Download PDF by C. Skelton: A Feminist Critique of Education (Education Heritage Series)

By C. Skelton

ISBN-10: 020301510X

ISBN-13: 9780203015100

ISBN-10: 0415363918

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This publication presents a priceless direction map to the improvement of pondering in gender and schooling over the past fifteen years. It comprises over thirty-five seminal articles from the magazine Gender and schooling, written by means of a number of the best authors within the box from the united kingdom, america, Australia and Europe. Compiled by way of the present editors of the magazine to teach the advance of the sphere, the ebook is split into six sections: * Gender Identities * conception and procedure * coverage and administration * Sexuality * Ethnicity * Social category. The in particular written advent by means of the editors contextualises the choice and introduces scholars to the most matters and present considering within the box. on hand in a single easy-to-access position, this authoritative reference publication presents a set of articles that experience lead the sphere. it may discover a position in each library and on each departmental bookshelf.

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1988) Initial Teacher Training and the Role of the School (Milton Keynes, Open University Press). Gelb, J. (1989) Feminism and Politics (Berkeley, CA, University of California Press). Ginsburg, M. (1987) ‘Reproduction, contradiction and conceptions of professionalism: the case of pre-service teachers’, in T. ), Critical Studies in Teacher Education (Lewes, Falmer Press). Gosden, P. B. ), British Universities and Teacher Education: a Century of Change (Lewes, Falmer Press). Grace, G. (1987) ‘Teachers and the State in Britain: a changing relationship’, in M.

One lecturer talked about the antagonism and difficulties she had encountered. She found male students particularly hostile to positive discrimination measures which ‘distorted the truth’. For example, where science posters showing mainly female scientists were displayed in a teaching laboratory, the male students, and indeed some of the females, complained of unfairness. In another department, there were only 4 women on a staff of over 20. Gender issues had difficulty making any impact here. One woman spoke of her frustration at being constantly referred to as ‘on her hobby horse’.

It’s wrong. If you’d helped me . . ’ That’s the kind of inference. And I’m sure some of them turn on a bit of charm or whatever to take the edge off things. (Male geography teacher at Millbridge) Girls, then, were able to use the assumption that females were quiet, helpless, emotional and very conscious of their appearance to avoid aspects of school that they found boring or difficult. (b) Girls’ expropriation of male characteristics A further way in which girls were able to resist schooling was by directly challenging the prevailing code of femininity with there own cultural meanings.

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