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Mercer-Mapstone, Lucy; Mercer, Gina – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Students as partners (SaP) has seen an increase in focus as an area of active student engagement in higher education. Many complexities and challenges have been shared in this evolving field regarding inclusivity and power. We discuss, in this dialogue, insights that can be uncovered by exploring SaP through a feminist lens--illuminating the fact…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Feminism, Power Structure, Inclusion
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Hextrum, Kirsten – Berkeley Review of Education, 2014
Today, women across race and class categories graduate high school and college at higher rates than men (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012). According to Marxist reproduction theories, schools maintain social hierarchies by academically rewarding the elite. Yet, despite educational gains, women remain materially and symbolically unequal, proving to be…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Feminism, Graduation Rate
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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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Webb, Patricia; Cole, Kirsti; Skeen, Thomas – College English, 2007
In this article, the authors call for tying service learning to feminist agendas, emphasizing civic activism involving true collaboration with communities. They report on a graduate seminar, "Feminism and Composition," at their own university that worked toward this goal by having students self-reflectively participate in local organizations that…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Feminism, Volunteers, Seminars