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Thiel, Jaye Johnson; Jones, Stephanie – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2017
Drawing on our documentation of transforming an informal learning centre (the Playhouse) in a multilingual, working-class neighbourhood, this paper presents significant and deliberate material-discursive changes at the Playhouse that produced unpredictable shifts in belongings among young children. More specifically, this paper entwines our…
Descriptors: Young Children, Literacy, Race, Social Class
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Eastman, Nicholas J.; Anderson, Morgan; Boyles, Deron – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2017
Simply put, charter schools have not lived up to their advocates' promise of equity. Using examples of tangible civil rights gains of the twentieth century (e.g. "Brown v. Board," "Lau v. Nichols") and extending feminist theories of invisible labor to include the labor of democracy, the authors argue that the charter movement…
Descriptors: School Choice, Charter Schools, Politics of Education, Educational Change
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Zembylas, Michalinos – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2018
Within the broad Freirean paradigm that dominates critical pedagogy, there is a tendency to assume that affects such as love, hope, and empathy as well as revolutionary agency are naturally occurring in all human beings and that conscientization will eventually lead to empowerment for change (Amsler 2011). However, it is not clear how the workings…
Descriptors: Empathy, Foreign Policy, Critical Theory, Teaching Methods
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Lorenzetti, Liza; Walsh, Christine Ann – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2014
Participatory Action Research (PAR) is increasingly recognized within academic research and pedagogy. What are the benefits of including feminism within participatory action research and teaching? In responding to this question, we discuss the similarities and salient differences between PAR and feminist informed PAR (FPAR). There are eight themes…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Feminism, Theories
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Thapliyal, Nisha – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
From Facebook-coordinated high-school walkouts to compelling Internet-based protest art that has accompanied recent teacher strikes, grassroots education activism in the USA has gone digital. Despite the proliferation of research on the mediatisation of education policy, few studies have explored the ways in which activists for public education…
Descriptors: Public Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Media, Teacher Strikes
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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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Pillow, Wanda S. – Critical Studies in Education, 2015
This article introduces the challenges of temporality into policy studies utilizing US education policy and young mothers as a working example. Situating the need for attention to temporality amidst the ruins of inquiry and ruins of education outcomes for young mothers, the author builds on recent "spatial policy sociology" and turns to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Mothers, Feminism, Social Theories
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Averett, Paige; Soper, Danielle – Qualitative Report, 2011
Utilizing a feminist autoethnographic stance and method, this article is based upon the dialogues produced by a student completing an assignment for a social work instructor. Various tensions are explored, including the role of autoethnography in both qualitative and feminist research and the role of fear in a woman's life. A critique of the role…
Descriptors: Feminism, Fear, Social Work, Assignments
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Lindgren, Anne-Li – Gender and Education, 2019
Sex education has been a major concern that has run in parallel with the creation of the modern concept of childhood (innocence) in Western societies. When priests opposed sex education for children, teachers and physicians advocated the need for education. In Sweden, in the early twentieth century, two female physicians wrote a prize-winning…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Printed Materials, Guides
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Norton, Nadjwa E. L. – Education and Urban Society, 2014
In this article, the author combines multicultural feminist critical theories with the voices of Black and Latina/Latino young spiritual children to extend culturally responsive teaching. The author illuminates how children use their hip-hop writing to construct themselves as people who communicate with God, choose spiritual content for their…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Popular Culture, African American Children, Hispanic Americans
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Francis, Becky; Skelton, Christine – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2008
The extent to which the ideas of certain influential, contemporary social theorists who arguably analyse selves as disembedded from social structures can contribute to the theorising of gender and education is explored in this article. We begin by considering hegemonic explanations of neo-liberal society and particularly the emphasis on…
Descriptors: Feminism, Individualism, Sex, Gender Issues
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Beard, Karen Stansberry – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2012
This article presents researcher reflections of a case study of a Black female deputy superintendent who made the value-driven decision to close the achievement gap in her district. I posit that she is an outlier because she is Black and female in a predominantly white male field of practice, she effectively closed the achievement gap through her…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Feminism, Qualitative Research, Females
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McKenna, Emma – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2015
In the second-wave women's movement in Canada (1965-1985), the rhetoric of ''freedom'' and ''choice'' occupied a prominent position in public discourses. Waged as rallying points to resist entrenched forms of gender inequality in all areas of social, economic, and political culture, this language asserted a desire for an alternative social order…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Feminism, Child Care, Sex Fairness
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Richerme, Lauren Kapalka – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2016
Analyzing how some names grant and reinforce power while others deny it serves a central role in understanding and ultimately challenging systemic inequalities. Yet, when left unquestioned, the ways in which social justice advocates use names can have detrimental effects. The work of various poststructuralist authors illuminates the problems and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Music Teachers, Teacher Education, Power Structure
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Howard, Arianna; Patterson, Ashley; Kinloch, Valerie; Burkhard, Tanja; Randall, Ryann – Gender and Education, 2016
This article de-centres imperialist, capitalist, patriarchal traditions of critical approaches in Curriculum Studies via an examination of experiences shared at the "Black Women's Gathering Place" (BWGP), a non-traditional space where a diverse, intergenerational group of Black women engage with each other through the sharing of stories.…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Personal Narratives, Story Telling
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