Gender and schools

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Cassell P L C, 1992 - Education - 184 pages
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Contents

Feminist theories
18
Historical background and legislation
36
nursery and primary school
50
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About the author (1992)

Pat Sikes works in the School of Education at the University of Sheffield. Throughout her career, the study of aspects of teachers' lives and careers through qualitative research methodologies in general and life history/narrative approaches in particular, have been the central strand of Pat's research interest and activity. She has recently published Life History Research in Educational Settings (with Ivor Goodson, Open University Press, 2001 and she is series editor of the Open University Press series Doing Qualitative Research in Educational Settings.
Jon Nixon is Head of the School of Education at the University of Sheffield. Prior to taking up his current post as Professor of Educational Studies, he held chairs in education at the University of Stirling and Canterbury Christ Church University College. He has written widely on the impact of the new management of education on teacher professionalism within the public sector and on academic professionalism within the university sector. He has also written on the institutional conditions of learning, particularly in relation to contexts of multiple disadvantage. His methodological concerns focus on educational research as a mode of public understanding. He is editor of the academic journal Teaching in Higher Education.
Wilfred Carr is Professor of Education in the School of Education at the University of Sheffield. His main research interests are in the philosophy of education, educational theory and educational research methodology. He was the Chair of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain from 1996-1999 and is currently the Executive Editor of Pedagogy, Culture and Society. He is the author (with StephenKemmis) of Becoming Critical: Education, Knowledge and Action Research (1986) which translated into Spanish in 1988; (with Anthony Hartnett) Education and the Struggle for Democracy (1996) and For Education: towards critical educational inquiry (1995) which was translated into Spanish in 1996 and Chinese in 1997.

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