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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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Mackinlay, Elizabeth – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2013
In this paper, the author is going to turn around and around ideas about feminist pedagogy and feminist politics in the academy in a similar way to take us to the kind of "social somewhere" of which Barone and Eisner write, to look at the same material in familiar and unusual ways--here a fiction, there a fanciful retelling of facts,…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Social Influences
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Scharrón-del Río, Maria R. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
This article addresses some of the common issues that arise when striving to develop multicultural competencies in the classroom using an experiential, intersectional, feminist, and anti-oppressive approach, in the hope of providing support to others doing similar work and contributing to the conversation around the personal impact of liberation…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Puerto Ricans, Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness
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Wilbraham, Lindy – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2016
African universities have been called to respond to the social issues of trauma, adversity, injustice and inequality that trouble their embedding communities, their staff and their students. The need for South African universities to respond to HIV/Aids (in particular) includes the opening up of new knowledge about and ways of managing the impacts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Resistance (Psychology), College Students
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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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Rhoads, Robert A.; Gu, Diane Yu – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2012
The authors conducted a qualitative study of women's experiences as faculty members at Northern Research University, a pseudonym for a top 40 university in The People's Republic of China. Based on 27 semi-structured interviews with women (15) and men (12), and drawing from feminist standpoint theory and symbolic interactionism, the authors…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Experience
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Davis, Shametrice; Brown, Kelly – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2017
Black female faculty (BFF) automatically face a number of (un)conscience struggles as they enter into the academy as junior faculty. As a result, there is often a sense of burnout and overcompensation to mitigate the oppressive experiences related to race and gender. This article conceptualizes a thorough review of the literature of the struggle…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Women Faculty, Females, Feminism
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Phruksachart, Melissa – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this article, the author writes to reflect on her experiences as an Asian/American female graduate student and co-organizer of the Mentoring Future Faculty of Color (MFFC) project, a social and intellectual formation that emerged out of discussions between women and queer of color students, faculty, and their allies. She briefly reviews some…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Faculty, Minority Group Students, Minority Group Teachers
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B. A. L. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this article, the author considers the ways racial and gender oppression uniquely impact the experiences of women faculty of color working at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). HSIs are federally defined as accredited, not-for-profit two- or four-year institutions of higher learning whose total full-time student enrollment is at least 25…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, Hispanic Americans, Gender Differences