Mona, Jamaica
Centre for Gender and Development Studies ;
Male underachievement in high school education in Jamaica, Barbados, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines
9789768125736
976812573X
75 pages
Gender Studies
Teenage boys - Education (Secondary) - West Indies.
Underachievers - Social conditions - 21st century. - West Indies
Sex differences in education - West Indies.
Contents6
Acknowledgements7
Introduction8
Gender and Caribbean High School Achievement12
The Study Methods15
Background to the Research25
Gender Expectations29
The Use of Verbal Discipline32
The Issue of Male Role Models38
Coeducation Versus Single Sex Schools42
Gender Socialization47
Sex/Gender Identity Development53
Concluding Discussion61
Appendixes69
Bibliography76