Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Reassessing Gender and Achievement by Becky Francis

Challenging current theories about gender and achievement, this book assesses the issues at stake and analyses the policy drives and changing perceptions of gender on which the 'gender and achievement' debates are based. This new topical book guides the reader through the different theories and approaches, drawing together and reviewing work on gender and educational performance. The authors also highlight the continuing problems experienced by girls in terms of achievement and classroom interaction. The subjects covered include: * perspectives on gender and achievement * the construction of gender and achievement in education policy * evaluating boys' underachievement * the future for boys and girls? * raising achievement: 'What works in the classroom?' Teachers, education professionals and students engaged in teacher training will welcome the editors' objective yet critical expertise.

Buy Reassessing Gender and Achievement by Becky Francis from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415333252
ISBN-10: 0415333253
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 212
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Reassessing Gender and Achievement by Becky Francis

Book Reviews - Reassessing Gender and Achievement by Becky Francis

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Reassessing Gender and Achievement book by Becky Francis and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Becky Francis

Feminist Critique of Education by Becky Francis
Paperback, December 2011
Feminism and 'The Schooling Scandal' by Becky Francis
Paperback, December 2008
Sage Handbook of Gender and Education by Becky Francis
Hardback, October 2006