By Marion Bowl,Robert Tobias,Jennifer Leahy,Graeme Ferguson,Jeffrey Gage

ISBN-10: 0415667585

ISBN-13: 9780415667586

ISBN-10: 0415667593

ISBN-13: 9780415667593

Gender, Masculinities and lifetime Learning displays on present debates and discourses round gender and schooling, during which a few lecturers, practitioners and policy-makers have noted a trouble of masculinity. This booklet explores questions similar to: Are males under-represented in schooling? Are ladies outstripping males when it comes to fulfillment? What facts helps the view that males have gotten educationally disadvantaged?

Drawing on learn from a couple of international locations, together with the united kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, the participants' speak about quite a number matters which intersect with gender to affect on schooling, together with structural elements similar to category, ethnicity and age in addition to colonisation and migration. The booklet presents facts and argument to light up modern debates concerning the involvement of fellows and ladies in schooling, including:

  • The impression of colonisation at the gendering of schooling and lifetime learning

  • International surveys on males, girls and academic participation

  • Gender, masculinities and migrants’ studying stories

  • Boys-only sessions as a reaction to ‘the challenge of underachieving boys’

  • Men’s views on studying to develop into mom and dad

  • Community studying, gender and public coverage

  • Older men’s views on (re-)entering post-compulsory schooling


The e-book is going directly to recommend the results for perform, learn and coverage. Importantly, it significantly addresses the various taken-for-granted ideals approximately males and their engagement in lifelong studying, offering new proof to illustrate the complexity of gender and schooling at the present time. With those complexities in brain, the authors supply a framework for constructing extra realizing of the problems concerned with gender and lifetime learning.

Gender, Masculinities and lifetime Learning should be of curiosity to any practitioner open to clean principles and ways in educating and programming attached with gender and schooling.


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