Scholarship on Girls

AAUW “Educational Software and Games: Rethinking the ‘Girls’ Game” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

AAUW, “How Girls Negotiate School” by Research for Action (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Basow, S. & Rubin, L. “Gender Influences on Adolescent Development” (In Beyond Appearance)

Boaler, J. & Sengupta-Irving, T. “Nature, Neglect and Nuance: Changing Accounts of Sex, Gender and Mathematics” (In The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education).

Bertram, C., Hall, J., Fine, M., & Weis, L. (2000). Where the girls (and women) are. American Journal of Community Psychology, 28(5), 731-755.

Bettis, P. & Adams, N. “Landscapes of Girlhood” (In Geographies of Girlhood)

Brown, L. M. (. (2003). Girlfighting: Betrayal and rejection among girls. New York, NY, US: New York University Press.

Burman, E. (2005). Childhood, neo-liberalism and the feminization of education. Gender and Education, 17(4), 351-367.

Callan, J. “Practice and Education Issues Related to Adolescent Girls” (In Beyond Appearance)

Charles, C. (2007). Digital media and “girling” at an elite girls’ school. Learning, Media and Technology, 32(2), 135-147.

Currie, D. H., Kelly, D. M., & Pomerantz, S. (2007). ‘The power to squash people’: Understanding girls’ relational aggression. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 28(1), 23-37.

Davies, J. (2003). Expressions of gender: An analysis of pupils’ gendered discourse styles in small group classroom discussions. Discourse & Society, 2003, 14, 2, Mar, 14(2), 115-132.

Davies, J., & Brember, I. (1999). Boys outperforming girls: An 8-year cross-sectional study of attainment and self-esteem in year 6. Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 19(1), 5-16.

Debold, E., Brown, L. M., Weseen, S., & Brookins, G. K. (1999). Cultivating hardiness zones for adolescent girls: A reconceptualization of resilience in relationships with caring adults. Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.

Fine, M. Weis, L. (Eds.). (2003). Silenced voices and extraordinary conversations: Re-imagining schools New York, NY, US: Teachers College Press.

Fine, M., Weis, L., Centrie, C., & Roberts, R. (2000). Educating beyond the borders of schooling. Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 31(2), 131-151.

Gurian, M., Henley, P., & Trueman, T. (2001). Boys and girls learn differently!: A guide for teachers and parents. San Francisco, CA, US: Jossey-Bass.

Gurian, M., & Stevens, K. (2004). With boys and girls in mind. Educational Leadership, 62(3), 21.

Hadley, M. (2003). Relational, indirect, adaptive, or just mean: Recent work on aggression in adolescent girls—part I. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 4(4), 367-394.

Hipwell, A. E., & Loeber, R. (2006). Do we know which interventions are effective for disruptive and delinquent girls? Clinical child and family psychology review, 9(3-4), 221-255.

Horn, S. S. (2004). Mean girls or cultural stereotypes? essay review of social aggression among girls by Marion K. Underwood. Human development, 47(5), 314-320.

Hubler, A. “Can Anne Shirley Help ‘Revive Ophelia?: Listening to Girl Readers” (In Delinquents and Debutantes)

Kearney, M. “Producing Girls: Rethinking the Study of Female Youth Culture” (In Delinquents and Debutantes)

Kommer, D. (2006). Boys and girls together: A case for creating gender-friendly middle school classrooms. The Clearing House, 79(6), 247-251.

Lafferty, J. A. (2007). Sugar and spice and everything nice? A contemporary review of girls’ social and aggressive behaviors. US: American Psychological Association.

MacNaughton, G. “Constructing Gender in Early-Years Education” (In The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education).

Martin, J. & van Essen, M. “The Legacy of Mary Wollstonecraft: The Education of Girls in History and Today” (In The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education).

Mcclung, S. R. (. (2007). Cyberbullying: Mean girls or authentic relationships? ProQuest Information & Learning). Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 67 (8-B) (Electronic; Print)

McEwen, A., Knipe, D., & Gallagher, T. (1997). The impact of single-sex and coeducational schooling on participation and achievement in science: A 10-year perspective. Research in Science and Technological Education, 15(2), 223-233.

Merten, D. E. (2005). Transitions and “trouble”: Rites of passage for suburban girls. Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 36(2), 132-148.

