Feminisms and Pedagogies of Everyday Life

Feminisms and Pedagogies of Everyday Life

by Carmen Luke (Editor)

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Overview

Investigates the invisible and/or taken-for-granted places where lessons on gender and identity are translated to girls and women.

This volume brings together leading feminist scholars in philosophy, cultural and literary studies, communications, social psychology, sociology, education, and politics. Included are essays by Sandra Lee Bartky, Susan Bordo, Rey Chow, Zillah Eisenstein, Susan Willis, Anne Woollett and Ann Phoenix. Chapters include analyses of media and popular cultural representations of women's and girls' bodies and desires; constructs of gender and cultural identity in contemporary legal texts and the discourse of testimony; popular cultural constructs of gendered and racialized parenthood, childhood, and motherhood; academic discourse on and mothers' accounts of mothering; pedagogies of care and relationality in women's friendships; the privatization of public space and corporatization of children's play; and cultural and gender identity politics around knowledge relations in the university classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791429662
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 07/03/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Carmen Luke is Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Queensland in Australia. She is the author of Pedagogy, Printing, and Protestantism: The Discourse on Childhood, also published by SUNY Press; and Constructing the Child Viewer: The Discourse on TV and Children, 1950-1980; TV and Your Child; and co-editor of Feminisms and Critical Pedagogy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction
Carmen Luke

PART I: Learning Identities and Differences

1. Learning Identities and Differences
Patricia Dudgeon, Darlene Oxenham, and Glenis Grogan

2. Women and Friendships: Pedagogies of Care and Relationality
Elisabeth Porter

3. Motherhood as Pedagogy: Developmental Psychology and the Accounts of Mothers of Young Children
Anne Woollett and Ann Phoenix

4. Learning to Be a Man: Dilemmas and Contradictions of Masculine Experience
David Morgan

PART II: Popular Culture as Public Pedagogy

5. Hunger as Ideology
Susan Bordo

6. "Girls' Mags" and the Pedagogical Formation of the Girl
Kerry Carrington and Anna Bennett

7. Childhood and Parenting in Children's Popular Culture and Childcare Magazines
Carmen Luke

8. Play for Profit
Susan Willis

9. Women in the Holocene: Ethnicity, Fantasy, and the Film The Joy Luck Club
Rey Chow

PART III: Pedagogies of Academic and Legal Discourse

10. The Pedagogy of Shame
Sandra Lee Bartky

11. Reconsidering the Notions of Voice and Experience in Critical Pedagogy
Anneliese Kramer-Dahl

12. Legal Pedagogy as Authorized Silence(s)
Zillah Eisenstein

13. Everyday Life in the Academy: Postmodernist Feminisms, Generic Seductions, Rewriting and Being Heard
Terry Threadgold

Contributors

Index

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