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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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Acuff, Joni Boyd – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2018
Minority discourses rarely inhabit the intellectual space of dominant theory (masculinist, Eurocentric, White, heteropatriarchical, able-ist, bourgeois); thus, Black women's ability to be regarded as significant contributors to knowledge creation is negatively impacted. Art education is implicated in such oppression, as seen in the…
Descriptors: Art Education, African Americans, Females, Feminism
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Ross-Sheriff, Fariyal; Berry Edwards, Janice; Orme, Julie – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2017
This article explores the distinctive mentoring experiences of social work doctoral students at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). With a philosophical emphasis on social justice, self-determination, racial identity and pride, and social integration, social work faculty at HBCUs mentor African American and other students in PhD…
Descriptors: Mentors, Social Work, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
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Nourie, Amy E.; Harris, Victor W. – World Journal of Education, 2018
LGBTQ children are overrepresented in the foster care system in the United States. These children are also at higher risk for homelessness and suicide. While there are some legal protections for this population, more research and advocacy are needed to help these young people thrive despite their situations. An intersectional feminist perspective…
Descriptors: Feminism, Homosexuality, Youth, Children
Olsen, Katie Rose – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore how one woman negotiated an educational and professional path that led to leadership within the advertising industry's creative departments, where most of the leadership positions are held by men. This qualitative study was conducted using purposeful sampling, as the single participant represented a truly…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Gender Differences, Advertising, Creativity
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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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Ball, Laura C.; Bazar, Jennifer L.; MacKay, Jenna; Rodkey, Elissa N.; Rutherford, Alexandra; Young, Jacy L. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2013
In this teaching brief, the authors state that during the course of their regular studies, psychology students typically do not learn about the historical, political, and cultural contexts that deeply affect, and at times make possible, certain lines of scientific inquiry and even whole fields of study. To help students appreciate that psychology…
Descriptors: Psychology, Feminism, Documentaries, History
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Glass, Ronald David; Morton, Jennifer M.; King, Joyce E.; Krueger-Henney, Patricia; Moses, Michele S.; Sabati, Sheeva; Richardson, Troy – Urban Education, 2018
This multivocal essay engages complex ethical issues raised in collaborative community-based research (CCBR). It critiques the fraught history and limiting conditions of current ethics codes and review processes, and engages persistent troubling questions about the ethicality of research practices and universities themselves. It cautions against…
Descriptors: Ethics, Social Science Research, Trauma, History
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Menchaca, Velma D.; Mills, Shirley J.; Leo, Filomena – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2016
This qualitative research examined the journey of renowned female leadership in higher education. Two top level Latina administrators of universities were interviewed extensively to discover their journey to leadership. The theoretical framework used was Latina critical race theory, feminist theory, and counter-storytelling. Themes that surfaced…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Women Administrators, Higher Education, Critical Theory
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Mercer-Mapstone, Lucy; Mercer, Gina – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Students as partners (SaP) has seen an increase in focus as an area of active student engagement in higher education. Many complexities and challenges have been shared in this evolving field regarding inclusivity and power. We discuss, in this dialogue, insights that can be uncovered by exploring SaP through a feminist lens--illuminating the fact…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Feminism, Power Structure, Inclusion
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Marshall, Catherine; Young, Michelle – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2013
Over the last decades, policy trends have differentially and negatively affected women educators, defied, denied or repressed feminist values and missed opportunities for using feminist insights to reframe policy issues. This article provides a critical feminist analysis of educational and social policies with negative implications for women in…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Policy Analysis
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Lloro-Bidart, Teresa – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2018
The "animal" or "more-than-human" turn in the humanities and social sciences has challenged nature/culture binaries in the fields of environmental education and early childhood studies, yet the field of educational studies has yet to confront its humanist roots. In this article, I sketch a nascent conceptual framework that…
Descriptors: Feminism, Education Courses, Education Majors, Ethnography
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Mendoza Aviña, Sylvia – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
In line with this special issue's examination of theories of teaching and learning that are neither determined by nor isolated from restrictive spaces of learning, this essay introduces a Chicana feminist "rasquache" pedagogy. A Chicana feminist "rasquache" pedagogy is rooted in the everyday experiences and material realities…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Experience, Social Experience, Hispanic American Students
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