Oliver, K. L., & Lalik, R. (2004). Critical inquiry on the body in girls’ physical education classes: A critical poststructural perspective. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 23(2), 162-195.

Orenstein, P. “Anita Hill is a Boy: Tales From A Gender-Fair Classroom” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Pipher, M. (1994). Reviving Ophelia: Saving the selves of adolescent girls

Prettyman, S. S. (1998). Discourses on adolescence, gender, and schooling: An overview. Educational Studies: A Journal in the Foundations of Education, 29(4), 329-340.

Ringrose, J. (2006). A new universal mean girl: Examining the discursive construction and social regulation of a new feminine pathology. Feminism & Psychology, 16(4), 405-424.

Sadker, D., & Silber, E. S. (2007). Gender in the classroom: Foundations, skills, methods, and strategies across the curriculum Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks).

Salisbury, J., Rees, G., & Gorard, S. (1999). Accounting for the differential attainment of boys and girls at school. School Leadership & Management, 19(4), 403-426.

Shinew, D. & Jones, D. “Girl Talk: Adolescent Girls’ Perceptions of Leadership” (In Geographies of Girlhood)

Skelton, C. “Boys and Girls in Elementary School” (In The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education).

Thome, B. “Do Girls and Boys have Different Cultures?” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Weis, L. (., & Fine, M. (Eds.). (2000). Construction sites: Excavating race, class, and gender among urban youth New York, NY, US: Teachers College Press.

Weis, L., & Fine, M. (2001). Extraordinary conversations in public schools. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 14(4), 497-523.

Zhong, H., Zhao, X., & Deason-Howell, L. M. (2005). Does gender matter? assessing the new D.A.R.E. program effects on mediators across gender groups. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 49(4), 15-25.

JOURNAL ARTICLES GIRLS AND ACHIEVEMENT

AAUW “Course-Taking Patterns” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Adler, P. A., & And Others. (1992). Socialization to gender roles: Popularity among elementary school boys and girls. Sociology of Education, 65(3), 169-187.

Altermatt, E. R., & Kim, M. E. (2004). Getting girls de-stereotyped for SAT exams. Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 70(1), 43-47.

Breland, H. M., & And Others. (1991). A study of gender and performance on advanced placement history examinations. college board report no. 91-4 No. ETS-RR-91-61) College Board Publications, Box 886, New York, NY 10101-0886 ($12.00).

Britner, S. L., & Pajares, F. (2006). Sources of science self-efficacy beliefs of middle school students. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 43(5), 485-499.

Camarata, S. & Woodcock, R. Sex Differences in Processing Speed: Development Effects in Males and Females. Intelligence Vol. 34, Issue 3, May-June 2006. pp. 231-252.

Chambers, E. A., & Schreiber, J. B. (2004). Girls’ academic achievement: Varying associations of extracurricular activities. Gender and Education, 16(3), 327-346.

Cooper, J. (2006). The digital divide: The special case of gender. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 22(5), 320-334.

Davies, J., & Brember, I. (1999). Boys outperforming girls: An 8-year cross-sectional study of attainment and self-esteem in year 6. Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 19(1), 5-16.

Duckworth, A. L., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2006). Self-discipline gives girls the edge: Gender in self-discipline, grades, and achievement test scores. Journal of educational psychology, 98(1), 198-208.

Elwood, J. (2005). Gender and achievement: What have exams got to do with it? Oxford Review of Education, 31(3), 373-393.

Erkut, S. Fields, J., Sing, R. & Marx, F. “Diversity in Girls’ Experiences: Feeling Good about Who you Are” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Gillibrand, E., Robinson, P., Brawn, R., & Osborn, A. (1999). Girls’ participation in physics in single sex classes in mixed schools in relation to confidence and achievement. International Journal of Science Education, 21(4), 349-362.

Houtte, M. V. (2004). Gender context of the school and study culture, or how the presence of girls affects the achievement of boys. Educational Studies, 30(4), 409-423.

Hyde, J. S., & Kling, K. C. (2001). Women, motivation, and achievement. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 25(4), 364-378.

Inzlicht, M., & Ben-Zeev, T. (2003). Do high-achieving female students underperform in private? the implications of threatening environments on intellectual processing. Journal of educational psychology, 95(4), 796-805.

