Lads and Ladettes in School: Gender and a Fear of Failure
This innovative book looks at how and why girls and boys adopt 'laddish' behaviours in schools. It examines the ways in which students negotiate pressures to be popular and 'cool' in school alongside pressures to perform academically. It also deals with the fears of academic and social failure that influence pupils' school lives and experiences. Drawing extensively on the...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Open University Press
(first published January 1st 2006)
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