Gender Tales: Tensions in the Schools

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GENDER TALES
Tensions in the Schools

Judith S. Kleinfeld University of Alaska Fairbanks

Suzanne Yerian University of Washington EDITORS

ST. MARTIN'S PRESS . New York

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Gender Tales: Tensions in the Schools
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Contents xi
  • Part One - The Meaning of Gender Equality in the Schools 1
  • References 6
  • Chapter 1 - "Girlspeak" and "Boyspeak": Gender Differences in Classroom Discussion 7
  • Readings 11
  • Chapter 2 - A Rare Commodity 12
  • Readings 18
  • Chapter 3 - The Teacher Who Knew Too Much 19
  • Readings 23
  • Chapter 4 - Jane, the Reluctant Mathlete 24
  • Readings 29
  • Chapter 5 - Her Work Is Not Scholarly! 30
  • Readings 37
  • Chapter 6 - Girls on the Wrestling Team: A Community Fight 38
  • Readings 45
  • Chapter 7 - The Venerable Tradition of Separate-Sex Schooling 46
  • Readings 49
  • Part Two - Increasing Achievement Among Young Women 51
  • References 55
  • Chapter 8 - The Square Parachute: Science in Gender-Mixed Groups 57
  • Readings 68
  • Chapter 9 - Burn Schools to the Ground 69
  • Readings 76
  • Chapter 10 - Tough Anna 77
  • Readings 81
  • Chapter 11 - Diane News: the Choice 82
  • Readings 87
  • Chapter 12 - Opening Pandora's Box: the Mystery Behind an "Ideal Student" 88
  • Readings 94
  • Chapter 13 - Going to the Oracle: Susan Consults the "Big Feminist" 95
  • Readings 98
  • Chapter 14 - You'Ll Be Washing Dishes 100
  • Readings 106
  • Part Three - Establishing Professional Standing for Female Teachers 107
  • References 109
  • Chapter 15 - Diane: Gender, Culture, and A Crisis of Classroom Control 111
  • Readings 116
  • Chapter 16 - Patsy: the Hunt for the Golden Egg 117
  • Readings 130
  • Chapter 17 - The Day the Heat Went On 131
  • Readings 137
  • Chapter 18 - The Alliance 138
  • Readings 144
  • Part Four - Sexual Harassment in the Schools 145
  • References 148
  • Chapter 19 - The Boys on the Bus: Bad Language or Sexual Harassment? 149
  • Readings 155
  • Chapter 20 - Lisa's Complaint 156
  • Readings 159
  • Chapter 21 - When Good Intentions Aren't Enough 161
  • Readings 164
  • Chapter 22 - Who Is the Victim? 165
  • Readings 169
  • Part Five - Sexual Slurs, Sexual Stereotyping, and the Marketplace of Ideas 171
  • References 174
  • Chapter 23 - "T" Is for T-Shirt . . . and Take It to Court 175
  • Readings 178
  • Chapter 24 - Jockeying for Position: the Battle Over Classroom Speech 179
  • Readings 188
  • Appendix - Jockeying for Position 189
  • Chapter 25 - The Girls at Central -- They Sure Got Nice Behinds 193
  • Readings 198
  • Chapter 26 - March in Minneapolis 199
  • Readings 205
  • About the Editors 206
  • Index 207
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