The Gender Question In Education / Edition 1

The Gender Question In Education / Edition 1

by Ann Diller, Barbara Houston, Kathryn Pauly Morgan, Maryann Ayim
     
 


Four leading philosophers of education offer a sophisticated but accessible introduction to the central debates about the role of gender in educational practice, policymaking, and theory.See more details below

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Four leading philosophers of education offer a sophisticated but accessible introduction to the central debates about the role of gender in educational practice, policymaking, and theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813325637
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
0.61(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1A Conceptual Analysis of Sexism and Sexist Education9
2Genderized Education: Tradition Reconsidered32
3Freeing the Children: The Abolition of Gender41
4Gender Freedom and the Subtleties of Sexist Education50
5The Androgynous Classroom: Liberation or Tyranny?64
6Theorizing Gender: How Much of It Do We Need?75
7The Ethics of Care and Education: A New Paradigm, Its Critics, and Its Educational Significance89
8Describing the Emperor's New Clothes: Three Myths of Educational (In-)Equity105
9The Perils and Paradoxes of the Bearded Mothers124
10Is Rapprochement Possible Between Educational Criticism and Nurturance?135
11Role Models: Help or Hindrance in the Pursuit of Autonomy?144
12An Ethics of Care Takes On Pluralism161
13The Moral Politics of Sex Education170
14Women's Physical Education: A Gender-Sensitive Perspective179
15Political Correctness: The Debate Continues199
References215
About the Book and Authors239
Index241

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