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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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 ...
These critiques have addressed such questions as sex role stereotyping, the absence of women in history textbooks, the ways in which women have been portrayed in children's readers and literature, the ways in which girls have been led ...
Despite recent criticism, which I will address later, social reproduction theorists have influenced critical eductional theory profoundly by calling into question and making problematic the role of schools and the process of schooling.
reproduction of capitalist society, and for critical educational theorists, this essay seemed to provide the basis for a more rigorous analysis of the role of schools in capitalist societies. The key problem, as Althusser presented it, ...
Bowles and Gintis's work emerges from a tradition of Marxist political economy and analyzes the schools' role in relation to the reproduction of a labor force necessary to specific stages of capitalism. While they pay lip service to 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