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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... of the interrelated notions of both reproduction and resistance which, in theoretical and political terms, point to a view of schooling that is much more complex and contradictory than existing ethnographies x Women Teaching for Change.
that is much more complex and contradictory than existing ethnographies would suggest. But the strength of Weiler's book goes far beyond her ability to reconstruct and advance the theoretical gains made by previous radical and feminist ...
In the first two chapters I discuss a number of theoretical approaches and begin to explore the ways in which they can be integrated into a theory that can address the quite complex issues of the relationship of gender and class on the ...
... shaped through the experience of schooling, and in which the complex interaction of conflicting subjectivities and the power of gender, race, and class is made clear. This present study is meant to be a contribution to that project.
These theoretical traditions are complex; in the rest of this chapter I will discuss their strengths and weaknesses. At the outset of this discussion, this diagram may help to clarify these relationships: SOURCES OF EDUCATIONAL THEORY ...
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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