Women Teaching for Change: Gender, Class & Power (Google eBook)

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1988 - Education - 174 pages
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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. A fine book, a rich melding of critical theory in education, feminist literature, and pedagogical experience and expertise. Maxine Green, Columbia University 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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Contents

CHAPTER ONE Critical Educational Theory
1
CHAPTER TWO 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 FIVE The Struggle for a Critical Literacy
101
CHAPTER SIX Gender Race and Class in the Feminist Classroom
125
CHAPTER SEVEN Conclusion
147
Bibliography
155
Index
165
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