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Fisanick, Christina – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2007
The images of fat professors encountered in popular culture are few in number and negative in depiction. In this article, the author discusses on how will the professorial body affect the way in which students perceive the professor's teaching abilities. The author concludes that bias against fat professors, professors of color, and other…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Obesity, Body Weight, Negative Attitudes
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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
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Lee, Janet – Feminist Teacher, 1991
Uses the television program "Roseanne" as a teaching aid to analyze societal institutions and their effects on everyday life experiences. Examines attitudes and opinions of 31 White midwestern college students, ages 18 to late 50s, regarding the program. Shows students feel the series critiques patriarchy and affirms women's lives. (NL)
Descriptors: College Students, Comedy, Critical Theory, Cultural Awareness
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