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Dillabough, Jo-Anne – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2004
This paper seeks to outline and evaluate Pierre Bourdieu's work as it has appeared most recently in feminist studies and the field of gender and education. In particular, it suggests ways in which Bourdieu's theoretical insights could be seen to more effectively contribute to cutting edge debates in both social theory and feminist thought…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Educational Sociology, Social Theories, Feminism
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Winkelmann, Carol L. – Computers and the Humanities, 1995
Argues that the combination of collaborative writing and electronic resources can produce a reaffirmation of literacy as a social process. Utilizes feminist theory to equate the postmodernist assumptions regarding the indeterminate nature of language with democratizing influences. Describes a class project where students produced a collaborative,…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computational Linguistics, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Flintoff, A.; Fitzgerald, H.; Scraton, S. – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2008
Researching the intersection of class, race, gender, sexuality and disability raises many issues for educational research. Indeed, Maynard (2002, 33) has recently argued that "difference is one of the most significant, yet unresolved, issues for feminist and social thinking at the beginning of the twentieth century". This paper reviews…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Research, Sexuality, Gender Differences
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Yick, Alice G.; Oomen-Early, Jody – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008
Until recently, research studies have implied that domestic violence does not affect Asian American and immigrant communities, or even Asians abroad, because ethnicity or culture has not been addressed. In this content analysis, the authors examined trends in publications in leading scholarly journals on violence relating to Asian women and…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Asian Culture, Interrater Reliability, Family Structure
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Stone, Lynda – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1996
Advocates a broader conceptualization of citizenship, relying less on Cartesian and Aristotelian precepts, and incorporating postmodern feminist political theory. Identifies three theoretical phases leading to this conceptualization: past for the present, difference out of sameness, and rationality to subjectiveness. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
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Chang, Kimberly A. – Journal of Moral Education, 1996
Summarizes and comments on a series of interviews with Chinese students in the United States regarding conflicts with landlords, professors, and merchants. Discusses the dichotomy between their desire to assert themselves and their feelings of apprehension dealing with unfamiliar relationships and power structures. Considers this experience in…
Descriptors: Chinese Culture, College Students, Conflict, Cultural Influences
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Reimer, Bennett – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1995
Utilizes critical reaction to the book, "A Philosophy of Music Education," as a framing device to discuss feminist theory and music education philosophy. Maintains that critical criteria drawn from a specific political agenda, and applied to apolitical subjects, accomplishes little more than politicized rhetoric. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational Discrimination, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives