Researching Gender in Adult Learning

by Joanna Ostrouch-Kaminska (Volume editor) Edmée Ollagnier (Volume editor)
©2008 Edited Collection 254 Pages


Contents: Joanna Ostrouch/Edmée Ollagnier: Introduction: claiming space - making waves – Edmée Ollagnier: Gender, learning, recognition – Agnieszka Zembrzuska: Gender aspects of career counselling in Poland: a Foucauldian perspective – Elżbieta Wołodźko: Reflectivity and emancipation in feminist action research – Linden West: Gendered space: men, families and learning – Joanna Ostrouch: Researching with gender sensitiveness: two cases – Monika Grochalska: Qualitative methods in social mobility research – Tuula Heiskanen: Approaching gender issues with action research: collaboration and creation of learning spaces – Ingrid de Saint-Georges: «She will never be a mason»: interacting about gender and negotiating a woman’s place in adult training and education – Agnieszka Bron: Biographical methodology in gender studies and adult learning – Edyta Łyszkowska: Polish women’s mimetic behaviour under TV influence – Borislav Tchalovski: School context and stereotypes reproduction: the role of the teacher – Sheila Gaynard: Choices and transitions in lifelong learning and life course development: one woman’s story – Anna Vidali: Women and knowledge: a study of teachers in early childhood education.


ISBN (Softcover)
Erwachsenenbildung Geschlechterforschung Aufsatzsammlung Women identity Gender methodology Life history Gender stereotype
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2008. 254 pp., num. tables and graphs

Biographical notes

Joanna Ostrouch-Kaminska (Volume editor) Edmée Ollagnier (Volume editor)

The Editors: Joanna Ostrouch is Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Sociology of Education, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Poland). Her interests concern social and cultural aspects of gender and learning, gender socialization, balancing work and family life. Edmée Ollagnier is Associate Professor at the Department of Adult Education, University of Geneva (Switzerland). Her feminist research work is centered on gender, knowledge, social and professional recognition.


Title: Researching Gender in Adult Learning