Warrington Molly, Younger Mike & Williams John (2000). Â« Student Attitudes, Image and the Gender Gap Â». British Educational Research Journal, vol. 26, nÂ° 3, p. 393–407. ISSN 0141-1926. En ligne : <http://www.informaworld ... .1080/01411920050030914>.
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|Resource type: Journal Article
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 0141-1926
BibTeX citation key: Warrington2000a
|Categories: Apprentissages et psychologie
Keywords: adolescent, certification, comportement, Ă©ducation prioritaire, genre
Creators: Warrington, Williams, Younger
Collection: British Educational Research Journal
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|URLs http://www.informa ... /01411920050030914|
This article, based on a 3 year study in East Anglian schools, draws on a range of evidence pointing to different attitudes of girls and boys to General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) work. Suggestions are made to account for these differences, with particular emphasis being placed on peer pressure, image and social groupings. Although these are relevant to both sexes, it was found to be more acceptable for girls to work hard and still be part of the 'in crowd', whilst boys were under greater pressure to conform to a 'cool', masculine image, and were more likely to be ridiculed for working hard. The article concludes by suggesting that one approach to closing the current gender gap may be to enable boys in school to move beyond the stereotypical image of the macho male.
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