ISBN-10:
0820470899
ISBN-13:
9780820470894
Pub. Date:
08/20/2004
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Whisper Writing: Teenage Girls Talk about Ableism and Sexism in School / Edition 1

Whisper Writing: Teenage Girls Talk about Ableism and Sexism in School / Edition 1

by Melissa M. Jones

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ISBN-13: 9780820470894
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 08/20/2004
Series: Adolescent Cultures, School, and Society Series , #36
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

About the Author

Melissa M. Jones, Assistant Professor of Education at Northern Kentucky University, received her PhD. in educational leadership at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. As a sibling of someone with a disability, and as a teacher, supervisor, and consultant in special education, Jones has had the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight from many people with disabilities. She is the author of Within Our Reach: Behavior Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Learners with Mental Retardation and Autism (1998).

Table of Contents

Contents: Welcome to Wonderland – Complexity in the «Air» – There's Substance in the «Air» –4: Two Sides of «Isis» – Fire and Isis – Silencing «Mandy» – Finding Mandy's Key – The Presentation Of «Self» – Powerful Influences: Societal Power Makes Its Mark – Organizational Power and a Curriculum of Control – Interpersonal Power and Social Hierarchies – Individual Power: Taking Back Control – Another Fantasy? Personal Empowerment and Power-To – Questions And Possibilities.

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