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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This broad feminist movement has influenced education along two lines. First, existing curricula and classroom practices have been criticized for their sexist biases and patriarchal attitudes. These critiques have addressed such ...
In this work I have been deeply influenced by two theoretical traditions: what I have called critical educational theory; and feminist theory. This is intended to be more than simply a descriptive study; my concern is to integrate a ...
Most critical educational theorists have been deeply influenced by various Marxist traditions, although not all the theorists I have included under this rubric would claim to be Marxists. Educational theory can be divided not only into ...
... share certain methodological assumptions with traditional functionalist educational theorists, and critical production theorists influenced by Marxist critical theory share certain assumptions with non-Marxist phenom- enologists.
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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