Category: Issues


The Challenges of Doing Feminist Research: Reflecting on the Feminist Research Methodologies Conference

Sheffield University recently held a conference on feminist research methodologies – two members of GEA presented papers and the keynote was delivered by GEA chair, Professor Jessica Ringrose so the association was well represented. With that in mind, we have chosen to reblog this informative piece written by Rachel Handforth, a PhD student at Sheffield and […]

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A conversation with Dr Joyce E. King

IOE UCL is delighted to announce that it will be hosting a conversation with  Dr Joyce E. King on the 8th November 2015.
Dr. Joyce King holds the Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair for Urban Teaching, Learning & Leadership in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University.

Entitled ‘African-centred Education: Healing the wounds of  Dysconcious Racism. […]


Consenting or consuming? What kind of sexuality is 50 Shades of Grey selling to young women?

Emilie Lawrence and Jessica Ringrose
From toilet rolls to sex toys, 50 Shades of Grey spin-offs show that the support for the trilogy has been huge and the backlash even bigger. The book has been criticised for romanticising domestic violence, mental health issues, and for its childish repertoire of words used to describe body parts, experiences […]

2015 Conference, Featured Stories, Future Events, Gender and Education Journal, Issues, Special Issues

Join The GEA!

Formally established in 2002 (and launched on International Women’s Day that year), the Gender and Education Association (GEA) works to challenge and eradicate sexism and gender inequality within and through education. GEA is based in the UK, but has an Executive Committee with representation from other parts of the world and hundreds of international members.
The […]

Call for papers, Featured Stories, Future Events, Gender and Education Journal, Issues


We are pleased to announce the following calls for papers; all three are fantastic opportunities and promise to be exciting events!

1. Neoliberalism, work and gender education (deadline for abstracts is  6 July)


2. Distance learning (deadline for abstracts is 10 July)


3. Theorising curriculum in […]

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White Working-Class Boys’ Learner Identities in Neoliberal Times

Garth Stahl, now at the University of South Australia, discusses his research in London, UK, on white working class boys. Garth’s book Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspiration: Educating White Working-class Boys is now available from Routledge.
In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, […]

2015 Conference, Issues

Generating ‘Good’ Ideas, Writing Good Papers and Reviewing Journal Articles: A free workshop for doctoral students and early career researchers who have not yet published in refereed academic journals

As part of the 2015 Gender and Education Association conference, the Gender & Education editorial team will be running a free workshop for doctoral students and early career researchers who have not yet published in refereed academic journals. It is only open to conference participants, who will need to book a place.
To access more information […]