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Gender, Masculinities and Lifelong Learning.

Author: Marion Bowl; Robert Tobias; Jennifer Leahy; Graeme Ferguson; Jeffrey Gage
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
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Gender, Masculinities and Lifelong Learning reflects on current debates and discourses around gender and education, in which some academics, practitioners and policy-makers have referred to a crisis of masculinity. This book explores questions such as: Are men under-represented in education? Are women outstripping men in terms of achievement? What evidence supports the view that men are becoming educationally  Read more...
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Bowl, Marion.
Gender, Masculinities and Lifelong Learning.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Bowl; Robert Tobias; Jennifer Leahy; Graeme Ferguson; Jeffrey Gage
ISBN: 9781136294747 1136294740
OCLC Number: 830161450
Description: 1 online resource (209 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Part I: Concepts, theories and current debates; 1 Gender, masculinities and lifelong learning: entering the debate; 2 Ideology, discourse and gender: a theoretical framework; 3 Men and educational participation: is there a problem? Some findings from international surveys; Part II: Changing discourses and images; 4 'Educating Jake': a genealogy of Maori masculinity; 5 Images of men and learning: the impact of imperialism on settler masculinities and lifelong learning. 6 Gender, masculinities and migrants' learning experiences7 Men in United Kingdom adult and community education: the politics of practice and pedagogy; Part III: Gender, masculinities and learning in the life course; 8 Troubling boys and boys-only classes as the solution to 'the problem of underachieving boys'; 9 Learning about fatherhood for men in 'at risk' families; 10 Men's sheds, community learning and public policy; 11 Men's learning through community organizations: evidence from an Australian study. 12 Older men's perspectives on (re- )entering post-compulsory education: insights from a Scottish studyPart IV: Implications; 13 Implications for practice, research and policy; Index.

Abstract:

Gender, Masculinities and Lifelong Learning reflects on current debates and discourses around gender and education, in which some academics, practitioners and policy-makers have referred to a crisis of masculinity. This book explores questions such as: Are men under-represented in education? Are women outstripping men in terms of achievement? What evidence supports the view that men are becoming educationally disadvantaged?Drawing on research from a number of countries, including the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, the contributors' discuss a range of issues which int.

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