaching significantly affects boys’ learning and behaviour in school. This book considers the complexity of male teacher subjectivities and identities and maps the origins, motivations and career trajectories of men teachers as compared to women.

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Review of Recent Research on the Achievement of Girls in Single Sex Schools

  • Jannette Elwood
  • Caroline Gipps
This review of research on girls’ achievement includes the debate about single-sex schools and their effect on girls’ performance, and the setting up of single-sex classes in mixed-sex schools to counteract gender-related differences in performance.
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  • Jannette Elwood
  • Caroline Gipps
This review of research on girls’ achievement includes the debate about single-sex schools and their effect on girls’ performance, and the setting up of single-sex classes in mixed-sex schools to counteract gender-related differences in performance.

Price: £6.95

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Race, gender and educational desire

  • Heidi Safia Mirza
This lecture argues that by understanding the black and Asian collective desire for education, we can begin to reclaim the meaning of education, reinstating it as a radical site of resistance and refutation, so evident in the postcolonial experience.
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  • Heidi Safia Mirza
This lecture argues that by understanding the black and Asian collective desire for education, we can begin to reclaim the meaning of education, reinstating it as a radical site of resistance and refutation, so evident in the postcolonial experience.

Price: £5.00

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Public visions, private matters

  • Ann Oakley
This lecture examines the changing state of the social division of labour between men and women.
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  • Ann Oakley
This lecture examines the changing state of the social division of labour between men and women.

Price: £2.50

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Production, reproduction and education

Women, children and work in contemporary Britain

  • Heather Joshi
This lecture reviews the findings of two decades’ research on three ways in which women’s work and the reproduction of the population are related and the difference which is made to each relationship by the level of women’s education.
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Women, children and work in contemporary Britain

  • Heather Joshi
This lecture reviews the findings of two decades’ research on three ways in which women’s work and the reproduction of the population are related and the difference which is made to each relationship by the level of women’s education.

Price: £3.00

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