Answering Back: Girls, Boys and Feminism in Schools

Answering Back: Girls, Boys and Feminism in Schools

by Jill Blackmore, Jane Kenway, Leonie Rennie, Sue Willis
     
 

Answering Back exposes the volatility of gender reform in many different schools and classrooms. It tells stories in close up and from below, allowing everyone to talk: anxious boys, naughty girls, cantankerous teachers, pontificating principals and feisty feminists.

This book challenges many sacred ideas about gender reform in schools and will

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Overview

Answering Back exposes the volatility of gender reform in many different schools and classrooms. It tells stories in close up and from below, allowing everyone to talk: anxious boys, naughty girls, cantankerous teachers, pontificating principals and feisty feminists.

This book challenges many sacred ideas about gender reform in schools and will surprise and unsettle teachers and researchers. It draws on a deep knowledge of gender issues in schools and of feminist theories, policies and practices. It is compelling and provocative reading at the leading edge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415181907
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/23/1998
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
1290L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
1That mysterious gap 'between hope and happening'1
2Success32
3Knowledge64
4Power96
5Emotion130
6Responsibility164
Conclusion199
Notes211
References214
Index221

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