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Edwards, Graeme – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Playing host to many leaders of South Africa's transition to democracy, the historic schools continue to contribute to the education of learners in disadvantaged rural communities. Within the leadership narratives of these schools are the lived daily experiences of female educational leaders whose voice has been largely absent from main stream…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Rural Areas, Instructional Leadership
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Klenk, Hazel – European Education, 2017
This article draws on research with a group of refugee women who attend English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) classes at a community center in London. It considers the role education can play in their social integration processes, employing an approach that has been developed from feminist notions of empowerment and social practice…
Descriptors: Refugees, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Females
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Cairns, Kate – Harvard Educational Review, 2018
In this essay, Kate Cairns considers the implications of assessing garden pedagogies, arguing that a rhetoric of effects assumes an essentialist conception of the child-as-educational-output and bolsters a neoliberal vision of social change rooted in personal transformation. Drawing from ethnographic research with youth gardens in Toronto,…
Descriptors: Gardening, Teaching Methods, Social Change, Youth Programs
Braxton, Phyllis – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There is a looming crisis in California community colleges due to an unprecedented number college presidents retiring. African American women presidents have played a vital role in supporting the success of students of color, particularly African American students. It will be critically important that a new generation of talented African American…
Descriptors: African Americans, Community Colleges, College Presidents, Women Administrators
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Denton, J. Michael – New Directions for Student Services, 2016
This chapter explores collegians' sexual identity formation through the lenses of feminist theory, intersectionality, poststructuralism, and queer theory.
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, College Students, Feminism, Postmodernism
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Blackmore, Jill – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2011
Not until the late 1990s did the rational/emotional binary embedded in mainstream literature on educational leadership and management come under challenge. Now the emotional dimensions of organisational change and leadership are widely recognised in the leadership, organisational change and school improvement literature. However, the dissolution…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, Organizational Change
Manathunga, Catherine – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2015
This article is based upon my keynote presentation to the 42nd ANZCIES Conference held at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane from November 26-28, 2014. It explores the ways in which an assemblage of transcultural and postcolonial theories allow us to productively unsettle Education at a time when dominant neoliberal discourses risk…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Neoliberalism, Educational Policy, Social Theories
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Jones, Stephanie – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Drawing from a larger ethnographic study, this article engages post-structural theories of language and critical feminist theories of social class to examine two fourth-grade, White, working-poor girls' narratives about their urban neighbourhood in the United States. The author argues that young girls should be perceived as social theorists…
Descriptors: Working Class, Low Income Students, Females, Grade 4
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Anderson-Nathe, Ben; Gringeri, Christina; Wahab, Stephanie – Journal of Social Work Education, 2013
Despite the congruence between critical feminist values and the cardinal values of the social work profession, feminist research in social work has lagged behind its feminist cousins in the social sciences, particularly in terms of critical uses of theory, reflexivity, and the troubling of binaries. This article presents as praxis our reflections…
Descriptors: Social Work, Feminism, Social Science Research, Critical Theory
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Uchendu, Uchechukwu; Roets, Griet; Vandenbroeck, Michel – Gender and Education, 2019
Southern feminist theorists make a pertinent call for the democratisation of knowledge between the North and the South. In this article, we embrace a southern perspective in feminist theory while embarking on a genealogical analysis of gender constructs in research about Igbo women in South-Eastern Nigeria. In that sense, the study of gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Feminism, Gender Issues
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Blackmore, Jill – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
Feminist theorists critiqued classical liberalism for the gender binaries embedded in social, political and economic theory and everyday social relations. Neoliberalism economises the social and political based on autonomous individualism, equating equity with choice, naturalising the market as the mechanism to allocate social goods and education…
Descriptors: Feminism, Neoliberalism, Human Capital, Politics of Education
Austin, Melanie Shea – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to understand how resources in the community impact rural single mothers' access, participation, and success in higher education. In particular, this study focused on how rural single mothers' community ties impact their social capital resources and perception of agency and achievement in pursuing higher education.…
Descriptors: Mothers, One Parent Family, Rural Population, Community Colleges
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Rizvi, Sana – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
This paper explores the contradictions of 'doing' feminist research, and how the materiality of engaging in fieldwork magnifies the gap between 'ideal' versus 'actual' feminist ways of conducting research. Drawing on my Doctoral research with British-Pakistani mothers of children with SEND, I explore the ethical and methodological challenges of…
Descriptors: Feminism, Educational Research, Theory Practice Relationship, Research Methodology
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Degges-White, Suzanne E.; Colon, Bonnie R.; Borzumato-Gainey, Christine – Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 2013
Feminist supervision is based on the principles of feminist theory. Goals include sharing responsibility for the supervision process, empowering the supervisee, attending to the contextual assumptions about clients, and analyzing gender roles. This article explores feminist supervision and guidelines for providing counseling supervision…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Guidelines, Feminism, Supervision
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Crethar, Hugh C.; Rivera, Edil Torres; Nash, Sara – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2008
Multicultural, feminist, and social justice counseling theories are often viewed as disparate helping models. This article examines the complementary nature of these models and discusses the need to promote a clearer understanding of the ways in which these common threads can be used in counseling practice.
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Feminism, Social Justice, Models
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