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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Finally, Weiler lucidly demonstrates in her study how pedagogy is always part of the dynamic of production, with the teacher rendered as theorist/learner and the student as learner/reader/critic. With a similar clarity of insight, ...
However, there are significant differences between the concerns of feminist and critical educational theorists. While critical educational theorists have been concerned with the production and reproduction of class through schooling ...
In general, traditional educational theory has taken the existing arrangement of society as given, not changeable in any serious way, and desirable. For traditional educational theorists, schools have been seen as the means of ...
Most critical educational theorists have been deeply influenced by various Marxist traditions, although not all the theorists I have included under this rubric would claim to be Marxists. Educational theory can be divided not only into ...
Thus critical reproduction theorists share certain methodological assumptions with traditional functionalist educational theorists, and critical production theorists influenced by Marxist critical theory share certain assumptions with ...
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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