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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I have benefitted immeasurably from long and stimulating conversations with Sara Freedman about the meaning of teaching for women and the relationship of families and schools. And I want to thank Henry Giroux, Steve Ellenwood, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Theory in this case is not merely representational — it plays a constitutive role, articulating the categories, inquiries, and conclusions that give meaning to the experiences and subjective accounts of the feminist administrators and ...
As a referent for empowerment, the category of voice interrogates the processes through which identities are ignored, constructed, or experienced; meanings are affirmed, marginalized, or questioned; and experiences are formed within the ...
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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