Troubling Education: ''Queer'' Activism and Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy / Edition 1

Troubling Education: ''Queer'' Activism and Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy / Edition 1

by Kevin Kumashiro
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415933129

ISBN-13: 9780415933124

Pub. Date: 06/21/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Few books have addressed research for teachers to turn to as a resource for classroom practice but here Kumashiro draws on interviews with gay activists as a starting point for discussion of models of reading and challenging oppression.

Overview

Few books have addressed research for teachers to turn to as a resource for classroom practice but here Kumashiro draws on interviews with gay activists as a starting point for discussion of models of reading and challenging oppression.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415933124
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/21/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Chapter 1: Introduction
Queer Desires in Education
Troubling Educational Research
Calling Activists
Feminist, Activist, and Collaborative Interviews
Re-Presenting the Stories
Vignette 1
Chapter 2: Toward a Theory of Anti-Oppressive Education
Education For the Other
Education About the Other
Educating that is Critical of Privileging and Othering
Education that Changes Students and Society
Looking to Activism
Vignette 2
Chapter 3: Reading and Re-readings of Identity, Culture, and Oppression
Reading My Experiences in Anti-Oppressive Ways
First Route: Re-reading Difference in Pab's Stories
Second: Re-reading Normalcy in Christopher's Stories
Third Route: Re-reading Intersections in Matthew's Stories
Fourth Route: Reading Beyond Beth's Stories
The Possibilities of Different Routes
Vignette 3
Chapter 4: Addressing Resistance through Queer Activism
First Route: Doing Homework when Re-reading Sue's Stories
Second Route: Inverting and Exceeding Binaries in Debbie's Stories
Third Route: Juxtaposing Matthew's Stories to Other Cultural Texts
Fourth Route: Reading Pab's Stories as Catalysts for Action and Change
Vignette 4
Chapter 5: Conclusions
Vignette 5
References
Index
About the Author

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