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Groth, Miles - - 2011
White, Stephanie - - 2011
In the mostly female dominated profession of teaching, this pilot project investigates how a group of males who are both fathers and teachers perceive their experiences as they navigate these dual roles. This qualitative study invited men who were teaching in early childhood, primary and secondary settings in New Zealand, ...
Weber, Gordon - - 2011
This qualitative research explored the impetus, implementation, and barriers to the creation of a men's studies program in a rural Canadian school district. Student engagement in several countries and continents has drawn significant academic attention over the last decade and statistical evidence of lack of engagement, poor attendance, inappropriate behaviour, ...
Johnson, Shaun - - 2011
This article considers the following questions: How does good teaching build a knowledge of gender identity into its practice? How do we begin the slow process of creating a different ethos regarding masculinity? What are the mechanisms through which a new pedagogy of masculinity can operate? As two scholars teaching ...
Gosse, Douglas - - 2011
There is a perceived shortage of males in education provincially and nationally in Canada, particularly at the elementary level. My theoretical framework derives from queer theory, questioning the fluidity of discourse and identities, and troubling accepted, commonplace beliefs, knowledge, and practices. To this end, I interpret data from an online ...
Weaver-Hightower, Marcus - - 2011
Driven largely by concerns over boys' education, countries worldwide have seen crisis discourses over small numbers of male teachers, particularly those teaching young children. Despite public desires and policy movements to increase their numbers, important barriers and challenges remain for male teachers. Preservice teachers' experiences, especially, might illuminate challenges to ...
Davison, Kevin - - 2011
This article points to the complex context of what often is seen as both unproblematic and problematic simultaneously--men and teaching. In addition to brief words on the articles included in this special issue of JMS, the Guest Editors reflect on the contradictions, tensions, strategies and experiences of men who teach. ...
Wynveen, Christopher - - 2011
There has been little research concerning the association between "place meanings" and "place attachment." An understanding of the association between these constructs is important because they do not stand alone, but rather, complement one another. We documented the meanings ascribed to a national forest in California by five groups of ...
Funk, Daniel - - 2011
The current study tested the validity of the Psychological Continuum Model and its usefulness in understanding the progressive nature of participation in recreational golf. Attitudinal and behavioral characteristics that underpin each of the framework's four different stages of increased participation were examined. Surveys were collected from recreational golfers and non-golfers ...
Fix, Peter - - 2011
This study investigated the generalizability across time of a cluster analysis that identified five groups with differing motivations for visiting a National Historic Landmark. Replication of the initial study after a one-year time period suggested the same visitor types (i.e., clusters) were present in both study years; however, the relative ...
Walker, Gordon - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine the causal relationship between leisure satisfaction and acculturative stress. Chinese immigrants to Canada were surveyed six months apart. Four kinds of acculturative stress (all at Time 2) were each hierarchically regressed on: age and gender, years in Canada, the corresponding stressor, and ...
Lundberg, Neil - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate the meanings and outcomes of adaptive sport and recreation participation among individuals with disabilities. In-depth open-ended interviews were conducted with 17 individuals. Analysis of the data followed qualitative data analysis and classical grounded theory utilizing line by line coding, identification of emergent ...
Jun, Jinhee - - 2011
Using theory on identity conflict/facilitation, the purpose of our investigation was to explore the role of identity in the experience of constraints to leisure and constraint negotiation. Identity conflict/facilitation suggests that individuals' commitment to various identities influences their perception of constraints to leisure and constraint negotiation processes. Data collected from ...
Bedini, Leandra - - 2011
Due to the prediction of a significant increase in older adults as well as an expected decrease in availability of professional homecare, the number of informal caregivers in the United States is expected grow exponentially by the year 2050. Unfortunately, caregivers will likely continue to experience negative health consequences due ...
McAdams, James - - 2011
Hixson, Ronald - - 2011
Sajid, Ayesha - - 2011
Eliot, Eve - - 2011
Agarwal, Shashi - - 2011
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