Women and Education in Aotearoa


Collection of essays on the contemporary educational experience of girls and women

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Collection of essays on the contemporary educational experience of girls and women

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781869401788
  • Publisher: Auckland University Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/1997
  • Pages: 249
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

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1 Gender Equity and School Charters: Theoretical and Political Questions for the 1990s 1
2 Writing Feminist Educational Research: Am 'I' in the Text? 18
3 Maori Women: Discourses, Projects and Mana Wahine 33
4 Becoming an Academic: Contradictions and Dilemmas of a Maori Feminist 52
5 Women in Technical Education: An Historical Account 68
6 Learning Through Play: Women, Progressivism and Early Childhood Education, 1920s-1950s 83
7 Are Girls Smarter than Boys? 102
8 Girls and Mathematics: The Early Primary Years 122
9 'John says a few words, Margaret listens': 'Sharing-Time' in the Primary School Classroom? 135
10 Girls Taking Positions of Authority at Primary School 149
11 Being Staunch: Boys Hassling Girls 169
12 'Leading from Behind': Women in Educational Administration 181
13 Towards a Gender-Inclusive School Curriculum: Changing Educational Practice 197
Notes 221
Notes on Contributors 247
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