Women Teaching for Change: Gender, Class and Power
Bloomsbury Academic, 1988 - 174 pages
Applying theory to practice, Women Teaching for Change reveals the complexity of being a feminist teacher in a public school setting, in which the forces of sexism, racism, and classism, which so characterize society as a whole, are played out in multiracial, multicultural classrooms. A fine book, a rich melding of critical theory in education, feminist literature, and pedagogical experience and expertise. Maxine Green, Columbia University
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... deeply ingrained in those institutional practices that shape how time , space , language , and rules constitute and legitimate schooling as a wider field of systematic power and control.3 For Weiler , the school is a matrix of ...
... deeply than sexism . Of course sexism , I don't know , it's there but I think what really hurt me more emotionally was this thing about racism.1 Women of color felt that because of their race , teaching was one of the few jobs for which ...
... deeply frustrating , but she maintains an optimism and belief in the human ability to learn and change , even in the face of these resistances and struggles : If you're in a profession , it's constantly changing and you are constantly ...
CHAPTER TWO Feminist Analyses of Gender
CHAPTER THREE Feminist Methodology
CHAPTER FOUR The Dialectics of Gender in
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