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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Table of Contents Introduction by Henry A. Giroux and Paulo Freire ix CHAPTER ONE Critical Educational Theory 1 CHAPTER TWO Feminist Analyses of Gender and Schooling 27 CHAPTER THREE Feminist Methodology 57 CHAPTER FOUR The Dialectics ...
... this book an immense theoretical and political project, a project born out of her recognition of the strengths and weaknesses of different strands of radical educational theory as they have developed within the last fifteen years.
... of absolute resistance and absolute domination in various strands of radical educational theory, Weiler attempts to develop a view of consciousness and subjectivity similar to what Sheila Rowbotham calls a "problematic potentiality.
For those interested in a critical presentation and engagement of critical educational theory and feminist analysis of gender and schooling, Weiler's book provides a succinct and compelling integration. Moreover, Weiler goes beyond the ...
... Weiler extends the notion of radical praxis far beyond the ways in which it has been employed in radical educational theory. She rightly criticizes those dogmatic strands within critical pedagogy which assume that a theoretically ...
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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