Kenney-Benson, G. A., Pomerantz, E. M., Ryan, A. M., & Patrick, H. (2006). Sex differences in math performance: The role of children’s approach to schoolwork. Developmental psychology, 42(1), 11-26.

Lee, V. E., & Burkam, D. T. (1996). Gender differences in middle grade science achievement: Subject domain, ability level, and course emphasis. Science Education, 80(6), 613-650.

Leung, J. J., & And Others. (1996). Some gender differences in academic motivational orientations among secondary school students. Educational Research Quarterly, 20(2), 17-32.

McEwen, A., Knipe, D., & Gallagher, T. (1997). The impact of single-sex and coeducational schooling on participation and achievement in science: A 10-year perspective. Research in Science and Technological Education, 15(2), 223-233.

McGlone, M. S., & Aronson, J. (2006). Stereotype threat, identity salience, and spatial reasoning. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 27(5), 486-493.

McGlone, M. S., Aronson, J., & Kobrynowicz, D. (2006). Stereotype threat and the gender gap in political knowledge. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 30(4), 392-398.

Meece, J. L., Glienke, B. B., & Burg, S. (2006). Gender and motivation. Journal of School Psychology, 44(5), 351-373.

Oliver, K. L., & Lalik, R. (2004). Critical inquiry on the body in girls’ physical education classes: A critical poststructural perspective. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 23(2), 162-195.

Osborne, J. W. (2000). Testing stereotype threat: Does anxiety explain race and sex differences in achievement?

Osborne, J. W. (2007). Linking stereotype threat and anxiety. Educational Psychology, 27(1), 135-154.

Osborne, J. W., & Walker, C. (2006). Stereotype threat, identification with academics, and withdrawal from school: Why the most successful students of colour might be most likely to withdraw. Educational Psychology, 26(4), 563-577.

Pomerantz, E. M., Altermatt, E. R., & Saxon, J. L. (2002). Making the grade but feeling distressed: Gender differences in academic performance and internal distress. Journal of educational psychology, 94(2), 396-404.

Prettyman, S. S. (1998). Discourses on adolescence, gender, and schooling: An overview. Educational Studies: A Journal in the Foundations of Education, 29(4), 329-340.

Ryan, K. E., & Ryan, A. M. (2005). Psychological processes underlying stereotype threat and standardized math test performance. Educational Psychologist, 40(1), 53-63.

Sanders, J. “Gender and Technology: What the Research Tells Us” (In The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education).

Salisbury, J., Rees, G., & Gorard, S. (1999). Accounting for the differential attainment of boys and girls at school. School Leadership & Management, 19(4), 403-426.

Steele, C. M. (1997). A threat in the air: How stereotypes shape intellectual identity and performance. American Psychologist, 52(6), 613-629.

Thompson, T., & Dinnel, D. L. (2007). Poor performance in mathematics: Is there a basis for a self-worth explanation for women? Educational Psychology, 27(3), 377-399.

Williams, B. T. (2006). Girl power in a digital world: Considering the complexity of gender, literacy, and technology. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 50(4), 300-307.

JOURNAL ARTICLES GIRLS AND RACE, CULTURE, CLASS

Banks, Cerri “Black Girls/White Spaces: Managing Identity Through Memories of Schooling” (In Geographies of Girlhood)

Chong, W. H., Huan, V. S., Yeo, L. S., & Ang, R. P. (2006). Asian adolescents’ perceptions of parent, peer, and school support and psychological adjustment: The mediating role of dispositional optimism. Current Psychology: Developmental, Learning, Personality, Social, 25(3), 212-228.

Crean, H. F. (2004). Social support, conflict, major life stressors, and adaptive coping strategies in Latino middle school students: An integrative model. Journal of Adolescent Research, 19(6), 657-676.

DeBlase, G. L. (2003). Missing stories, missing lives: Urban girls (re)constructing race and gender in the literacy classroom. Urban Education, 38(3), 279-329.

deJesus, M. “Fictions of Assimilation: Nancy Drew, Cultural Imperialism and the Filipina/American Experience” (In Delinquents and Debutantes)

Hunter, R. C., & Bartee, R. (2003). The achievement gap: Issues of competition, class, and race. Education and Urban Society, 35(2), 151-160.

