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Price, Linda; Evans, Nick – Journal of Rural Studies, 2009
"Rural stress" and "farming stress" are terms that have become commonly appropriated by British health-based academic disciplines, the medical profession and social support networks, especially since the agricultural "crises" of B.S.E. and Foot and Mouth disease. Looking beyond the media headlines, it is apparent that…
Descriptors: Social Behavior, Biographies, Foreign Countries, Rural Areas
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Flores, Lisa Y.; O'Brien, Karen M. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2002
This study tested R. W. Lent, S. D. Brown, and G. Hackett's (1994) model of career choice with 364 Mexican American adolescent women. Path analyses were run to determine the influence of contextual and social cognitive variables on career aspiration, career choice prestige, and traditionality. Partial support for the model was evidenced as…
Descriptors: Reputation, Females, Career Choice, Acculturation
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Moradi, Bonnie; Subich, Linda Mezydlo; Phillips, Julia C. – Counseling Psychologist, 2002
The model of feminist identity development proposed by Downing and Roush in 1985 is revisited as a potentially useful framework in counseling psychology theory, research, and practice. An examination of the historical context from which the model arose illustrates how it advanced theory in the psychology of women. A critical review of the extant…
Descriptors: Feminism, Self Concept, Counseling Psychology, Models
McKenzie, Marcia – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
Many feminists have written about working within a tension between poststructuralist theories and activist work based on more "modern" imperatives associated with "taking a stand" against oppression. These discussions of a praxis of "willful contradiction" are helpful in thinking about the theoretical bases of poststructural approaches to…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Social Theories, Critical Theory, Feminism
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Enslin, Penny – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2006
Recognising the relevance of Iris Marion Young's work to education, this article poses the question: given Iris Young's commitment to both social justice and to recognition of the political and ethical significance of difference, to what extent does her position allow for transnational interventions in education to foster democracy? First, it…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Philosophy, Democracy, Educational Change
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Tso, Anna Wing Bo – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2007
Recent studies have shown that under the influence of feminist theory, today one of the most popular areas of academic children's literature criticism is "the rereading of texts for previously unrevealed interpretations" (Paul, 2004: 142). By "rereading," academic feminist children's literature critics look at the ways ideological implications are…
Descriptors: Social Discrimination, Gender Bias, Imagination, Feminism
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Burnett, Gary; Besant, Michele; Chatman, Elfreda A. – Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2001
This essay proposes the theory of normative behavior and presents general discussions of two communities-the online world of virtual communities and the world of feminist booksellers associated with the Women in Print Movement-that can be used as test cases for that theory. (Contains 73 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Behavior, Behavior Theories, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community
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Gouthro, Patricia A. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2007
In this paper a critical feminist theoretical framework is used to explore the challenges of creating democratic learning spaces that will foster active and inclusive citizenship for women. Three democratic considerations are addressed to assess how adult educators can create more inclusive opportunities for lifelong education for women. The first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Social Theories, Humanities
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Monzó, Lilia D. – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2014
A fundamental goal of the university must be to advance a democracy based on the socialist principles of freedom and critique. A Marxist revolutionary critical pedagogy for democracy is advanced that includes a call for the inclusion of faculty of color who may bring diverse epistemes toward doing research that promotes dissent. The author…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Hispanic Americans, Feminism, Epistemology
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Brewer, Rose M. – American Sociologist, 1989
Describes a "fourth critique" emerging in the field of sociology. Developing a perspective on the intersection of race, gender, and class, this perspective is an important revision of feminist sociology and feminist theory which tend to emphasize gender and is also corrective of race relations perspectives, which often omit gender.…
Descriptors: Blacks, Females, Feminism, Racial Differences
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Marshall, Catherine; Anderson, Gary L. – Journal of Education Policy, 1994
Challenges the parameters defining the field of educational politics and a dominant paradigm stifling the exercise of power and gender, social class, racial, and sexual difference. Briefly reviews current feminist theories and work in cultural studies as they relate to educational policy and politics. A newly defined "public sphere" has…
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Trethewey, Angela – Western Journal of Communication, 1999
Brings together two promising strands of research in organizational communication--postmodern theories and contradiction-centered analyses of organizational discourse and practice--by employing irony, as articulated by postmodern and/or feminist scholars, as a theoretical lens to analyze the contradictions that structure a social service…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Communication Research, Feminism, Higher Education
Cannella, Gaile S.; Swadener, Beth Blue – International Journal of Educational Policy, Research, and Practice: Reconceptualizing Childhood Studies, 2006
Critical analysis of change in public policy within and across nations recognizes that the education and welfare of children, families, and all citizens is intertwined with economics, politics, and cultural discourse(s). In the United States, increasingly narrow media, judiciary, and academic discourses have supported legislative actions that…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Social Systems, Social Sciences, Politics of Education
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Bond, Candis E. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this essay, the author will discuss background on the topic of street harassment within the context of the United States, the theoretical and pedagogical foundations of her course design, and outcomes from the class. She will also share ideas for modifying and improving the course. Her syllabus and assignments were highly experimental, since…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexual Harassment, Teaching Models, Teaching Methods
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Highberg, Nels P. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2010
In this article, the author intends to focus on the ruptures that sometimes emerge when his outsider and insider identities clash, shift places, or simply exist together in the classrooms he inhabits as teacher. He provides what Jerrie Cobb Scott calls an extended "think about" where he unpacks his own uncritical dys-consciousness and how it has…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Student Attitudes, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship
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