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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155 Includes index. 1. Women teachers— United States. 2. Feminism— United States. 3. Education, Secondary— United States. 4. Discrimination in education— United States. 5. Feminist criticism— United States. I.Title. H. Series. LB2837.
If the analysis of schooling and teaching I have presented is the product of a wider theoretical debate, the political and critical pedagogy I have documented here is the collective product of the women I interviewed.
... Feminist Analyses of Gender and Schooling 27 CHAPTER THREE Feminist Methodology 57 CHAPTER FOUR The Dialectics of Gender in the Lives of Feminist Teachers 73 CHAPTER FR/E The Struggle for a Critical Literacy 101 CHAPTER SIX Gender, ...
Writing as a feminist, Weiler develops a critical theory of schooling that illuminates how gender is socially constructed within institutional and ideological technologies of power that inform all aspects of school life.
This is an important conceptual advance, illuminating how the experiences of both teachers and students, along with the production of knowledge, meaning, and values in schools, can best be understood — by recognizing and analyzing how ...
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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