Kapungu, C. T., Holmbeck, G. N., & Paikoff, R. L. (2006). Longitudinal association between parenting practices and early sexual risk behaviors among urban African American adolescents: The moderating role of gender. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 35(5), 783-794.

Lee, S. J., & Vaught, S. (2003). “You can never be too rich or too thin”: Popular and consumer culture and the Americanization of Asian American girls and young women. Journal of Negro Education. Special Issue: Commercialism in the Lives of Children and Youth of Color: Education and Other Socialization Contexts, 72(4), 457-466.

Oyserman, D., Bybee, D., & Terry, K. (2003). Gendered racial identity and involvement with school. Self and Identity. Special Issue: Culture, the Self, and identity, 2(4), 307-324.

Reay, D. “Compounding Inequalities: Gender and Class in Education” (In The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education).

Rubin, L. R., Fitts, M. L., & Becker, A. E. (2003). “Whatever feels good in my soul”: Body ethics and aesthetics among African American and Latina women. Culture, medicine and psychiatry, 27(1), 49-75.

Ward, J. & Robinson-Wood, T. “Room at the Table: Racial and Gendered Realities in the Schooling of Black Children” (In The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education).

JOURNAL ARTICLES GIRLS AND DEVELOPMENT

Adler, P. A., & And Others. (1992). Socialization to gender roles: Popularity among elementary school boys and girls. Sociology of Education, 65(3), 169-187.

Carlo, G., Raffaelli, M., Laible, D. J., & Meyer, K. A. (1999). Why are girls less physically aggressive than boys? personality and parenting mediators of physical aggression. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 40(9-10), 711-729.

Denmark, F. “Enhancing the Development of Adolescent Girls” (In Beyond Appearance)

Salisbury, J., Rees, G., & Gorard, S. (1999). Accounting for the differential attainment of boys and girls at school. School Leadership & Management, 19(4), 403-426.

JOURNAL ARTICLES GIRLS AND IDENTITY

Adams, N. “Fighters and Cheerleaders: Disrupting the Discourse of ‘Girl Power’ in the New Millennium” (In Geographies of Girlhood).

Jewett, L. “Power Beads, Body Glitter, and Backseat Bad-Asses: Girls, Power, and Position on the School Bus” (In Geographies of Girlhood)

Lucey, H., Melody, J., & Walkerdine, V. (2003). Uneasy hybrids: Psychosocial aspects of becoming educationally successful for working-class young women. Gender and Education, 15(3), 285-299.

Niemi, N. S. (2005). The emperor has no clothes: Examining the impossible relationship between gendered and academic identities in middle school students. Gender and Education, 17(5), 483-497.

JOURNAL ARTICLES GIRLS AND SOCIALIZATION, PARENTING, HOME, FRIENDSHIPS

Brown, L. Way, N. & Duff, J. “The Others in my I: Adolescent Girls’ Friendships and Peer Relations” (In Beyond Appearance)

Carlo, G., Raffaelli, M., Laible, D. J., & Meyer, K. A. (1999). Why are girls less physically aggressive than boys? personality and parenting mediators of physical aggression. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 40(9-10), 711-729.

Claes, M., Lacourse, E., Ercolani, A., Pierro, A., Leone, L., & Presaghi, F. (2005). Parenting, peer orientation, drug use, and antisocial behavior in late adolescence: A cross-national study. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 34(5), 401-411.

Clewell, B. “Breaking the Barriers” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Conger, R. D., & And Others. (1993). Family economic stress and adjustment of early adolescent girls. Developmental psychology, 29(2), 206-219.

DeZolt, D. & Henning-Stout, M. “Adolescent Girls’ Experiences in School and Community Settings” (In Beyond Appearance)

Hastings, P. D., Rubin, K. H., & DeRose, L. (2005). Links among gender, inhibition, and parental socialization in the development of prosocial behavior. Merrill Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 51(4), 467-493.

Kapungu, C. T., Holmbeck, G. N., & Paikoff, R. L. (2006). Longitudinal association between parenting practices and early sexual risk behaviors among urban African American adolescents: The moderating role of gender. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 35(5), 783-794.

