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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Acknowledgments As an undergraduate studying history I was taught to read texts as the product of wider intellectual movements reflecting the concerns and tensions of a particular time and place, And now when I read I try to locate the ...
Within this perspective, Weiler analyzes schools as places that contribute to the production of particular kinds of political identities and subjectivities. Moreover, the experiences that constitute these identities are always ...
In order to get beyond merely listing texts and practices or simply describing everyday life, educators in particular need a theory that 2 Women Teaching for Change.
describing everyday life, educators in particular need a theory that can place human action and consciousness in an historical and social context. We need to be able to encompass both individual consciousness and the ideological and ...
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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