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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
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Baker, Ashley A.; Ryalls, Rmily – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
Recent research on teaching focuses on integrating technology into the classroom (Chick and Hassel 197; Eisen 350; Eudey 233; Richards 6-7; Sargent and Corse 242; Schweitzer 188). In particular, instructors have developed online class spaces using social networking sites (e.g., blogs, YouTube, Twitter). Online spaces not only challenge the notion…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Electronic Publishing, Critical Thinking
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Blaikie, Fiona – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2018
Visual and cultural identities are situated in habitus, social theory on the body and clothing. Framed by narrative inquiry, girl method, and feminist research, I investigated the mean girl experiences of Grace and Hayley, who witnessed hostility alongside an exaggerated policed feminine sartorial aesthetic. White, middle and upper class, managers…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Cultural Influences, Social Influences, Human Body
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Yoshihara, Reiko – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
This study explores the processual identity formation of six Japanese women who gave up a job, turned to higher education, and became university EFL teachers in Japan. My research questions include: (1) How did they change their careers and become university EFL teachers? (2) Since they entered the university EFL teaching profession, how have they…
Descriptors: Females, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Morondo Taramundi, Dolores – Gender and Education, 2016
The aim of this article is to pose some questions concerning "kairos" and feminist activism. In recent years state feminism in Spain has been presented as a "success story" of legislative victories and policy programmes regarding women' equality and equal opportunities. Only two years ago, feminist movements in Spain showed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Feminism, Activism
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Skrlac Lo, Rachel – Theory Into Practice, 2019
This article proposes a reflective process to increase awareness of heteronormativity in student-teacher and student-student interactions. I used 3 theoretical lenses -- queer, feminist, and intersectional -- to identify and analyze how gender, sex, and sexuality norms influenced interactions in an after-school reading club. This research site was…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Interaction, Homosexuality
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Maina-Okori, Naomi Mumbi; Koushik, Jada Renee; Wilson, Alexandria – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
We seek to understand how issues of intersectionality are addressed in environmental and sustainability education (ESE) literature, focusing on how gender is discussed in relation to other social identities such as class, race, sexuality, and ability. Our analysis draws from feminist and decolonizing frameworks, and uses intersectionality to…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Social Theories, Feminism
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Menchaca, Velma D.; Mills, Shirley J.; Leo, Filomena – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2016
This qualitative research examined the journey of renowned female leadership in higher education. Two top level Latina administrators of universities were interviewed extensively to discover their journey to leadership. The theoretical framework used was Latina critical race theory, feminist theory, and counter-storytelling. Themes that surfaced…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Women Administrators, Higher Education, Critical Theory
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Crawford, Charmaine; Jackson-Best, Fatimah – Gender and Education, 2017
This paper examines the utility of a feminist pedagogical framework in establishing and organising the Caribbean Institute in Gender and Development (CIGAD), which is a biennial intensive gender and development training programme that has taken place in Barbados since 1993. To highlight the major impact that CIGAD has had in educating and…
Descriptors: Feminism, Social Change, Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research
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Shan, Hongxia – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2015
Since the 1970s, immigrant studies have taken a feminist turn. This paper takes stock of how Canadian adult educators have contributed to this field and vice versa. Through an ethnographic content analysis of [Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education] CASAE proceedings since 2000 and other related scholarly publications, the paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Immigrants
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Amsler, Sarah; Motta, Sara C. – Gender and Education, 2019
In this paper, we offer a critique of neoliberal power from the perspective of the gendered, sexualised, raced and classed politics of motherhood in English universities. By using dialogical auto-ethnographic methods to examine our own past experiences as full-time employed mother-academics, we demonstrate how feminist academic praxis can not only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Commercialization, Politics of Education
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Fuller, Laurie; Russo, Ann – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2018
As antiviolence activists and university professors teaching and learning about violence prevention and feminist movements, authors Laurie Fuller and Ann Russo write that they are inspired by the collaborative visioning of Critical Resistance and Incite! Women of Color Against Violence with regard to ending violence without reproducing it. Fuller…
Descriptors: Feminism, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods, Activism
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Schmeichel, Mardi – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2015
Feminist practices can provide firm theoretical grounding for the kind of social studies that scholars promote, especially in relation to efforts to include women in the curriculum. However, in P-12 social studies education, neither women nor feminism receive much attention. The study described in this article was a discourse analysis of 16…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Social Studies, Sex Fairness
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Holligan, Chris – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Cultural reproduction is rarely, if ever, theorised through clandestine practices of sexual offending by teachers in the gendered hierarchies of state schools. Drawing upon Freedom of Information requests and other official qualitative data provided by a U.K. teaching council, this article endeavours to explain the form of a gendered cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Gender Issues, Identification (Psychology)
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