Women Teaching for Change: Gender, Class & Power
Greenwood Publishing Group, 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.
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These teachers and administrators are in the process of creating a critical pedagogy in their classroom teaching and in their encouragment and support of progressive schooling. Their work should be an inspiration to other teachers.
... Literacy 101 CHAPTER SIX Gender, Race and Class in the Feminist Classroom 125 CHAPTER SEVEN Conclusion 147 Bibliography 155 Index 165 This page intentionally left blank Introduction by Henry A. Giroujc vii Table of Contents.
By utilizing the concept of "voice" as a pedagogical category to examine the interaction of teachers and learners and the knowledge they both bring to the classroom, as well as the knowledge they produce together, Weiler extends the ...
In addition, she works to develop a critical pedagogy in which radical imperatives are constructed within school and classroom relations, imperatives which take empowerment to mean developing democratic social forms that enlarge and ...
First, existing curricula and classroom practices have been criticized for their sexist biases and patriarchal attitudes. These critiques have addressed such questions as sex role stereotyping, the absence of women in history textbooks, ...
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CHAPTER TWO Feminist Analyses of Gender and Schooling
CHAPTER THREE Feminist Methodology
CHAPTER FOUR The Dialectics of Gender in the Lives of Feminist Teachers
CHAPTER FIVE The Struggle for a Critical Literacy
CHAPTER SIX Gender Race and Class in the Feminist Classroom
CHAPTER SEVEN Conclusion