ERIC Number: ED385507
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
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Gender In/forms Curriculum: From Enrichment to Transformation.
Gaskell, Jane, Ed.; Willinsky, John, Ed.
This publication presents a diverse set of perspectives on the significance of recent developments in research on gender and what it means for the school curriculum. After "Introduction: The Politics of the Project" (Jane Gaskell and John Willinsky) and "Introduction Revisited: Better a Maroon Than a Mammy" (Annette Henry), the book is divided into 14 chapters: (1) "So We've Got a Chip on Our Shoulder! Sexing the Texts of 'Educational Technology'" (Mary Bryson and Suzanne de Castell); (2) "Art Education as a Negative Example of Gender-Enriching Curriculum" (Georgia C. Collins); (3) "Making It Work: Gender and Vocational Education" (Jane Gaskell); (4) "Reading and the Female Moral Imagination: 'Words Mean More Than What Is Set Down on Paper'" (Francis E. Kazemek); (5) "'The Feminist Trespass': Gender, Literature, and Curriculum" (Ursula A. Kelly); (6) "Tone Deaf/Symphonies Singing: Sketches for a Musicale" (Roberta Lamb); (7) "Now You See It, Now You Don't: Gender As an Issue in School Science" (Arlene McLaren and Jim Gaskell); (8) "The Radical Future of Gender Enrichment" (Jane Roland Martin); (9) "Family Studies: Transforming Curriculum, Transforming Families" (Linda Peterat); (10) "Out of the Cameos and Into the Conversation: Gender, Social Studies, and Curriculum Transformation" (Jane Bernard-Powers); (11) "Situating ESL between Speech and Silence" (Kathleen Rockhill and Patricia Tomic); (12) "Gender and the Physical Education Curriculum: The Dynamics of Difference" (Patricia A. Vertinsky); (13) "Learning To Write: Gender, Genre, Play, and Fiction" (John Willinsky); and (14) "Mathematics: From Constructing Privilege to Deconstructing Myths" (Sue Willis). Each chapter contains references. (ND)
Descriptors: Art Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Feminism, Gender Issues, Home Economics, Mathematics Instruction, Music Education, Physical Education, Self Concept, Sex Bias, Sex Differences, Sex Discrimination, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Sexual Identity, Social Studies, Vocational Education, Womens Studies, Writing Instruction
Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 (paperback: ISBN-0-8077-3401-2; hardbound: ISBN-0-8077-3402-0).
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