Merton, D. “Barbies, Bases, and Beer: The Role of Home in Junior High School Girls’ Identity Work” (In Geographies of Girlhood)

Scanlon, J. “Boys-R-Us: Board Games and the Socialization of Young Adolescent Girls” (In Delinquents and Debutantes)

JOURNAL ARTICLES GIRLS’ PSYCHOLOGY

Angold, A., Costello, E. J., Erkanli, A., & Worthman, C. M. (1999). Pubertal changes in hormone levels and depression in girls. Psychological medicine, 29(5), 1043-1053.

Biro, F. M., Striegel-Moore, R. H., Franko, D. L., Padgett, J., & Bean, J. A. (2006). Self-esteem in adolescent females. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39(4), 501-507.

Eccles, J., Barber, B., & Jozefowicz, D. “Self-Evaluations of Competence, Task Values, and Self-Esteem” (In Beyond Appearance)

Hankin, B. L., & Abramson, L. Y. (2002). Measuring cognitive vulnerability to depression in adolescence: Reliability, validity and gender differences. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 31(4), 491-504.

Merten, J. (2005). Culture, gender and the recognition of the basic emotions. Psychologia: An International Journal of Psychology in the Orient, 48(4), 306-316.

Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (., & Girgus, J. S. (1995). Explanatory style and achievement, depression, and gender differences in childhood and early adolescence. Hillsdale, NJ, England: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

Nolen-Hoeksema, S., & Girgus, J. S. (1994). The emergence of gender differences in depression during adolescence. Psychological bulletin, 115(3), 424-443.

Nolen-Hoeksema, S., Girgus, J. S., & Seligman, M. E. (1991). Sex differences in depression and explanatory style in children. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Special Issue: The emergence of depressive symptoms during adolescence, 20(2), 233-245.

Nolen-Hoeksema, S. & Girgus, J. “Explanatory Style and Achievement, Depression, and Gender Differences in Childhood and Early Adolescence” (In Explanatory Style)

Pomerantz, E. M., Altermatt, E. R., & Saxon, J. L. (2002). Making the grade but feeling distressed: Gender differences in academic performance and internal distress. Journal of educational psychology, 94(2), 396-404.

Rubin, K. H., Dwyer, K. M., Booth-LaForce, C., Kim, A. H., Burgess, K. B., & Rose-Krasnor, L. (2004). Attachment, friendship, and psychosocial functioning in early adolescence. Journal of Early Adolescence, 24(4), 326-356.

Striegel-Moore, R. & Cachelin, F. “Body image concerns and Disordered Eating in Adolescent Girls: Risk and Protective Factors” (In Beyond Appearance)

Wade, T. J., Cairney, J., & Pevalin, D. J. (2002). Emergence of gender differences in depression during adolescence: National panel results from three countries. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 41(2), 190-198.

JOURNAL ARTICLES GIRLS AND SEXULATITY/SEXUALIZATION

Attwood, F. (2006). Sexed up: Theorizing the sexualization of culture. Sexualities, 9(1), 77-94.

Atwood, J. D. (2006). Mommy’s little angel, daddy’s little girl: Do you know what your pre-teens are doing? American Journal of Family Therapy, 34(5), 447-467.

Fine, M. (1988). Sexuality, schooling, and adolescent females: The missing discourse of desire. Harvard Educational Review, 58(1), 29-53.

Fine, M., & McClelland, S. I. (2006). Sexuality education and desire: Still missing after all these years. Harvard Educational Review, 76(3), 297-338.

Mellor, D. & Epstein, D. “Appropriate Behavior? Sexualities, Schooling and Hetero-gender” (In The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education).

Orenstein, P. “Striking Back: Sexual Harassment at Weston” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Prettyman, Sandra Spickard “‘We Ain’t No Dogs’: Teenage Mothers (Re)define Themselves” (In Geographies of Girlhood)

Santelli, J. S., Kaiser, J., Hirsch, L., Radosh, A., Simkin, L., & Middlestadt, S. (2004). Initiation of sexual intercourse among middle school adolescents: The influence of psychosocial factors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 34(3), 200-208.

Tolman, D. “Female Adolescent Sexuality in Relational Context: Beyond Sexual Decision Making” (In Beyond Appearance)

Wilcox, B. “Sexual Obsessions: Public Policy and Adolescent Girls” (In Beyond Appearance)

JOURNAL ARTICLES GIRLS AND BOYS

Davies, J., & Brember, I. (1999). Boys outperforming girls: An 8-year cross-sectional study of attainment and self-esteem in year 6. Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 19(1), 5-16.

