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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... forces that shape their lives . As Giroux comments : If we are to take human agency seriously , we must acknowledge the degree to which historical and objective forces leave their ideological imprint on the psyche itself . To do so is ...
... forces on them and at the same time demonstrate their ability as human beings to understand , criticize , and act as agents in history . In any analysis of individual lives in U.S. society , it is necessary to consider the power of ...
... forces is also revealed in later " choices " about careers and study . This is particularly obvious in the web of forces that led these women to give up other options ( and sometimes , of course , they had no options ) to become ...
CHAPTER TWO Feminist Analyses of Gender
CHAPTER THREE Feminist Methodology
CHAPTER FOUR The Dialectics of Gender in
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