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McIntosh, Peggy – 1988
In much the same way that men are not taught to acknowledge all the ways they are privileged in society, whites are not taught to recognize how their status as white people confers on them many privileges. Arguing that male privilege and white privilege are interrelated, and that both types of privilege are unearned and unjustified, this paper…
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, Males, Racial Discrimination
McIntosh, Peggy – 1990
Most white, middle-class citizens see society from a monocultural perspective, a perspective that assumes, often unconsciously, that persons of all races are in the same cultural system together. This single-system form of seeing the world, is blind to its own cultural specificity. People who see persons of other races monoculturally cannot…
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black History, Curriculum Development, Educational Theories
McIntosh, Peggy – 1983
Presented from a feminist perspective, the document describes five interactive phases of curricular revision. Each phase occupies a different level on a "broken pyramid" hierarchical structure representing different ways in which women are included in curriculum. In such a structure, winners are few and near the peak; losers many and nearer to the…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Females
McIntosh, Peggy – 1986
This conference address, which originally concerned "gender issues in the schools," was modified at the last minute to contain arguments that counter and criticize a federal program for education put forth by President Ronald Reagan in a speech delivered earlier at the same conference, and the text of which is included here. The key themes within…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government
Lein, Laura; McIntosh, Peggy – 1982
Research on women can influence policies and behavior in the public and private sectors if existing institutional structures and the areas to be influenced are taken into consideration. Five projects undertaken by the Center for Research on Women and Wellesley College (Massachusetts) illustrate optimum strategies for conducting applied and…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Educational Research, Employment Potential, Employment Practices
McIntosh, Peggy, Comp.; And Others – 1985
This directory lists and describes projects at colleges and universities that are designed to integrate the work of feminist scholars into the higher education curriculum. The directory is designed to provide a support system among the coordinators of these programs by informing them of each other's existence and progress. The directory also is…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Females, Feminism