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Forbes, Joan; Ohrn, Elisabet; Weiner, Gaby – Gender and Education, 2011
This article provides an overview and analysis of the relationship between gender, educational policy, and governance in Scotland and Sweden and the two countries' response to European Union and global legislative and policy change. In Scotland, gender is mainly invisible in recent policies on inclusion, achievement beyond academic attainment, and…
Descriptors: Governance, Foreign Countries, Social Capital, Educational Policy
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McKenna, Emma – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2015
In the second-wave women's movement in Canada (1965-1985), the rhetoric of ''freedom'' and ''choice'' occupied a prominent position in public discourses. Waged as rallying points to resist entrenched forms of gender inequality in all areas of social, economic, and political culture, this language asserted a desire for an alternative social order…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Feminism, Child Care, Sex Fairness
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Evans-Winters, Venus E.; Hoff, Pamela Twyman – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2011
The authors use critical race theory (CRT) and critical race feminism (CRF) as a lens for analyzing and grappling with White students' resistance to learning about and deconstructing systems of oppression. The authors build on the work of critical scholars whose work exposes the ways in which White pre-service teachers resist counter-hegemonic…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Preservice Teacher Education, Whites
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Gaither, Milton – Theory and Research in Education, 2009
This article first examines why the homeschooling movement in the USA emerged in the 1970s, noting the impact of political radicalism both right and left, feminism, suburbanization, and public school bureaucratization and secularization. It then describes how the movement, constituted of left- and right-wing elements, collaborated in the early…
Descriptors: Protestants, Home Schooling, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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Chang, Yin-Kun – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This paper points out educational study is not only a pure macro-oriented focus such as analysis for policy and ideological formation; rather, it also must be in synchronicity with the actual socio-historical process and the baseline of everyday life in the micro level. Thus, this paper considers that emotional issues may be the good windows to…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Critical Theory, Social Influences, Social Change
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Stewart, Georgina – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
"Washday at the Pa" ('pa' is used colloquially by Pakeha to refer to a Maori settlement) is the title of an old schoolbook, a picture reading book for younger schoolchildren, which was produced in 1964 by the state education system in Aotearoa-New Zealand in 1964, written and photographed by Ans Westra, who later became one of the most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Populations
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Pillow, Wanda S. – Critical Studies in Education, 2015
This article introduces the challenges of temporality into policy studies utilizing US education policy and young mothers as a working example. Situating the need for attention to temporality amidst the ruins of inquiry and ruins of education outcomes for young mothers, the author builds on recent "spatial policy sociology" and turns to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Mothers, Feminism, Social Theories
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Dieser, Rodney B. – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2008
This study is a qualitative autoethnographical narrative of my grades 1 through 12 experiences in a Catholic school system in Alberta. Autoethnographical research interprets a culture by producing highly personalized and revealing texts; it examines social phenomena holistically and underscores how social histories influence identity development.…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Popular Culture, Ecology, Foreign Countries
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Jauk, Daniela – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2017
This article focuses on the experiences and strategies of members of Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) who strive to bridge the worlds of social activism and academia. It concerns the International Committee's work at the United Nations (UN), specifically at the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meeting. It builds on…
Descriptors: Feminism, Scholarship, Activism, Sociology
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Johnson, Chrystal S. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2008
In this article, I describe the influence race, historicity, and culture had on an African American social studies teacher's agency and negotiation of character education policy. Situated in a teacher personal theorizing framework, I use a three-dimensional narrative inquiry space (temporal, personal/existential, and place) to excavate this…
Descriptors: Values Education, Social Studies, African American Teachers, Social Values
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Marshall, Catherine; Young, Michelle – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2013
Over the last decades, policy trends have differentially and negatively affected women educators, defied, denied or repressed feminist values and missed opportunities for using feminist insights to reframe policy issues. This article provides a critical feminist analysis of educational and social policies with negative implications for women in…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Policy Analysis
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Leonardo, Zeus – Policy Futures in Education, 2004
In educational policy theory orthodox Marxism is known for its commitment to objectivism or the science of history. Race analysis is developed in its ability to explain the subjective dimension of racial oppression. The two theories are often at odds with each other. This article is an attempt to create a theory by integrating Marxist objectivism…
Descriptors: Race, Political Attitudes, Integrity, Educational Policy
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Monkman, Karen; Hoffman, Lisa – Theory and Research in Education, 2013
Girls' education has been a focus of international development policy for several decades. The discursive framing of international organizations' policy initiatives relating to girls' education, however, limits the potential for discussing complex gender issues that affect the possibilities for gender equity. Because discourse shapes our…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Sex Fairness
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Skelton, Christine – Educational Review, 2010
There is a popular perception that girls' academic success means that they have taken up the kinds of gender performances in the classroom previously associated with boys. However, research into classrooms show that, amongst even the highest achieving pupils, girls are anxious about doing well and concerned about their relationships with other…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Achievement, Gender Issues, Gender Differences
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Francis, Becky – Journal of Education Policy, 2006
The moral panic concerning "boys' underachievement" is well established in the UK and Australia, and is spreading to other countries. Feminists have articulated concerns that this debate has reflected a "poor boys'" discourse with negative permutations for girls' schooling; and there is much evidence to support this claim.…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Underachievement
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