Troubling Education:

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

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

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.

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ISBN-13: 9780415933117
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/01/2002
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

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
About the Author

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