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The men and the boys
Questions about men and boys have aroused remarkable media attention and public interest in recent years. But what have we learned about masculinity, and where is our thinking on the subject headed?
The neoliberal cascade and education: an essay on the market agenda and its consequences
Education has been powerfully affected by the rise of a neoliberal political, economic and cultural agenda. The Australian experience since the 1980s is outlined. Educators need to understand
Gender, health and theory: conceptualizing the issue, in local and world perspective.
  • R. Connell
  • Political Science, Sociology
    Social science & medicine
  • 1 June 2012
Change among the Gatekeepers: Men, Masculinities, and Gender Equality in the Global Arena
  • R. Connell
  • Sociology, Economics
    Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 March 2005
E quality between women and men has been a doctrine well recognized in international law since the adoption of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (United Nations 1958), and as a principle
Cool Guys, Swots and Wimps: The Interplay of Masculinity and Education.
Most educational work concerned with changes in gender relations has been addressed to girls, justified on ‘equal opportunity’ principles, and governed by ‘sex‐role’ theories. This framework is not
Good teachers on dangerous ground: towards a new view of teacher quality and professionalism
Ideas about what makes a good teacher are important in thinking about educational reform, and have come into focus recently. These ideas are contested and open to change. The first part of this paper
Gender: In World Perspective
The Question of Gender examines the role of gender in personal life, politics, and public policy in the development of gender relations in the 21st Century.
Southern Theory: The Global Dynamics of Knowledge in Social Science
Introduction . Acknowledgments . Part I: Northern Theory . Empire and the creation of a social science. Modern general theory and its hidden assumptions. Imagining globalisation. Part II: Looking