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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... Feminist Analyses of Gender and Schooling 27 CHAPTER THREE Feminist Methodology 57 CHAPTER FOUR The Dialectics of Gender in the Lives of Feminist Teachers 73 CHAPTER FR/E The Struggle for a Critical Literacy 101 CHAPTER SIX Gender, ...
Generic struggles concern nothing less than the realization of human capacities — being more alive, more happy, ... to feminist theory to illuminate how human agency is opera- tionalized in particular forms of resistance and struggle.
Weiler also brings into focus a wide range of questions concerning the relations of power and struggles that feminist ... In doing so, she breaks new theoretical ground, linking the subjective and contextual side of feminist struggle to ...
She writes in order to promote counterhegemonic strategies which might prove useful to those men and women who are struggling to improve the quality and purpose of schooling in the interests of creating a more just, radically democratic ...
... are struggling against the increasingly technocratic control of public schools, a greater reliance on standardized testing, and a public cry for "the basics" in education. Nonetheless, feminist teachers in both colleges and high ...
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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