The Home Stay: A Gendered Perspective

  • Heather Gutel
Keywords: Study abroad, Education abroad, Home-stay family, Gendered perceptions

Abstract

This article presents a study about the perceptions that male and female students hold toward living with a host family, to analyze what shaped their experience, and subsequently their views, and to generate a theory about the homestay perceived as a “gendered” experience.

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Author Biography

Heather Gutel

Heather Gutel is Study Abroad Advisor in the Office of International Programs at Creighton University. She received a Master’s of International Education from the School for International Training.

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Published
2007-12-19
How to Cite
Gutel, H. (2007). The Home Stay: A Gendered Perspective. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 15(1), 173-188. https://doi.org/10.36366/frontiers.v15i1.225