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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They reflect discussions, reading, and collective work with a number of people concerned with teaching and learning. I benefitted greatly from conversations, seminars, and lecture series at Boston University with Henry Giroujc and a ...
In other words, we don't know what is happening in schools in which feminist teachers are actively critiquing and analyzing sexism in texts and the media, teaching the history of women, or discussing such issues as sexual harassment in ...
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 ...
CRITICAL EDUCATIONAL THEORY It seems useful at the outset of this discussion to distinguish what I have called critical educational theory from traditional educational theory. In general, traditional educational theory has taken the ...
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