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Title Men, masculinities and teaching in early childhood education : international perspectives on gender and care / edited by Simon Brownhill, Jo Warin and Inga Wernersson
Published Abingdon, Oxon : New York, NY : Routledge, 2016
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Contents More men : Swedish arguments over four decades about 'missing men' in ece and care / Inga Wernersson -- Male role models in education (0-8) : an English perspective / Simon Brownhill -- Children's interpretive reproduction of gender conscious didactic agendas in a Swedish pre-school / Annica L¿fdahl and Maria Hjalmarsson -- The ballad of the big manly guy : male and female teachers construct the gendered careworker in US early education contexts / Christine Mallozzi and Sally Campbell Galman -- Big and muscular boys : teaching of normality in pre-school through food and eating / Anette Hellmann -- Gender in pre-school and child-centred ideologies / Vina Adriany -- Teachers' beliefs, norms and values of gender equality in pre-schools / Ingrid Granbom -- Pioneers, professionals, playmates, protectors, "poofs" and "paedos" : Swedish male pre-school teachers' construction of their identities / Jo Warin -- Being professional : norms relating to male pre-school teachers in Japanese kindergartens and nurseries / Anette Hellman, Chie Nakazawa and Kiyomi Kuramochi -- Gendered ideals and sports coaching : reflections on the male as "the centre" of sports in relation to child sports / Karin Grahn
Summary This stimulating book sets out to critically explore the notion of men, masculinities and teaching in early childhood education. It addresses the global pattern of gender, teaching and care where men are in the minority, and explores the notion that the greater involvement of men within teaching and associated professions has the potential to transform gender relations for future generations. International contributors raise critical questions about the construction of masculinities, the continuing reluctance of men to engage in this type of work, and the influence of political and public deba
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Early childhood education -- Cross-cultural studies
Male teachers -- Cross-cultural studies
Men in education -- Cross-cultural studies
Sex differences in education -- Cross-cultural studies
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
Early childhood education.
Male teachers.
Men in education.
Sex differences in education.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Brownhill, Simon, editor.
Warin, Jo, editor.
Wernersson, Inga, 1948- editor.
ISBN 131763165X