Gurian, M., Henley, P., & Trueman, T. (2001). Boys and girls learn differently!: A guide for teachers and parents. San Francisco, CA, US: Jossey-Bass.

Gurian, M., & Stevens, K. (. (2005). The minds of boys: Saving our sons from falling behind in school and life. San Francisco, CA, US: Jossey-Bass.

Houtte, M. V. (2004). Gender context of the school and study culture, or how the presence of girls affects the achievement of boys. Educational Studies, 30(4), 409-423.

JOURNAL ARTICLES SINGLE-SEX SCHOOLING Campbell, P. & Wahl, E. “What’s Sex Got to do With It?” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Haag, P. “Single-Sex Education in Grades K-12: What does the research tell us?” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Lee, Valerie. “Single-Sex Versus Coeducational Schools” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

Leonard, D. “Single-Sex Schooling” (In The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education).

Sommers, C.H. “Why Johnny Can’t Like, Read and Write” (In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender and Education)

BOOKS ON GIRLS

Aapola, S. Gonick, M. Harris, A. (2005) Young femininity: girlhood, power and social change.

Bettis, P.J. and Adams, N.G. (eds). (2005). Geographies of girlhood: identities in-between.

Brown, L.M. and Gilligan, C. (1993). Meeting at the crossroads: women’s psychology and girls’ development.

Buchanan, G.M. and Seligman, M.E.P. (eds.) (1995). Explanatory style

Chan-Kopka, T. L., Korb, R.A. (1996). Women: education and outcomes. National Center for Education Statistics, Statistical Analysis Report.

Cohen-Sandler 2005 Stressed-out girls: helping them thrive in the age of pressure.

Ý de Ras, M., Lunenberg, M. (eds.) (1993). Girls, girlhood and girls’ studies in transition.

Francis, B. and Skelton, C. (2005). Reassessing gender and achievement : questioning contemporary key debates.

Freeman, Catherine E. Trends in educational equity of girls & women, 2004 / Catherine E. Freeman.

Ginsberg, A. E.,Shapiro, J.P. and Brown, S.P. foreword by Sadker, D (2004). Gender in urban education : strategies for student achievement.

Grossman, H. and Grossman, S. (1994). Gender issues in education

Gurian, M, Henley, P. and Trueman, T. (2001). Boys and girls learn differently : a guide for teachers and parents.

Haag, P. (2000). Voices of a generation: teenage girls report about their lives today / A.A.U.W. Educational Foundation.

Inness, S.A. (editor) (1998). Delinquents and debutantes : twentieth-century American girls’ cultures.

Inness. S.A. (editor) (1998). Millennium girls: today’s girls around the world

Johnson, N.G., Roberts, M.C. and Worell, J. (eds) (1999). Beyond appearance: a new look at adolescent girls.

Jossey-Bass reader on gender in education / foreword by Susan M. Bailey (2002).

Leadbeater, B.J.R. and Way, N. (eds). (2007). Urban girls revisited : building strengths.

Marnina Gonick and Anita Harris; consultant editor, Jo Campling.

Mazzarella, S.R. (editor) (2005). Girl wide web: girls, the Internet, and the negotiation of identity.

O’Reilly, P., Penn, E.M. and deMarrais, K. (eds.) (2001). Educating young adolescent girls.

Orenstein. (1995) Schoolgirls: young women, self-esteem, and the confidence gap.

Rimm, S. (2002). How Jane won: 55 successful women share how they grew from ordinary girls to extraordinary women.

Schultz, D. L. (1991) Risk, resiliency and resistance: current research on adolescent girls

Shandler, S. (1999). Ophelia speaks: adolescent girls write about their search for self.

Skelton, C. Francis, B., and Smulyan, L. (eds). (2006) SAGE handbook of gender and education.

Simmons, R.G. and Blyth, D.A. (1987) Moving into Adolescence: The impact of pubertal change and school context.

Sommers, C.H. (2000). The War Against Boys.

Taylor, J.L., Gilligan, C. and Sullivan, A.M. (1995). Between voice and silence: women and girls, race and relationship.

Tolman, D.L. (2002) Dilemmas of desire: teenage girls talk about sexuality.

Wiseman, R. (2002). Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence.

Wolf, N. (1997). Promiscuities: the secret struggle for womanhood.