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Guillard, Julianne – Gender and Education, 2016
As they say in social media, feminism is "trending"; feminist conversations, grassroots movements, and activism mark a fourth wave of feminist practice and theory defined by digital spaces. This article considers the effectiveness of using social media as both a course assignment and as a conduit for civic engagement. I analyse survey…
Descriptors: Feminism, Activism, Social Media, Mass Media Use
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Anantharam, Anita – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2017
The idea of self-sufficiency resonates with feminist activists because the political thrust of the various movements for women's rights--beginning with Mary Wollstonecraft's plea for women's access to education in her famous "Vindication"--hinged on finding sustainable solutions to the stranglehold that social, political, and economic…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Food, Literature, Feminism
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Baker, Ashley A.; Ryalls, Rmily – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
Recent research on teaching focuses on integrating technology into the classroom (Chick and Hassel 197; Eisen 350; Eudey 233; Richards 6-7; Sargent and Corse 242; Schweitzer 188). In particular, instructors have developed online class spaces using social networking sites (e.g., blogs, YouTube, Twitter). Online spaces not only challenge the notion…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Electronic Publishing, Critical Thinking
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Firth, Rhiannon; Robinson, Andrew – Gender and Education, 2016
This paper looks back on the methodology and experience of feminist consciousness-raising (CR) in the 1970s, in relation to the current re-emergence of feminism. It constructs an argument that a new wave of CR is desirable so as to construct new forms of feminist pedagogy and activism. The paper will argue that contemporary feminism in the UK and…
Descriptors: Feminism, Consciousness Raising, Epistemology, Neoliberalism
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Morondo Taramundi, Dolores – Gender and Education, 2016
The aim of this article is to pose some questions concerning "kairos" and feminist activism. In recent years state feminism in Spain has been presented as a "success story" of legislative victories and policy programmes regarding women' equality and equal opportunities. Only two years ago, feminist movements in Spain showed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Feminism, Activism
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Kakli, Zenub – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2011
In recent years, much research has documented the benefits of parent involvement and offered strategies on how educators can encourage parents' trade; participation in their children's education. While the literature has brought much needed attention to school-family relationships, little is known about parents who are activists for educational…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Parent Participation, Mothers
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Jenkins, Toby S. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2016
Through the article, I share the theoretical foundations, structure, knowledge acquisition, and outcomes of a cultural leadership course. The process for course development integrates several theories and research methods into practice: L. Dee Fink's Taxonomy of Significant Learning, Feminist Theory, Critical Race Theory, and…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Theories, Feminism, Critical Theory
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Scraton, Sheila – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
This article explores how our understandings of gender and Physical Education (PE) have developed since the publication of "Shaping Up to Womanhood" in 1992. I reflect back on my research which, using qualitative methodology and a socialist feminist lens, explored dominant gender relations in the teaching of girls' PE in English…
Descriptors: Feminism, Gender Differences, Females, Physical Education
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Kark, Ronit; Preser, Ruth; Zion-Waldoks, Tanya – Journal of Management Education, 2016
Transformational learning is a process resulting in deep and significant change in habitual patterns of identity, thought, emotion, and action, enabling new approaches to role enactment. This article explores how moving from a framework of dilemmas, which require solutions and one-sided choices, to a framework of paradoxes that embraces tensions…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Feminism, Educational Practices, Females
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Crawford, Charmaine; Jackson-Best, Fatimah – Gender and Education, 2017
This paper examines the utility of a feminist pedagogical framework in establishing and organising the Caribbean Institute in Gender and Development (CIGAD), which is a biennial intensive gender and development training programme that has taken place in Barbados since 1993. To highlight the major impact that CIGAD has had in educating and…
Descriptors: Feminism, Social Change, Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research
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Nickoson, Lee; Blair, Kristine – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
The basis for this special issue of "Feminist Teacher" arises from a white paper ["Women's Studies as Civic Engagement: Research and Recommendations" (Orr)] presented at the 2011 National Women's Studies Association, which provides strategies feminists can adopt to continue the mission to foster social change in the community…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Feminism, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Hansen, Marie – Gender and Education, 2016
Despite the fact that feminism has recognised psychoanalysis to be a theory with direct application to the understanding of sexism for over 50 years, the application of psychoanalytic thinking to feminist activism has yet to be significantly realised. Using the work of Julia Kristeva, sexism is described as a symptom of an intolerable situation…
Descriptors: Feminism, Psychiatry, Social Change, Activism
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Atkinson, Becky – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2013
Contemporary pragmatist and feminist scholars have proposed the possibilities for "changing the theoretical analyses and concrete practices" of both feminism and classical American pragmatism offered by its recuperation through feminism. Particularly, scholarship on Jane Addams has reached back to retrieve her activism, ethics, and…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Feminism, Females, United States History
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Kelly, Lauren Leigh – Learning, Media and Technology, 2018
Drawing from Black, feminist epistemologies as well as theories of critical consciousness, and adolescent digital literacies, this paper analyzes the narratives of 7 Black, female high school students who experience oppressive practices, including racial microaggressions, silencing, harsh discipline, and marginalization within a predominately…
Descriptors: Females, African American Students, Personal Narratives, Adolescents
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Fuller, Laurie; Russo, Ann – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2018
As antiviolence activists and university professors teaching and learning about violence prevention and feminist movements, authors Laurie Fuller and Ann Russo write that they are inspired by the collaborative visioning of Critical Resistance and Incite! Women of Color Against Violence with regard to ending violence without reproducing it. Fuller…
Descriptors: Feminism, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods, Activism
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