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.
|Publisher:||State University of New York Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(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.