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Feminism And Social Justice In Education : International Perspectives - Kathleen Weiler

Feminism And Social Justice In Education

International Perspectives

Paperback Published: 30th July 1993
ISBN: 9780750701020
Number Of Pages: 256

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After more than twenty years of feminist education research, policy development and innovative school practice, it seems appropriate to evaluate the impact and significance of this world wide struggle for social justice in education. At the same time, the recent restructuring of educational provision whether in the name of sexual equality or the ideologies of the New Right also requires a considered response from Those Committed To Promoting Greater Social Equality.; This Collection offers a unique opportunity to host an international forum on contemporary thinking and practice, not just within different national contexts, but for feminism more generally. ln adopting a critical feminist approach, the chapters re-establish such egalitarian traditions as radical feminism, black feminism and socialist feminism and address such themes as the interrelation between social class, race and gender and the ways these articulate with feminist educational practice.; In gathering together leading educators from five different countries all committed to the project of social transformation, this book represents the shifting concerns of the feminist theoretical debate and helps formulate feminist educational agendas more suited to the political and economic conditions which orevail in the 19905.

Introductionp. 1
Theories of Family Change, Motherhood and Educationp. 10
The Social Construction of Black Womanhood in British Educational Research: Towards a New Understandingp. 32
Getting Out From Down Under: Maori Women, Education and the Struggles for Mana Wahinep. 58
Shell-Shock or Sisterhood: English School History and Feminist Practicep. 79
Othermothers: Exploring the Educational Philosophy of Black American Women Teachersp. 101
A Post-Modern Pedagogy for the Sociology of Women's Educationp. 124
Contradictions in Terms: Women Academics in British Universitiesp. 146
Feminism and Australian State Policy: Some Questions for the 1990sp. 167
A Crisis in Patriarchy? British Feminist Educational Politics and State Regulation of Genderp. 186
Feminism and the Struggle for a Democratic Education: A View from the United Statesp. 210
Notes on Contributorsp. 226
Indexp. 228
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ISBN: 9780750701020
ISBN-10: 0750701021
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 30th July 1993
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1

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