To pass the test: the timing of boys’ parallel positioning

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Asp-Onsjö, Lisa; Öhrn, Elisabet;
  • Publisher: Education Inquiry
  • Journal: Education Inquiry (issn: 2000-4508, eissn: 2000-4508)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/edui.v6.25466
  • Subject: gender; achievement; peer group; secondary education; Sweden

Boys’ (under) achievement is frequently on the agenda in the Nordic countries, like in other parts of the Western world. Theoretical explanations for their lower achievement than girls typically emphasise the dissociation between hegemonic young masculinities and school... View more
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