The Politics of Gender and Education by Suki Ali, Shereen Benjamin, Melanie L. Mauthner

By Suki Ali, Shereen Benjamin, Melanie L. Mauthner

What are the politics of gender inside schooling? How are the problems of gender being explored in varied academic settings? Does gender nonetheless subject in schooling? This publication attracts jointly the paintings from a global array of authors operating on the innovative of gender learn in schooling. From coverage concerns affecting unmarried moms to the co-optation of 'Southern studying' into Northern contexts, this assortment presents a compelling argument for renewed engagement with gender concerns at either macro and micro political degrees in the complete variety of academic contexts--from basic to better schooling.

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Not just get a job, but be able to afford to have a job, because by the time . . you’ve paid your child care, travel costs . . it’s just not worth it, you’re better off with benefit. (interview, Erika Watson, FCF) The benefits system, then, exacerbates the already tenuous position of women and their dependency on men or the state. The state, then, is gender-blind, if not discriminatory. In contrast, ODEC texts reveal an understanding of the state that is oppressive. For example, black children in Oxford are systematically discriminated against in the education system (interview, Alison Norris, ODEC).

1998). Disrupted Selves: Resistance and Identity Work in the Managerial Arena. Gender and Education, Vol. 10, No. 2, 199–215. 2 Turning it Around: Debating Approaches to Gender and North–South Learning Helen Poulsen Introduction: The (re-) emergence of North–South learning This chapter is concerned with the gender implications of the emergence of ‘North–South learning’ as a new trend in international development theory and practice. North–South learning is understood as the focus on ‘finding solutions for Northern poverty in the experience of the South’ (Sweetman, 1997, p.

And Beck-Gersheim, E. (1996). The Normal Chaos of Love. Cambridge: Polity Press. Blackmore, C. (1999). Troubling Women: Feminism, Leadership and Educational Change. Buckingham: Open University Press. Bloch, M. N. (1999). S. and International Trends. Presented at The Child and the State: Restructuring the Governing Discourses of the Child, Family, and Education. Conference held at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Blunkett, D. (1999). Foreword to Excellence and Standards in Education (White Paper).

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