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Naughty Boys, Bad Girls: Gender and Discipline at Home and at School - GENX312

The focus of the unit is on discipline and punishment as these are directed towards children and teens at home and at school. It combines the sociology of education with the study of gender in early childhood, adolescence and youth. What are the problems faced by young people and their parents and teachers? What are the best strategies for managing them, and tools for understanding them? Fairy tales and children's books, TV and film, expert advice and self-help manuals are explored alongside the sociological, educational, psychological and gender studies literature offering insight into the behaviour of boys and girls today.

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When Offered:

TBD - Not offered in the current year; next offering is to be determined

Staff Contact(s): Dr Rebecca Sheehan



NCCW(s): SGY355, GEN312
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type: OUA
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Sociology

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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