“Rednecks,” “Rutters,” and `Rithmetic

  title={“Rednecks,” “Rutters,” and `Rithmetic},
  author={Edward W. Morris},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  pages={728 - 751}
Research with predominately minority, urban students has documented an educational “gender gap,” where girls tend to be more likely to go to college, make higher grades, and aspire to higher status occupations than boys. We know less, however, about inequality, gender, and schooling in rural contexts. Does a similar gap emerge among the rural poor? How does gender shape the educational experiences of rural students? This article explores these questions by drawing on participant observation and… 
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