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Author Morris, Edward W., 1973-
Title Learning the hard way [electronic resource] : masculinity, place, and the gender gap in education / Edward W. Morris
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (224 p.)
Series Rutgers series in childhood studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- Respect and respectability -- The "hidden injuries" of gender -- Too cool forschool: masculinity and the contradictions ofachievement -- "Rednecks" and "rutters": rural masculinity and class anxiety -- "Clownin'" and "riffin'": urban masculinity and the complexity of race -- "Girls just care about it more": femininity and achievement as resistance -- Friday night fights
Description based on print version record
Subject Academic achievement -- United States -- Case studies
Blacks -- Race identity -- United States -- Case studies
Men -- United States -- Identity -- Case studies
High school boys -- United States -- Social conditions -- Case studies
Sex differences in education -- United States -- Case studies
Alt Author Project Muse
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