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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... editor of The Journal of Education and at present as a member of the editorial collective of Radical Teacher. I have learned a great deal from discussions with members of the Radical Teacher collective.
... voice is related to the means whereby teachers and students attempt to make themselves present in history and to define themselves as active authors of their own worlds. Voice in this sense represents those multiple subjectivities, ...
This present study is meant to be a contribution to that project. Thus this study has two goals: one is descriptive, to document the lives and work of feminist teachers in urban schools; the other is theoretical, to contribute to the ...
Althusser presents two theses to explain what ideology is: "THESIS 1. Ideology represents the imaginary relationships of individuals to their real conditions of existence" and "THESIS 2. Ideology has a material existence.
While they pay lip service to the idea that individuals can strive to change this system, the main thrust of their argument is to present schools and schooling as determined by a primary economic cause. Specifically, they argue that ...
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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