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.
From inside the book
Results 1-5 of 61
... cultural and political diversity, fight against the voices of bigotry and violence, and at the same time work toward social relations that undermine the ideological, experienced relations of sexism, racism, and class discrimination.
First, existing curricula and classroom practices have been criticized for their sexist biases and patriarchal attitudes. These critiques have addressed such questions as sex role stereotyping, the absence of women in history textbooks, ...
In other words, we don't know what is happening in schools in which feminist teachers are actively critiquing and analyzing sexism in texts and the media, teaching the history of women, or discussing such issues as sexual harassment in ...
While critical educational theory has largely failed to recognize sexism as a significant issue to be addressed and as a result has failed to consider the ways in which gender has been both produced and reproduced through texts and ...
You have reached your viewing limit for this book.
What people are saying - Write a review
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