Gender Matters

Building on the Past, Recognizing the Present, and Looking Toward the Future

Authored by: Kathryn Scantlebury

Handbook of Research on Science Education

Print publication date:  July  2014
Online publication date:  July  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415629379
eBook ISBN: 9780203097267
Adobe ISBN: 9781136221972

10.4324/9780203097267.ch10

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Abstract

Gender is shorthand to capture a diverse range of scholarship that address gender relations, identities, inequalities, differences and the cluster of experiences, identifications, discourses, histories and forms of subjectivity that intersect with the category or sign of “gender.” Gender has always been, and remains, an over-determined signifier, a key word in contemporary culture, which is often called upon to perform much analytic and descriptive work.

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