Chapter 9: Gendered Realities: Fact or Fiction?

Bailey, Barbara
January 2002
Gendered Realities: Essays in Caribbean Feminist Thought;2002, p164
Book Chapter
Chapter 9 of the book "Gendered Realities: Essays in Caribbean Feminist Thought" is presented. It discusses a research on the coeducational classroom at the secondary level of the Jamaican schools and focuses on the patterns of sex differentiation in curriculum participation, and interactions between teachers and students, students and students. The study illustrates the way gender struggles exist in mixed-educational settings, though manifestations of masculinity and femininity varied depending on the context in which observations were being made.


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