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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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Spencer, Leland G. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
This article reports the results of a feminist action research project that sought to ascertain professors' best practices for engaging undergraduates in feminist classrooms. In semi-structured interviews, professors recommended assigning readings from a variety of positionalities; creating a safe space for class discussion; relying on data to…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Undergraduate Students, Feminism
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Linder, Chris – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
In this study, I employed narrative inquiry supported by intersectionality theory to explore the experiences of 6 antiracist, White, feminist undergraduate women. A conceptual model of antiracist identity development emerged from the data. Participants described vivid experiences with guilt, shame, and fear that kept them from engaging in allied…
Descriptors: Feminism, Self Concept, Fear, Psychological Patterns
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Levitan, Joseph A. S. – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Working towards social justice in education requires students' voices to be heard and understood (Mansfield, 2014). This is especially the case for students from marginalized populations. Prior research has shown the value and importance of students' voices for school retention, academic success, school inclusivity, and student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Indigenous Populations, Student Attitudes
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Earles, Jennifer – Gender and Education, 2017
Children's literature helps young people make sense of gender. However, while books offer children the imaginative ability to create their own worlds, normative gender can manifest in characters and stories. The study described in this article draws upon "disruptive" storytimes with 114 preschool children, interviews with 20 parents and…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Gender Issues, Preschool Children, Interviews
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Renold, Emma; Ringrose, Jessica – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2017
Inspired by posthuman feminist theory, this paper explores young people's entanglement with the bio-technological landscape of image creation and exchange in young networked peer cultures. We suggest that we are seeing new formations of sexual objectification when the more-than-human is foregrounded and the blurry ontological divide between human…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Telecommunications, Social Media, Social Networks
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Wu, Ya-Ling; Wu, Hsing-Chen – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2015
Based on a sociocultural approach to adult learning and poststructural feminist theories, this study draws on interviews with 11 married Vietnamese women to explore the higher education learning experiences of Vietnamese immigrant women in Taiwan. On the basis of their husbands' permission and support, Vietnamese immigrant women embraced the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Females, Higher Education
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DeGrave, Analisa – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
La Casa de los Colores (the House of Colors) is a feminist organization dedicated to defending human rights, particularly those of the LGBTQ+ community in León, Nicaragua. In 2016 Helen Alfaro, Yova Briones, Ani Guerrero, and Tannia Rizo Lazo, four members of La Casa's leadership team, "Las Coloras," were invited to speak about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Civil Rights, Homosexuality
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Mooney, Amanda; Hickey, Chris – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2017
Reflexive accounts of physical education (PE) pedagogy and practice offer potential to reveal much about the intended and unintended learning, for both students and teachers, that can result from certain pedagogic encounters. Despite the promotion of reflective practice/s as a possible "panacea" for improved teaching and learning, there…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Reflection, Physical Education Teachers, Social Influences
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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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Leonardi, Bethy – Journal of Education Policy, 2017
In this article, I examine the relationship between large-scale social discourses and local, school discourses as it plays out in conversations about gender and sexuality with and among teachers, specifically in the context of the passage of the Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act in California. Grounded in feminist…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Middle Schools, Faculty Development, Middle School Teachers
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Tibbitts, Felisa L. – Journal of Peace Education, 2016
This article presents evidence of the links between human rights education and social change by analyzing the long-term effects on 88 trainers engaged in a non-formal adult training program sponsored by a women's human rights group in Turkey, Women for Women's Human Rights--New Ways. In this article, I show the transformative impacts of carrying…
Descriptors: Females, Civil Rights, Adult Education, Social Change
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Jones, Brandolyn; Hwang, Eunjin; Bustamante, Rebecca M. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2015
In their pursuit of tenure and promotion, African American female faculty members continue to prevail over workplace adversities such as ridicule, marginalization, alienation, isolation, and lack of information. In this descriptive phenomenological study, the lived experiences of five African American female professors who successfully navigated…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Tenure, African American Teachers
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Domingue, Andrea D. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
This article offers a theoretical analysis and phenomenological study of the leadership experiences of black women college students at a predominantly white higher education institution. Existing literature argues that leadership development is vital to the college experience as an opportunity to empower and engage students in social change.…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, College Students, Student Experience
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Schindel, Alexandra; Tolbert, Sara – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
What role does caring play in environmental education? The development of caring relationships in formal school settings remains a foundational yet underexamined concept in environmental education research. This study examines the role of caring relationships between people and place in an urban high school in the United States. We draw upon…
Descriptors: Caring, Environmental Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Urban Schools
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