Feminist Science Education / Edition 1

Feminist Science Education / Edition 1

by Angela Barton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807762938

ISBN-13: 9780807762936

Pub. Date: 03/27/1998

Publisher: Teachers College Press

This volume presents a case for liberatory science education from a feminist perspective. Based on a two-year teacher-research study, Feminist Science Education questions and challenges how power and knowledge relationships position teachers, students, and science with and against one another in the classroom. Using stories about life in and out of the classroom, this…  See more details below

Overview

This volume presents a case for liberatory science education from a feminist perspective. Based on a two-year teacher-research study, Feminist Science Education questions and challenges how power and knowledge relationships position teachers, students, and science with and against one another in the classroom. Using stories about life in and out of the classroom, this book describes the impact that exploring this situated nature of science and teaching has for transforming science education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807762936
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
03/27/1998
Series:
Athene Women's Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Feminist Liberatory Science Education?1
2Positionality and the Politics of Feminist Teacher Research20
3Positioning Science Through Oral Histories37
4Learning About Ourselves Inside of Science, Outside of Science58
5Centering Lived Experience75
6Revisioning Science Through Lived Experience90
7Repositioning the Discourses: Framing a Science for All117
Notes141
References143
Index151
About the Author156

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