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Girl Friendly Schooling - Judith Whyte

Girl Friendly Schooling

By: Judith Whyte (Editor), Rosemary Deem (Editor), Lesley Kant (Editor), Maureen Cruickshank (Editor), Baroness Tessa Ann Vosper Blackstone (Introduction by)

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Published: 5th December 1988
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Asks what makes schooling unfriendly to girls and examines the success or otherwise of interventions intended to bring about change.

glossaryp. x
Prefacep. xii
What Makes Schooling Unfriendly to Girls?p. 1
Editors' Introductionp. 3
Sex Bias in Schools: National Perspectivesp. 7
The Attitudes of Teachersp. 24
Teachers' Attitudes towards Girls and Technologyp. 36
The New Vocationalism in Secondary Schools: Its Influence on Girlsp. 45
Interventions to Make Schooling More Girl Friendlyp. 71
Editors' Introductionp. 73
Girl Friendly Science and the Girl Friendly Schoolp. 77
Personal and Professional: a Feminist Approachp. 93
Referencesp. 104
Inset for Equal Opportunities in the London Borough of Brentp. 105
Referencep. 118
Teacher Attitudes towards Issues of Sex Equalityp. 119
'Humberside Goes Neuter': an Example of Lea Intervention for Equal Opportunitiesp. 131
Development of Lea Policy: Manchesterp. 149
Notep. 156
Reflections on Intervention: Where Do We Go from Here?p. 157
Legislation and Mediation: to What Extent Has the Sex Discrimination Act Changed Girls' Schooling?p. 159
Notep. 165
A Question of Judgmentp. 166
Unfriendly Myths about Women Teachersp. 191
Is 'Girl Friendly Schooling' Really What Girls Need?p. 209
Editorial Notep. 231
Bibliographyp. 234
Indexp. 245
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ISBN: 9780415049443
ISBN-10: 041504944X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 5th December 1988
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 2