C. Skelton's A Feminist Critique of Education (Education Heritage Series) PDF

By C. Skelton

ISBN-10: 020301510X

ISBN-13: 9780203015100

ISBN-10: 0415363918

ISBN-13: 9780415363914

This ebook offers a priceless direction map to the advance of pondering in gender and schooling during the last fifteen years. It comprises over thirty-five seminal articles from the magazine Gender and schooling, written by way of the various prime authors within the box from the united kingdom, the united states, Australia and Europe. Compiled via the present editors of the magazine to teach the advance of the sector, the booklet is split into six sections: * Gender Identities * conception and approach * coverage and administration * Sexuality * Ethnicity * Social type. The particularly written advent through the editors contextualises the choice and introduces scholars to the most concerns and present pondering within the box. to be had in a single easy-to-access position, this authoritative reference ebook presents a set of articles that experience lead the sector. it may discover a position in each library and on each departmental bookshelf.

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COFFEY AND SANDRA ACKER 29 including one based on gender. In another study (Thompson, 1989), students and tutors on a primary BEd course lacked awareness of the structural nature of gender divisions and believed that there was no problem provided they avoided stereotyping in the classroom. Consequently, they could not see why they should study gender issues when there were more pressing and relevant skills to be learned. Riddell (1988) found secondary school teachers also uncomfortable with categorisation by gender, and Carrington and Short (1987) make a similar argument to explain teachers’ resistance to anti-racist strategies.

G. Magic Johnson in the USA). Thus, while marginal masculinities may not be marginal within their own patch, they are unlikely to exert power beyond it without some sort of sponsorship by and only within the tolerance limits of the dominant. In summary, what we see here is the ebb and flow of masculinities in concert and contest. It is commonly accepted that masculinities cannot be fully understood without attending to their relationship to femininities within the broader scope of patriarchy. It is therefore important to identify the sorts of femininities which unwittingly underwrite hegemonic masculinity.

Cruickshank (eds), Girl Friendly Schooling (London, Methuen). Riddell, S. (1988) ‘Gender and option choice in two rural comprehensive schools’, Unpublished PhD dissertation, School of Education, University of Bristol. Riddell, S. (1989) ‘It’s nothing to do with me: teachers views and gender divisions in the curriculum’, in S. ) Teachers, Gender and Careers (Lewes, Falmer Press). Shah, S. (1989) ‘Effective permeation of race and gender issues in teacher education courses’, Gender and Education, 1(3): 309–318.

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