ERIC Number: ED424511
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Queer Theory in Education. Studies in Curriculum Theory Series.
Pinar, William F., Ed.
This collection of papers discusses homophobia in the field of education and challenges established practices and theories. Chapters are: (1) "Constructing Knowledge: Educational Research and Gay and Lesbian Studies" (W. G. Tierney, P. Dilley); (2) "A Generational and Theoretical Analysis of Culture and Male (Homo)sexuality" (J. T. Sears); (3) "Who Am I? Gay Identity and a Democratic Politics of the Self" (D. Carlson); (4) "Remember When All the Cars Were Fords and All the Lesbians Were Women? Some Notes on Identity, Mobility, and Capital" (E. Meiners); (5) "Queering/Querying Pedagogy? Or, Pedagogy Is a Pretty Queer Thing" (S. Luhmann); (6) "Queer Texts and Performativity: Zora, Rap, and Community" (R. Walcott); (7) "(Queer) Youth as Political and Pedagogical" (N. Rodriguez); (8)"Appropriating Queerness: Hollywood Sanitation" (S. R. Steinberg); (9) "Telling Tales of Surprise" (D. Sumara, B. Davis); (10) "Understanding Curriculum as Gender Text: Notes on Reproduction, Resistance, and Male-Male Relations" (W. F. Pinar); (11) "From the Ridiculous to the Sublime: On Finding Oneself in Educational Research" (S. de Castell, M. Bryson); (12) "Carnal Knowledge: Re-Searching (through) the Sexual Body" (K. G. Honeychurch); (13) "Unresting the Curriculum: Queer Projects, Queer Imaginings" (M. Morris); (14) "Queering the Gaze" (M. A. Doll); (15) "Fantasizing Women in the Women's Studies Classroom: Toward a Symptomatic Reading of Negation" (A. J. Pitt); (16) "On Some Psychical Consequences of AIDS Education" (D. P. Britzman); (17) "We 'Were Already Ticking and Didn't Even Know' [It]: Early AIDS Works" (R. Platizky); (18) "Of Mad Men Who Practice Invention to the Brink of Intelligibility" (W. Haver); and (19) "Autobiography as a Queer Curriculum Practice" (J. L. Miller). (EMK)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Education, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Sex Stereotypes, Sexual Identity, Social Change
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