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 work reflects ideas that have been generated by an ongoing debate about the nature of schooling and the limits of teaching in schools. They reflect discussions, reading, and collective work with a number of people concerned with ...
I feel greatly indebted to them for expanding my own thinking about teaching and the limits and meaning of ethnographic research in schools. Last I want to thank my two feminist daughters, Sarah and Emma, for their support and ...
But Weiler does not limit her analysis to the many disciplinary turns taken by critical pedagogy or feminist theory of schooling over the last few years. On the contrary, she attempts to bridge the most critical aspects of reproduction ...
Moreover, the experiences that constitute these identities are always contradictory and represent an ongoing struggle between social forms that limit and enable individual capacities. As Philip Corrigan points out: At the heart of any ...
We need to be able to encompass both individual consciousness and the ideological and material forces that limit and shape human action. Critical social theory, which is often written at a very high level of abstraction, is foreign to ...
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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