Lads and Ladettes in School
Gender and A Fear of FailureeBook - 2006
This innovative book looks at how and why girls and boys adopt 'laddish' behaviours in schools. It examines the ways in which students negotiate pressures to be popular and 'cool' in school alongside pressures to perform academically. It also deals with the fears of academic and social failure that influence pupils' school lives and experiences. Drawing extensively on the voices of students in secondary schools, it explores key questions about laddish behaviours, such as:. Are girls becoming mor.
Publisher: Maidenhead ; New York : Open University Press, 2006
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 176 pages)