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Fairchild, Sheryl D. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this article, the author discusses a study that she launched to open up conversations about age. She set out to collect and record the "opinions" of older women. She had been a returning student, and as a teacher at a community college with nontraditional-age students, she found herself perpetuating the cycle of silence about age in…
Descriptors: Reentry Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Females
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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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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)