The Social Sciences

Year: 2017
Volume: 12
Issue: 2
Page No. 331 - 335

Gender Marginalization in Student’s Academic Culture in the Higher Education at Portugal

Authors : Trisakti Handayani and W. Widodo

Abstract: This research aimed at analyzing gender marginalization on students academic culture in the higher education at Portugal. This current research, mainly employed quantitative supported by qualitative approach, was conducted at University of Minho and the population consisted of 177 students in the university. The data were collected through desktop research questionnaires interview and documentation. The data analysis was done by the followings open coding, axial coding and selective coding. The simple statistical analysis, parity index was used. The qualitative analysis covered careful analysis and contextualization of the phenomena. The results of data analysis were presented in narratives, tables and others. The findings suggest there were gender inequalities that disadvantage male students in the academic activities. Female students get benefit from and are easier to get access to a variety of academic activities and facilities. Male students are less involved in academic activities and facilities. Indirectly, there has occurred gender-based marginalization. It can be concluded that there is gender-based marginalization that has put male students at disadvantages in academic activities and facilities.

How to cite this article:

Trisakti Handayani and W. Widodo, 2017. Gender Marginalization in Student’s Academic Culture in the Higher Education at Portugal. The Social Sciences, 12: 331-335.

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