SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.19 issue48School roots of Physical EducationPedagogical theories cosntitution of phisical education author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

Share


Cadernos CEDES

Print version ISSN 0101-3262On-line version ISSN 1678-7110

Abstract

SOUSA, Eustáquia Salvadora de  and  ALTMANN, Helena. Boys and girls: genre issues and its implication on education. Cad. CEDES [online]. 1999, vol.19, n.48, pp.52-68. ISSN 0101-3262.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32621999000100004.

In this paper gender is discussed as a social construction which is established by a given culture in relation to men and women. Gender is characterised as a relational construction with reference not only to the other sex but also to categories such as race, age, social class and motor skills. The paper also analyses: (i) boys' and girls' anticipated bodily expectations and how they manifest in school culture; (ii) how this concept of sport can be re-defined by applying this notion of gender to contents in Physical Education; (iii) possibilities for teachers' interventions in the construction of relationships between boys and girls.

Keywords : Gênero; cultura escolar; educação física; esporte.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf epdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License