Description - Gender in Policy and Practice by Amanda Datnow
This book exposes the complexity of single-sex schooling, and sheds new light on how gender operates in policy and practice in education. The essays collected in this volume cover a wide range of institutions, including K-12 and higher education, (US) public and private schools, and schools in the US and beyond. Detailing the educational experiences of both young men and women, this collection examines how schooling shapes - and is shaped by - the social construction of gender in history and in contemporary society.
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Author Biography - Amanda Datnow
Amanda Datnow is Assistant Professor in the Department of Theory and Policy Studies in Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. Lea Hubbard is Assistant Research Scientist in the Sociology Department at the University of California, San Diego. They are co-authors of the forthcoming Extending Educational Reform (RoutledgeFalmer, 2002).