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Ohito, Esther Oganda – Curriculum Inquiry, 2016
The currents of elitism surging through curriculum studies in the United States have long been of chief concern to critical scholars in the field. Elements of this elitism running along racialized, gendered, classed and other such lines elide to marginalize knowledge generated by and about the "other." For this racialized, gendered,…
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, African Americans, Blacks
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Bunjun, Benita – Education as Change, 2018
The Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada (RCSW), embedded in liberal hegemonic feminist ideology, is largely the landscape that influenced and continues to influence the simultaneous politicising and depoliticisation of the mainstream women's movement in Canada since the 1970s. The testimonies and recommendations of the RCSW…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Feminism, Political Issues
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Jain, Dimpal; Turner, Caroline – Negro Educational Review, 2012
We explore the politics of naming for non-White women faculty in higher education as it relates to womanist theory. A discussion of these faculty experiences in general, and women faculty in particular are provided to illuminate the many challenges we face in the academy. One such challenge is how we come to identify our scholarship and align…
Descriptors: Feminism, Women Faculty, Females, Interviews
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Huckaby, M. Francyne – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2013
This paper explores promiscuous black feminism by juxtaposing black feminism, Foucualt's poststructuralism, and my grandmother. The tensions created by these juxtapositions illuminate the ways black feminism and poststructuralism are resources and challenges to each other, and how both offer understandings of the relations at play that shape…
Descriptors: African Americans, Feminism, Power Structure, Sexuality
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Gouin, Rachel – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2009
This article outlines, critiques, and revises Griff Foley's analytical framework for the study of informal learning in social action. This reformulation is prompted by the author's own research on young women's experiences and learning in social struggle, and by the need to take into account the interdependence of systems of domination underlying…
Descriptors: Feminism, Informal Education, Social Action, Social Justice
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Matias, Cheryl E. – Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning, 2013
Numerous studies show the effectiveness of culturally responsive teaching with urban students of color. Yet few articulate the dynamics of how whiteness impacts the delivery of culturally responsive teaching. Using critical "whiteness" studies, critical race theory, and Black feminist concepts, this article interrogates the effectiveness…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Urban Education, Minority Group Students, Whites
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Takayanagi, Taeko; Shimomura, Takayuki – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2013
This paper addresses the life and educational experiences of Ainu women, using the framework of postcolonial feminist theory. It explores the extent to which two factors--gender and ethnic minority status--affect young Ainu women as they attempt to enter mainstream society. The authors analyse life history interviews from three Ainu women aged 25.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Feminism, Social Theories
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Morse, Anne J. – Journal of Experiential Education, 1997
Describes overt and latent gender conflicts in an adventure education program at a small southwestern college. Analyzes dynamics within the program, drawing on feminist application of social construction theory, the theory of gender differences in moral development, and a feminist critique of dualistic hierarchical thinking. Discusses implications…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Change Strategies, College Programs, Consciousness Raising
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Bhopal, Kalwant – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2009
This article will examine Asian women's views on the practice of dowries in the UK. The research is based on 20 in-depth interviews with Asian women studying for a Social Sciences degree in a "new" (post-1992) university in the southeast of England. All of the interviews were tape-recorded and the data transcribed. The data was analysed…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Asians, Higher Education, Feminism
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Pierce, W. David; Sydie, R. A.; Stratkotter, Rainer – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2003
Male and female participants (N = 274) made judgments about the social concepts of "feminist," "man," and "woman" on 63 semantic differential items. Factor analysis identified three basic dimensions termed evaluative, potency, and activity as well as two secondary factors called expressiveness and sexuality. Results for the evaluative dimension…
Descriptors: Feminism, Sex Stereotypes, Semantics, Semantic Differential
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Maylor, Uvanney – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2009
This article examines what it means to be a Black female researcher in contemporary Britain. Drawing on Black feminist theory and critical race theory (CRT), this article seeks to highlight some of the experiences and challenges that Black female researchers face when undertaking research, particularly research that has diversity, equality or…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Feminism, Researchers, African Americans
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Jones, Adele – Health & Social Work, 2009
This article examines the social epidemiology of HIV/AIDS within a Caribbean context and the specific ways in which children are affected. In particular, the article explores the nature of risk and vulnerability among especially marginalized children: street children. Literature on HIV/AIDS was reviewed, and semistructured interviews with 44 key…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Feminism, Social Bias, Childrens Rights
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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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Rasmussen, Mary Lou; Allen, Louisa – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2014
In a discussion of Deleuze's theorization of concepts, Todd May asks "what can a concept do with that which cannot be identified?" Or to put it another way, May writes--"A concept is a way of addressing the difference that lies beneath the identities we experience." This is not to say that identities, concepts, and experiences…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Feminism, Social Science Research, Social Attitudes
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Slesaransky-Poe, Graciela; Garcia, Ana Maria – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2009
This article reflects our experiences of raising boys with gender-variant behaviors and interests. After a long personal and professional journey, living in a society that views children with gender-variant behavior and interests as aberrations that need to be examined, intervened with, or repackaged, we are moved to redirect our attention as…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Ideology, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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