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Lake, Danielle – Educational Theory, 2017
When should instructors encourage students to work across ideological differences and within unjust institutional structures in order to affect change? What are the dangers and challenges inherent in working across seemingly intractable differences in the community? And what is the value of such a pedagogical approach? The scholarship on feminist…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Feminism, Democracy
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Griffiths, Morwenna – Educational Theory, 2006
In this essay, Morwenna Griffiths considers the effect of feminization on the practices of education. She outlines a feminist theory of practice that draws critically on theories of embodiment, diversity, and structures of power to show that any practice is properly seen as fluid, leaky, and viscous. Examining different and competing…
Descriptors: Females, Teaching (Occupation), Educational Practices, Gender Issues
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Li, Huey-li – Educational Theory, 2007
In this essay, Huey-li Li inquires into how ecofeminist analyses of the woman-nature affinity call for the rectification of polarized conceptions of "nature." By attending to the interconnections between various forms of oppression, Li argues, ecofeminism sheds light on how gender ideology influences our worldview and the construction of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Norms, Ethics, Feminism
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Roman, Leslie G. – Educational Theory, 1993
Describes a field study in which the researcher developed a feminist materialist alternative to the subject object dualism in ethnography; critiques the discourse of naturalistic ethnography and presents various political and ethical implications for forms of feminist and critical theory and praxis. (GLR)
Descriptors: Ethnography, Feminism, Field Studies, High School Students
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Thompson, Audrey – Educational Theory, 1997
Discusses the arguments for the refeminization of education in relation to the social problems they address. Reclaiming education for feminization challenges existing approaches to curriculum and pedagogy. Though family values envisioned for caring schools emphasize children's needs, marginalized families may not recognize their own values in…
Descriptors: Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Females