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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... And now when I read I try to locate the author as a person of a particular gender, race, and class. But it is only looking back over this work that I see how an individual work is the product of collective concerns.
... Literacy 101 CHAPTER SIX Gender, Race and Class in the Feminist Classroom 125 CHAPTER SEVEN Conclusion 147 Bibliography 155 Index 165 This page intentionally left blank Introduction by Henry A. Giroujc vii Table of Contents.
... relations that the ideological and material space emerges within schools for developing the insights and forms of radical pedagogy necessary to organize gender, race, and class considerations as part of an emancipatory project.
... within asymmetrical relations of power, always engages specific cultural forms and experiences which generate different sets of understandings for teachers and students with respect to the categories of gender, race, and class.
This theoretical analysis raises the question of the connection between schools and class interests, patriarchy, and race. It attempts to locate individual struggle and action in relation to larger economic and social forces.
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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