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Hogan, Vivienne – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
This article investigates how feminist pedagogy and poststructuralist theory can inform both teacher and student in the teaching and learning of gender in relation to teacher education. With reference to the author's own experience of teaching student teachers in early childhood education the article attempts to unravel the complex interface…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Feminism, Student Teachers
Valenziano, Laura – Online Submission, 2008
The issues of equity and access are becoming increasingly important as the workforce becomes diversified. As the number of minority groups in the ranks of organizations grows, there is a need to examine the issues related to equity and access from a perspective that strives for equality, e.g. feminist theory. This paper examines feminism's…
Descriptors: Feminism, Labor Force Development, Human Resources, Minority Groups
King, James R. – 1990
A broad base for understanding what critical literacy is can be created by understanding three views of critical theory: critical social theory, feminist theory, and child advocacy. When each is brought to bear on the schooling rituals associated with literacy instruction, interesting commonalities among the three views emerge. Critical approaches…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Critical Theory, Elementary Secondary Education, Feminism
Savage, Meabh – National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NJ1), 2009
This research identifies effective, inclusive approaches to teaching and learning. Specifically, I identify spaces in discourse on teaching and learning where resistances to oppressive power relations can emerge, by identifying how power operates within the classroom at a relational level within different discourses. This involves examining my own…
Descriptors: Females, Theory Practice Relationship, Teaching Methods, Feminism
Du Bois, Barbara – 1979
Feminist social science and scholarship must create theory grounded in the actual experience and language of women. Throughout the history of social science, conceptions and theories of female sexuality, psychology, and social roles have derived from men's beliefs about women. The history of social science theory on women proves that science and…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Females, Feminism, Males
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Banks, Martha E. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2010
This article is an application of the "Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Girls and Women" to psychological issues faced by Women with Disabilities. It includes culture-specific issues faced by Women with Disabilities, the multiple roles of Women with Disabilities, the importance of informal support systems, and the intersection between…
Descriptors: Feminism, Psychology, Females, Disabilities
Lott, Bernice – 1983
Although many colleges offer programs in women's studies, research on the psychology of women has very low visibility in professional journals. Feminist research can enrich the discipline of social and personality psychology through its unique orientation and methodology. Gender must be viewed as both a characteristic of participants in a…
Descriptors: Behavior, Females, Feminism, Opinion Papers
Safarik, Lynn – 2000
This study of academic feminism uses cultural and critical theory, feminist poststructuralism, and oral history to examine the transformative role of feminist scholarship in higher education. Nine feminist scholars were selected as participants using four sampling criteria: primary discipline (predominatly from the humanities and social sciences);…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Discourse Analysis, Females, Feminism
Whipple, Vicky – 2000
This paper describes a qualitative study involving in-depth interviews with women who identify themselves as feminist family therapists. It includes a summary of the themes identified in these three questions: How did you become a feminist family therapist? How do you DO feminist family therapy? What does it mean to be a feminist family therapist?…
Descriptors: Counselor Client Relationship, Family Counseling, Females, Feminism
Puigvert, Lidia; Darder, Antonia; Merrill, Barbara; de los Reyes, Eileen; Stromquist, Nelly – 2002
A recent international symposium on radicalizing feminism explored ways of developing a dialogic feminism that emphasizes working in different settings under the common goal of including women who have been invisible in the dominant feminist literature by furthering theories and practices based on the principles of dialogic feminism. The seminar…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Change Strategies, Citizenship Education, Conferences
Melenyzer, Beverly J. – 1991
This paper reviews the dominant theoretical framework espoused by feminist writers in order to gain a deeper understanding of the distinction between feminist groups on the question of empowerment within the higher education establishment. Feminists are described as falling into three groups--liberal feminists, radical feminists and social…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Feminism, Higher Education, Instruction
Norsworthy, Kathryn L. – 2002
An analysis of structural and institutional violence against women in three cultures in Southeast Asia, Thailand, Cambodia, and among refugees of Burma, was generated by groups of women and men from these countries. Group members also discussed strategies for transforming systems supporting gender-based violence into structures of peace and…
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
Stromquist, Nelly P. – 1988
A comparison of mainstream and feminist theories to explain women's attainment of education in developed and emerging countries as it relates to individual achievement and life chances is presented. The questions of access to schooling and the years of education attained have become two critical indicators of women's progress. Mainstream theories…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Developing Nations, Educational Attainment, Educational Benefits
Kaufmann, Jodi – 2001
Oppositional feminist ethnography does have something to offer those in adult education. Because adult educators adhere to a mission of social justice, concern over issues of power, knowledge construction, positionality, identity, and voice have become more prevalent. Although discourses dealing with equity are increasing, those in the field still…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Consciousness Raising, Discourse Analysis, Empowerment
Smith, Joan – 1984
World systems theory and feminist scholarship each have a great deal to offer the other, but the connections between the two have not often been recognized. The potential contributions from world systems theory include: (1) its understanding of history, (2) its understanding of what that history comprises, and (3) how it employs Marxist historical…
Descriptors: Feminism, Global Approach, History, Marxism
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