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Christensen, M. Candace – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2015
This study explores the experiences of male college students who participated in a theatre-based, peer-education, sexual assault prevention presentation. The program was established through the use of Pedagogy of the Oppressed and Theatre of the Oppressed, as well as multicultural feminist theory and approaches. These models emphasize subverting…
Descriptors: Males, College Students, Violence, Prevention
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Yee, Michelle J. – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2012
This paper explores preliminary results of a pilot study whose purpose was to document, through an oral history narrative, the personal and work experiences of a female artist and social entrepreneur who is legally blind. These experiences included the challenges that the research participant has experienced in the U.S. as a woman with an…
Descriptors: Reflection, Pilot Projects, Disabilities, Oral History
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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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Venegas-García, Marcia – Journal of School Leadership, 2013
Literature in leadership studies is devoid of knowledge about the unique ways that Latina/Chicana educators engage as leaders, activists, and agents for change. Women's studies, ethnic studies, and Chicana feminist studies alert us to the complex role that social context and the intersectionality of gender, ethnicity/race, and class play in the…
Descriptors: Teachers, Hispanic Americans, Leadership, Activism
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Robinson, Subrina J. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2013
Black women still experience racial oppression in the academy. In this study, I draw on Black feminist theory and oral narrative research to examine the narratives of Black women graduate students discussing their educational experiences. Black female graduate students deal with acts of everyday racism and instances of structural and internalized…
Descriptors: African American Students, Graduate Students, Females, Womens Education
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Malagon, Maria C.; Alvarez, Crystal R. – Harvard Educational Review, 2010
Drawing from extensive oral history interviews with five Chicana women, Malagon and Alvarez (re)conceptualize the way educational scholarship defines "high achieving." As attendees of California continuation high schools, all five women defy societal expectations by moving from these alternative educational spaces to community colleges,…
Descriptors: Continuation Students, Oral History, Critical Theory, Females
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Blackwell, Maylei – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2010
Based on a collaborative ethnography with Lideres Campesinas, a state-wide farmworker women's organization in California, this essay explores how activists have created multi-issued organizing strategies grounded in family structures and a community-based social world. Building on Gloria Anzaldua's theory of nepantla, it illustrates how campesina…
Descriptors: Females, Ethnography, Global Approach, Organizations (Groups)
Malagon, Maria C. – Educational Foundations, 2010
This article locates the Chicano racialized male body within the education discourse surrounding research and practice. In order to more appropriately understand the experiences of Chicano youth, the author draws from critical race theory (CRT) and Latina/o critical race theory (LatCrit) in education as well as Chicana feminist epistemologies to…
Descriptors: Oral History, High School Students, Participatory Research, Masculinity
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Sanchez, Patricia – New Directions for Youth Development, 2009
This article discusses a participatory action research (PAR) project carried out with three transnational Latina youth in northern California and how the university researcher incorporated Chicana feminist strategies in the study. PAR and Chicana feminism place at the heart of research the knowledge that ordinary people produce, referring to this…
Descriptors: Feminism, Action Research, Collaborative Writing, Participatory Research
Cooper, Camille Wilson – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2003
In this article, the author discusses African American mothers' beliefs about the negative impact that teacher bias can have on students' self-esteem and academic achievement. She draws from in-depth interview data to highlight mothers' opinions of, and experiences with, teachers they characterize as "unqualified" and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Bias, Teacher Influence