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Answering Back : Girls, Boys and Feminism in Schools - Jill Blackmore

Answering Back

Girls, Boys and Feminism in Schools

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Published: 29th January 1998
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Whenever schools adopt programs that reflect political climate changes in the outside world, the temperature of discussion among politicians, students, teachers and parents rises to a fever pitch. What happens when programs designed to promote equitability across gender difference are applied to individual schools, with their unique demographics and local cultures?
In this groundbreaking collection, which draws its insights from the classroom as well as the faculty room and the dining room table, contributors expose the volatility of gender reform programs currently in practice. Everybody speaks here, from old-guard teachers and principals to radical educators, class clowns to teachers' pets. Drawing on a deep knowledge of gender issues in schools and of feminist theories, policies and practices, this compelling and provocative collection will surprise, unsettle and inspire parents, teachers and researchers.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
That mysterious gap 'between hope and happening'p. 1
Successp. 32
Knowledgep. 64
Powerp. 96
Emotionp. 130
Responsibilityp. 164
Conclusionp. 199
Notesp. 211
Referencesp. 214
Indexp. 221
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780415181907
ISBN-10: 0415181909
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 29th January 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.95 x 14.73  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1