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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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Cole, Barbara Ann – International Review of Education, 2009
This paper examines narrative methodologies as one approach to exploring issues of gender, education and social justice and, particularly, insights into "undoing gender". It furthermore examines the possibilities of exploring gender and its multiple intersections in a range of global and policy contexts through the use of personal…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Feminism, Discourse Analysis, Educational Change
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Dyrness, Andrea – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2008
In this article, I aim to further the discussion of engaged research in anthropology and education by examining the unique changes promoted by participatory research in contrast to policy-oriented activist research models. Drawing on my work with Latina immigrant mothers in a school reform movement, I argue for a Latina feminist view of…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Anthropology, Research Methodology, Hispanic Americans
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LaGreca, Nancy – Hispania, 2009
This article examines Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda's choice to include articles depicting the advanced decay of cadavers, which are simultaneously horrible and awesome, in her women's periodical "Album Cubano de lo Bueno y lo Bello". Background on Avellaneda's biography, women's print culture, and theories of the sublime provide a frame for the…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Death, Latin American Literature, Authors
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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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Skelton, Christine – Educational Review, 2010
There is a popular perception that girls' academic success means that they have taken up the kinds of gender performances in the classroom previously associated with boys. However, research into classrooms show that, amongst even the highest achieving pupils, girls are anxious about doing well and concerned about their relationships with other…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Achievement, Gender Issues, Gender Differences
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Alsop, Steve; Fawcett, Leesa – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2010
In response to Michiel van Eijck and Wolff-Michael Roth's article and Michael Mueller and Deborah Tippin's rejoinder, we explore traditional ecological knowledges as science education. Adopting a stance of situated partial perspectives, and drawing on selected literature in science and technology studies and feminist postcolonial theories, we…
Descriptors: Feminism, Science Education, Knowledge Level, Information Technology
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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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Lehtonen, Sanna – Children's Literature in Education, 2012
Susan Price's "Odin Trilogy" (2005-2008) is a juvenile science fiction series that depicts a future where class relations have become polarised due to late capitalist and technological developments and where ways of doing gender continue to be strongly connected with class. The society in the novels is based on slavery: people are either…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Genetics, Slavery
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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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Flores, Judith; Garcia, Silvia – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2009
Judith Flores and Silvia Garcia (University of Utah) draw from the work of their mentor, Rina Benmayor and "Telling to live: Latina feminist testimonios" to establish an organization for Latinas who are staff, faculty, students, alumni, and community members at a predominantly White institution (PWI). Critical race feminism (CRF),…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Critical Theory, Criticism, Sexual Orientation
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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
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Johnson, Chrystal S. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2008
In this article, I describe the influence race, historicity, and culture had on an African American social studies teacher's agency and negotiation of character education policy. Situated in a teacher personal theorizing framework, I use a three-dimensional narrative inquiry space (temporal, personal/existential, and place) to excavate this…
Descriptors: Values Education, Social Studies, African American Teachers, Social Values
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Flintoff, A.; Fitzgerald, H.; Scraton, S. – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2008
Researching the intersection of class, race, gender, sexuality and disability raises many issues for educational research. Indeed, Maynard (2002, 33) has recently argued that "difference is one of the most significant, yet unresolved, issues for feminist and social thinking at the beginning of the twentieth century". This paper reviews…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Research, Sexuality, Gender Differences
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