Sex Roles (2012) 67:703–705 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0191-x BOOK REVIEW Establishing Choice as a Determining Factor in Educational Identities for Women Gendered Choices: Learning, Work, Identities in Lifelong Learning. Edited by Sue Jackson, Irene Malcolm, and Kate Thomas, New York, Springer, 2011. 259 pp. $139.00 (hardcover) ISBN: 978-94-007-0646-0 Brenda Firestone & Perdeta Bush Published online: 29 July 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 Gender Choices: Learning, Work, Identities in Lifelong on literature and policy from an EU/UK perspective. Those Learning edited by Jackson, Malcom and Thomas takes on unfamiliar with the organization of EU/UK educational the challenging task of explicating the dominant narrative of systems and/or policy may find some of the terms, policy, the workplace and learning activities as gender-, race- and organizations and program explanations confusing. Never- class-neutral in conjunction with political policy and atti- theless, the contributors’ overarching theme that the failure tudes that are partly influenced by neo-liberal perspectives to include subjective individual perspectives in regards to and the market demands of a global society. In investigating gender, race, age, etc. in policy designed to attain prescribed these issues, the authors note that current policy (and fund- skills based learning and workplace outcomes, for example ing) favors
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