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Bredlöv, Eleonor – Studies in Continuing Education, 2016
This study focuses on the recruitment of adults to the beauty industry in Sweden. It is concerned with a move in (beauty) education away from state and towards private provision in a wider context where education is becoming more heavily marketised. Drawing on a poststructural approach inspired by the work of Foucault and feminist theory, the…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Adults, Industry, Foreign Countries
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Yang, Chia-Ling – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2016
With the aim of rethinking Paulo Freire's theory and its practices in race/ethnicity and education, this article uses intersectionality to deepen our understanding of differences among the oppressed and break the opposition between the oppressed and oppressor. Based on an ethnographic study carried out at a feminist adult educational institution…
Descriptors: Feminism, Power Structure, Foreign Countries, Race
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Karlsson, Lena – Gender and Education, 2015
This article explores practices of othering through formations of normative sameness in discussion-based seminar classrooms. It takes literary scholar Stanley Fish's question, "Is there a text in this class, or is it just us?", back into the classroom to explore the formation of a "just us," an imagined homogeneous interpretive…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques