Month: May 2014

New Creative Section in Anthropology of Education Quarterly!

New Creative Section in Anthropology of Education Quarterly!

Send us your art! Call for Papers – Ethnographic Short Fiction, Poetry and Creative Non-Fiction Anthropology and Education Quarterly  Anthropology and Education Quarterly (AEQ) is seeking ethnographic short fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction for a new creative section of the journal focused on alternative productions…

Look what people are saying about Shane!

Look what people are saying about Shane!

My latest comic, Shane the Lone Ethnographer’s guide to qualitative data analysis, The Good, The Bad and The Data has had a lovely review from Dr. George Noblit, Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education at UNC. Thank you so much, Professor Noblit! “Many students find…

The Guys, and the rest of us…

The Guys, and the rest of us…

manA history of framing the teaching of young children as a matter of ‘natural’ female aptitude has led a number of researchers and educators to oversimplify men’s experiences as a foil or antidote to the ills of schooling. Of course, it’s all much more complex than that. Along with my colleague and frequent co-author Christine Mallozzi of the University of Kentucky, I proudly present The Guys, and the Rest of Us. In this qualitative study of men, women, and ‘feminisation’ in early education and care environments, interview data (N =4) are discursively analysed to provide a more nuanced understanding of how male and female careworkers construct and orient themselves in relation to masculinity and maleness.