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Firth, Rhiannon; Robinson, Andrew – Gender and Education, 2016
This paper looks back on the methodology and experience of feminist consciousness-raising (CR) in the 1970s, in relation to the current re-emergence of feminism. It constructs an argument that a new wave of CR is desirable so as to construct new forms of feminist pedagogy and activism. The paper will argue that contemporary feminism in the UK and…
Descriptors: Feminism, Consciousness Raising, Epistemology, Neoliberalism
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Beddoes, Kacey – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2013
This paper introduces feminist methodologies in the context of engineering education research. It builds upon other recent methodology articles in engineering education journals and presents feminist research methodologies as a concrete engineering education setting in which to explore the connections between epistemology, methodology and theory.…
Descriptors: Feminism, Research Methodology, Epistemology, Engineering Education
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Cervantes-Soon, Claudia G.; Carrillo, Juan F. – High School Journal, 2016
Based on Walter Mignolo's (2000) notion of border thinking, that is, the subaltern knowledge generated from the exterior borders of the modern/colonial world system, this article extends current conceptual frameworks for the implementation of a decolonizing border pedagogy with Latin@ students in secondary schools. In particular, Cervantes-Soon…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Ethnography, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students
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White, Aaronette M. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2011
Intersectionality takes into account how inequalities of race, gender, class, and sexuality "intersect," or work in combined ways, in the lives of Black women and other women of color. As a holistic teaching approach, it also has relevance for all people, male and female, straight and gay, rich and poor, and along the various continuums…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, African Americans, Females, College Faculty
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Luke, Allan – Theory Into Practice, 2012
The term "critical literacy" refers to use of the technologies of print and other media of communication to analyze, critique, and transform the norms, rule systems, and practices governing the social fields of everyday life (A. Luke, 2004). Since Freire's (1970) educational projects in Brazil, approaches to critical literacy have been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Literacy, Critical Theory, Critical Reading
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Gouthro, Patricia A. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2014
This article explores the learning pathways of 15 Canadian and American female crime fiction authors. Using a critical feminist perspective, it argues that despite the neoliberal rhetoric of individual choice, as in most careers, there are social-structural factors that create opportunities and barriers for women mystery writers. The article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Authors, Females, Fiction
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North, Connie E. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2007
Although theories on anti-oppressive education abound, few scholars have conducted empirical studies of anti-oppressive educational curricula to test the alignment of theories--constructed largely by university scholars--and practices carried out by K-12 educators and students. While feminist poststructuralist theorists have critiqued critical…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Metropolitan Areas, Justice, Feminism
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Ramirez-Dhoore, Dora – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2011
Today, after many years of making it through new musical genres and trends, "rancheras" are not only about the appreciation of music, but also about the sociocultural issues present within the individual listening to this music. Whether it be the person who is driving down the street with the radio blaring and the car thumpin', the…
Descriptors: Music, Music Appreciation, Sociocultural Patterns, Cultural Context
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Lather, Patti – Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 2004
This essay looks at governmental incursion into legislating scientific method in the realm of educational research. Using critical theory, I argue that the politics of the science of the U.S. accountability movement in public education is a backlash against efforts to open science up via cultural studies, feminist methodology, and social studies…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Scientific Methodology, Educational Research, Public Education
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Calasanti, Toni; King, Neal – Gerontologist, 2007
Purpose: We adopted a feminist, structural approach to husbands' experiences of caring for wives with Alzheimer's disease. This framework posited that men and women draw upon gender repertoires--situational ideals of behavior based upon their respective structural locations--that create gendered experiences of stress and coping strategies. Design…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Spouses, Females, Whites
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Sze, Julie – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2006
The field of American Studies explores the cultures and practices of individuals and communities in the United States, as well as their transnational exchanges and impacts. It is an interdisciplinary field that is based on making "connections." Environmental justice, as a social movement, also makes important connections. It integrates…
Descriptors: Pollution, Environmental Education, Justice, American Studies