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Scraton, Sheila – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
This article explores how our understandings of gender and Physical Education (PE) have developed since the publication of "Shaping Up to Womanhood" in 1992. I reflect back on my research which, using qualitative methodology and a socialist feminist lens, explored dominant gender relations in the teaching of girls' PE in English…
Descriptors: Feminism, Gender Differences, Females, Physical Education
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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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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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Ergun, Emek – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2013
This article discusses the geo-political operations of student resistance in global feminisms classrooms, a topic that is largely ignored in the feminist pedagogies literature, where a generic understanding of the feminist teacher as a white, American and/or Western, and upper-class PhD seems to dominate. Given that the number of minority faculty…
Descriptors: Resistance (Psychology), Feminism, Teacher Characteristics, Gender Issues
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Chilisa, Bagele; Ntseane, Gabo – Gender and Education, 2010
In this paper we explore tensions between Western gender theory and research, and post-colonial and indigenous feminist standpoints, which challenge us to re-define our roles as feminist-activist educators and researchers working with formerly colonised and historically marginalised communities. We discuss how African and Black feminist approaches…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Feminism, World Views, Females
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Irving, Catherine J.; English, Leona M. – Studies in Continuing Education, 2008
Using a critical discourse analysis, informed by poststructuralist theory, we explore the research phenomenon of coerced partnership. This lens allows us to pay attention to the social relations of power operating in knowledge generation processes, especially as they affect feminist researchers in adult education. We propose an alternative vision…
Descriptors: Feminism, Discourse Analysis, Power Structure, Adult Education
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McNeil, Barbara – Studying Teacher Education, 2011
In Canada, most universities and their classrooms are often constructed as rational and neutral spaces where interaction between professors and students is free of the influences of race, class, and gender. Implicit in such a construction is the assumption that the university is a purely White space where students from the dominant racial group…
Descriptors: Caring, Race, Racial Identification, Foreign Countries
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Lumby, Jacky – Journal of Education Policy, 2009
National policy discourses imply rational and positive pathways to greater equality and inclusion for public sector workers, including those in education. However, radical feminist and critical race theory suggests that whatever measures are undertaken to disassemble systems which impact negatively on those who are minority or excluded, systems…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Power Structure, Leadership Responsibility