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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My experiences as a woman and as a teacher have clearly led me to this topic. At the same time, the arguments and ideas discussed here are the product of collective work, even though they are written by an individual.
Weiler narrates how these women struggle, fight, collide with, and support each other. Yet hers is not a narrative presented under the pretense of objective analysis; it is a narrative produced through ideological considerations and ...
Women Teaching for Change represents a breakthrough in critical feminist work in its analysis of the achievements and obstacles experienced by feminist administrators and teachers in an urban secondary school.
Critical Educational Theory SINCE THE EMERGENCE of the women's movement in the late 1960s, academic disciplines in all fields have been subjected to various levels of feminist critique and analysis. This broad feminist movement has ...
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 ...
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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