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Bondy, Jennifer M. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2016
This article explores adolescent Latinas' citizenship identities in school from a feminist transnational perspective. Data were drawn from qualitative research studies on Latina youths' educational experiences and from a qualitative project conducted by the author. Cultural citizenship theories were used to analyze the data. The analysis revealed…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Females, Self Concept, Qualitative Research
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Schmeichel, Mardi – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2015
Feminist practices can provide firm theoretical grounding for the kind of social studies that scholars promote, especially in relation to efforts to include women in the curriculum. However, in P-12 social studies education, neither women nor feminism receive much attention. The study described in this article was a discourse analysis of 16…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Social Studies, Sex Fairness
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Schmeichel, Mardi – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2011
The purpose of this article is to analyze the sparse presence of women in social studies education and to consider the possibility of a confluence of feminism and neoliberalism within the most widely distributed National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) publication, "Social Education." Using poststructural conceptions of discourse, the author…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Social Studies, Political Attitudes
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Mitchell, Katharyne; Elwood, Sarah – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2012
This study highlights the power of place, and reconceptualizes geography education as integral to the larger project of teaching for democratic citizenship. Using an interactive web platform, the researchers asked 29 seventh grade girls to research and map significant cultural and historical places associated with an ethnic group, or women, in the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Action Research, Resource Allocation, Teaching Methods
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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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Stone, Lynda – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1996
Advocates a broader conceptualization of citizenship, relying less on Cartesian and Aristotelian precepts, and incorporating postmodern feminist political theory. Identifies three theoretical phases leading to this conceptualization: past for the present, difference out of sameness, and rationality to subjectiveness. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
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den Heyer, Kent – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2003
This article reports on a review of research into students' reasoning about social change and causes they attribute to selected historical events. In this review, I distinguish studies into social change and causality as two methodological approaches to historical understanding before relating findings into the ways that students reason about…
Descriptors: Historical Interpretation, Social Life, Citizenship, Citizenship Education