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Gender and education

Last Updated: 20-Oct-2014

This guide is for those researching gender in education.

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Background information

Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, Inc., 2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC1099 .E38 2012 V.1
"The major aim of this encyclopedia is to describe the most important concepts, theories, research, policies, case studies, and programs at the pre-school through the postsecondary levels and their implications for educational reform. Diversity is defined broadly in this encyclopedia and includes race, ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation (LGBT), religion, language, and exceptionality, which encompasses giftedness and disability." p. xlviii
New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2002.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC189.95 .E38 2002
"Pooling together writings from leading academic authorities in education, this single-volume reference provides readers and researchers with provocative new topics and issues in the sociology of education. Entries cover both national and international perspectives and studies, and tackle controversial points in education today, from gender inequality to globalization, minorities to meritocracy."
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC213 .G425 2007 V.1
"In this two volume set, educators explore the intersection of gender and education. Their entries deal with educational theories, research, curricula, practices, personnel, and policies, but also with variations in the gendering of education across historical and cultural contexts. The various contributors discuss gender as a social construction. The latest research on boys and masculinities, as well as girls and feminism, is included."
Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, c2007.
Green Library » Stacks » HQ1180 .H35 2007
"The Handbook of Feminist Research is both a theoretical and a practical approach to conducting social science research on, for, and about women. A goal of this Handbook is to help readers develop an understanding of feminist research by introducing a range of feminist epistemologies, theories, methodologies, and methods that have had a significant impact on feminist research practice and on the teaching of women's studies scholarship."
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LC1752 .H57 1998
"a concise reference tool for researchers, scholars, teachers, students, and laypersons interested in examining significant events, ideas, movements, institutions, and people concerned with the history of women's education in the United States from the colonial period to the present."
New York : Routledge, 2000.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » HQ1115 .R69 2000 V.1
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC212.9 .R69 2006
Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2006.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC212.9 .S24 2006
"It is a comprehensive overview of different theoretical positions on gender issues in schools. The contributions cover all sectors of education from early years to higher education; curriculum subjects; methodological and theoretical perspectives; and gender identities in education. Each chapter reviews, synthesises and provides a critical interrogation of key contemporary themes in education."
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2002.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC1569 .W66 2002
"documents the experiences of the many groups of women who are part of the higher education system--students, administrators, faculty, and staff--across a broad spectrum of social class, age, sexual orientation, and racial/ethnic groups."
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LB15 .I565 2013 V.1
"Part I provides a set of entries on major topics in education that are particularly salient in an international context....Part II includes entries for the nations of the world, organized by major regions."

New books

Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2332.34 .I73 O26 2014
New edition /
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1195 .P18 2014
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LD4672 .K54 2014
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC1397 .G73 2014
Practice-oriented.
London : Commonwealth Secretariat, c2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC212.9 .A88 2009 F
Practice-oriented.
Rotterdam : Sense Publishers, c2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » HQ1453 .R878 2013
Rotterdam : Sense Publishers, c2014.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2332.3 .C375 2014

Journals

Abingdon, Oxfordshire, Eng. : Carfax Pub. Co. c1989-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
New York, NY : Begell House, Inc., c1994-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » Q130 .J678 V.19 2013
"Discipline-specific issues related to women and minorities are consolidated to address the entire educational environment from K through post-graduate and on to continuing education. Included are explorations of feminist teaching methods, black student/white teacher interactions, cultural phenomena that affect classroom climate, and new questions to ask of science."

Databases

Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Gender databases

Beachwood, OH : Responsive Database Services,
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Contains full text of reports, articles, and newsletters on issues affecting women.
[Stamford, CT] : Softline Information, Inc., [1998 or 1999]-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Full text collection of journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings and governmental NGO and special reports devoted to women's and gender issues. Contains materials dating back to the 1970's.
Baltimore, MD: National Information Services Corp. (NISC), c1991,1996-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Indexes the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Over 800 essential sources include: journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, important websites & web documents, and grey literature.

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