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Challenging Democracy : International Perspectives on Gender and Citizenship - Madeleine Arnot

Challenging Democracy

International Perspectives on Gender and Citizenship

By: Madeleine Arnot (Editor), Jo-Anne Dillabough (Editor)

Paperback Published: 27th January 2001
ISBN: 9780415203166
Number Of Pages: 352

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This collection establishes a highly topical, new, international field of study: that of gender, education and citizenship. It brings together for the first time important cutting-edge research on the contribution of the educational system to the formation of male and female citizens. It shows how gender relations operate behind apparently neutral concepts of liberal democratic citizenship and citizenship education.
The editors asked leading international educationalists to describe the theoretical frameworks and methodologies they used to research gender and citizenship.
"Challenging Democracy" suggests ways in which the educational system could help develop genuinely inclusive democratic societies in which men and women play an equal role in shaping the meaning of citizenship.

Introduction: Feminist Perspectives on Democracy and Education
Contemporary Feminist Frameworks on the Nature of Citizenship
Feminism and Democracy
Is Citizenship Gendered?
Sylvia Walby
Women, Citizenship and Difference
Citizenship, Identity and Social justice; the intersection of feminism and post-colonial academic discourses
Gendered Citizenry: new feminist perspectives on education and citizenship
The Construction of the Gendered Citizen
Citizens, Stakeholders and Life-Long Learning: gendered discourses of promise and exclusion
State and Customary Laws: contradictions for feminism in post-apartheid South Africa
Democracy Exposed: the gendered regulation of teachers' political identities in Britain
From "Pupil" to "Citizen": a gendered route
Private Identities and Public Identifications
Public and Private Citizens; student teachers' perspectives on contemporary gender relations in the UK
Mothering and Citizenship: educational conflicts in Portugal
The Dialectic of "Desire" and "Threat" in the Schooling of Girls for Citizenship
Citizenship, Values and Education: the voicecs of young women in Argentina
Gender, Identity and the Racialised "Other": children's representations of the First Nations people in Canada
Educating for Civic Activism
Feminist Critiques of Democracy: implications for citizenship education
Representations of Gender in Education for Citizenship
Social Studies and Feminism
Democratic Schools, Gender and Equality: an international perspective
Sexuality and Citizenship: a schooling agenda
On-line Warriors for Civilisation: gender citizenship and postmodernity
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ISBN: 9780415203166
ISBN-10: 0415203163
Series: Routledgefalmer (Paperback)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 27th January 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1

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