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Boys" developing masculinities and their underachievement at school.

Philip A. Barnes

Boys" developing masculinities and their underachievement at school.

by Philip A. Barnes

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Published in [Guildford] [University of Surrey] .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) (Educational Management) - Roehampton Institute London, University of Surrey, 1997.

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Open LibraryOL17127361M

Get this from a library! Schooling the boys: masculinities and primary education. [Christine Skelton] -- "This title explores where masculinity is in primary schools. It has been argued by some commentators that a contributory factor to boys' underachievement is the predominance of women teachers in. Young Masculinities: Understanding Boys in Contemporary Society | Frosh, Stephen, Phoenix, Ann, Pattman, Rob | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle /5(4).

conscious of their rights. What we have is an accumulation of factors that incline boys to turn off from school as their ‘in school’ experience clashes with their gender socialisation and concepts of male identity. In recent times, this has also increasingly involved issues of sexuality and the assertion of heterosexual identity in a File Size: KB.   Researchers in the Gender and Education Association take a critical feminist approach to the issue of boys’ underachievement. They argue that boys' underachievement has long been a feature of the UK education system, but it has recently become a 'moral panic' (In , the UK’s Chief Inspector of Schools called it “one of the.

Educationists believe that one of the causes of boys’ underachievement is the dominance of female teachers in the teaching profession resulting in the feminization of teaching. This paper presents findings from interviews with secondary school teachers on their perceptions towards role modeling, preference for teachers based on gender Cited by:   The education secretary signalled his growing concern yesterday at the widening gap between the performance of male and female pupils. He is right to be concerned. Last Thursday, the A-level.


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Boys" developing masculinities and their underachievement at school by Philip A. Barnes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lads, machos and others: developing `boy-centred' research 3. Hegemonic masculinities 4. Boys talking about girls 5. Girls about boys 6. Ethnic identity, `race' and young masculinities 7. Policing young masculinities 8. Boys and schooling 9. On the way to Cited by:   It has been argued by some commentators that a contributory factor to boys' underachievement is the predominance of women teachers in primary schools which has led to classroom management and teaching styles which 'favour' girls.

As this book shows, primary schools produce a range of masculinities for pupils to draw : Christine Skelton. For many boys, masculinity is incommensurate with approval from their peers at school and, rather than being good at schoolwork, they have to express a.

boys’ underachievement; why boys are underachieving; and what initiatives and school-based practice has developed. While there is some overlap between these sections, this basic structure will help the reader make sense of this weight of material. Statistics Younger & Warrington () suggest that it has been since the earlyFile Size: KB.

This book explores where masculinity is in primary schools. It has been argued by some commentators that a contributory factor to boys' underachievement is the predominance of women teachers in primary schools which has led to classroom management and teaching styles which 'favour' girls.

In describing this material, the authors explore questions such as the place of violence in young people's lives, the functions of 'hardness', of homophobia and football, boys' underachievement in school, and the pervasive racialisation of masculine identity Masculinities will be invaluable to researchers in psychology 5/5(1).

Boys' underachievement in school: Some persistent problems and some current research. Peter West University of Western Sydney, Nepean.

This paper looks first at some issues of masculinity, before turning to some popular books on the subject.

It then reports on a project about boys, sport and schooling. The project's methodology is then explained. Sociological studies with regard the ‘underachievement of males’, throughout the British education system, appear to be dominated by the analysis of three central phenomena; the idea of bias and inequality which flaws the educational system, the prevalence of a modern day, ‘laddish anti-learning culture’ (Byers, S.

“Never mind theories, under-achieving boys need practical. Framing the Issue of Underachievement. Source: From Boys and School: Challenging Underachievement, On the one hand, what seemed to make school worth their time and effort revolved around the quality and frequency of interactions with friends.

On the other, what made school a less than welcoming experience had to do with the teacher. Children are at higher risk of school problems if their parents are not (odds ratio [OR] = ) or are poor school graduate (OR = ), if they are boys (OR = ), if they are born at the end of.

How do boys see themselves. Their peers. The adult world. What are their aspirations, their fears. How do they feel about their own masculinity.

About style, 'race', homophobia. About football?This book examines aspects of 'young masculinities' that have become central to contemporary Author: Stephen Frosh. It is this effort to place the `boys' underachievement' discourse in historical, theoretical and social context that dominates the first half of the book.

Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the history and literature of boys and schooling, and begins by tracing the gender and class dimensions of British education since mass state schooling.

Possible Factors In Underachievement Of Males Within Education Education Essay. Sociological studies with regard the ‘underachievement of males’, throughout the British education system, appear to be dominated by the analysis of three central phenomena; the idea of bias and inequality which flaws the educational system, the prevalence of a modern day, ‘laddish anti.

Of white boys eligible for free school meals, just 37 per cent can read and write properly at This compares with 57 per cent of working-class white girls and 46 per cent of black boys.

Generation of boys 'being failed' by the school system whose new book, The Purpose of Boys, will be published in the UK next month. and pushes boys to work off their physical aggression at. His research has focused on the role that masculinities play in boys' lives at school.

He has also recently completed another book So What's a Boy. co-authored with Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli, Open University Press Cited by: 2. Lads, machos and others: developing `boy-centred' research 3. Hegemonic masculinities 4. Boys talking about girls 5. Girls about boys 6.

Ethnic identity, `race' and young masculinities 7. Policing young masculinities 8. Boys and schooling 9. On the way to /5(4). It is suggested in this paper that there is a need to draw upon this literature, in order to develop a more sophisticated framework of male identity formation at a school level.

The emerging thesis of ‘boys’ underachievement' needs to be located within this framework, that suggests that schools make available a range of femininities and Cited by: realities of boys’ writing experiences can lead to proposed policy and pedagogy solutions that range from the ineffective to the potentially harmful, with unintended consequences for both boys and girls that may worsen the underlying conditions implicated in boys’ literacy by: 8.

Policing young masculinities 8. Boys and schooling 9. On the way to adulthood: relationships with parents At the back of the book are the interview plans with all the questions they asked these 11 to year-old boys, including questions about themselves, their peer groups, girls, relationships with parents, friends and girls, school /5(4).

Boys, Masculinity and Education Barbara Bailey Professor Emerita (Gender and Education) The University of the West Indies Keywords: Masculinity, gender, hegemonic masculinity, male heterosexuality, Data for three levels of education (primary, secondary, tertiary) for countries across the globe1 indicate that moving from primary through.an attempt to ameliorate boys’ underachievement, the incorporation of boy- new Neverland, a site where boys can perform their masculinities, emancipated boys reject school reading to assert their male identity, these same lost boys are confident.MEASUREMENT AND RESEARCH SUPPORT TO EDUCATION STRATEGY GOAL 1 BOYS’ UNDERACHIEVEMENT IN EDUCATION: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE WITH A FOCUS ON READING IN THE EARLY YEARS Education Data for Decision Making (EdData II) Task Order No.

AID-OAA-BC RTI Task Or Activity 13(Project No. File Size: KB.