ERIC Number: ED361416
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Beyond Silenced Voices: Class, Race, and Gender in United States Schools.
Weis, Lois, Ed.; Fine, Michelle, Ed.
This book presents the following 16 papers addressing race, class, and gender in U.S. education; institutionalized power and privilege; and policies, discourses, and practices that may silence powerless groups: (1) "Breaking through the Barriers: African American Job Candidates and the Academic Hiring Process" (Roslyn Arlin Mickelson, Stephen Samuel Smith, and Melvin L. Oliver); (2) "Gifted Education and the Protection of Privilege: Breaking the Silence, Opening the Discourse" (Mara Sapon-Shevin); (3) "Testing and Minorities" (Walter Haney); (4) "Sexuality, Schooling, and Adolescent Females: The Missing Discourse of Desire" (Michelle Fine); (5) "Empowering Minority Students: A Framework for Intervention" (Jim Cummins); (6) "The Silenced Dialogue: Power and Pedagogy in Educating Other People's Children" (Lisa D. Delpit); (7) "Joining the Resistance: Psychology, Politics, Girls, and Women" (Carol Gilligan); (8) "Voices of Resistance: Young Women Readers of Romance Fiction" (Linda K. Christian-Smith); (9) "Disruptions: Improper Masculinities and Schooling" (R. W. Connell); (10) "Choices, Not Closets: Heterosexism and Homophobia in Schools" (Richard A. Friend); (11) "White Male Working-Class Youth: An Exploration of Relative Privilege and Loss" (Lois Weis); (12) "Dropouts and the Silencing of Critical Voices" (Robert B. Stevenson and Jeanne Ellsworth); (13) "Resisting Racism: Personal Testimonies of African-American Teachers" (Michele Foster); (14) "Constructing Race at an Urban High School: In Their Minds, Their Mouths, Their Hearts" (Judy Cohen); (15) "The College Experience of Native Americans: A Critical Analysis" (William G. Tierney); and (16) "Beyond the Poverty of Theory in Race Relations: Nonsynchrony and Social Difference in Education" (Cameron McCarthy). An index, information on the contributors, and notes for each paper are provided. (JB)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Educational Discrimination, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Higher Education, Minority Groups, Personnel Selection, Racial Differences, Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations, Sex Differences, Sex Discrimination, Social Class, Social Differences, Urban Schools
State University of New York Press, State University Plaza, Albany, NY 12246 (hardcover--ISBN-0-7914-1285-7).
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