publication . Article . 2016

Teachers' Perceptions of Female Student Aggression at an All-Girls School.

Clare Rebecca Winter; Karen McKenzie;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Sep 2016
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • Country: United Kingdom
There has been limited research into how teachers view and respond to relational aggression in girls. The existing research is largely quantitative and questionnaire based and has indicated that gender stereotypes may influence teachers’ perceptions of female aggression. The present study adopted a qualitative approach, using semi-structured interviews to explore how seven teachers (six females and one male) working in a single sex (all girls) school, experienced and perceived female student aggression. The results were analysed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis and three themes were identified: the physicality of female aggression, aggression as th...
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: C800, Aggression, medicine.symptom, medicine, Power structure, Developmental psychology, Assertion, Phenomenology (philosophy), Semi-structured interview, Psychology, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Self-control, Social psychology, Peer relationships
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