Gendered Subjects (RLE Feminist Theory): The Dynamics of Feminist Teaching, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0203093992
  • ISBN-13: 9780203093993
  • DDC: 305.42
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 296 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The phrase 'feminist pedagogy' couples the contemporary and the traditional, joining current political movements with a concern for the transmission of knowledge more ancient than the Greek word for teaching. Now, two decades after the first Women's Studies courses appeared on campuses, their place in higher education happily needs little demonstration. Gendered Subjects combines a number of classic statements on feminist pedagogy from the 1970s with recent original essays making significant and original contributions to the field. As the new scholarship on women has changed the content and structure of knowledge in every field, so this collection aims to mirror this impact on feminist pedagogy, with articles ranging from broad theoretical perspectives on the realities of the classroom to international explorations on how race, gender and class, and political orientation inform feminist enquiry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Frameworks and Definitions.
2: The Politics of Nurturance.
3: Taking Women Students Seriously.
4: Classroom Pedagogy and the New Scholarship on Women.
5: Women's Studies: A Knowledge of One's Own.
6: The Educational Process of Women's Studies in Argentina: Reflections on Theory and Technique.
7: Transforming the Disciplines.
8: Feminist Pedagogy As a Subversive Activity.
9: Teaching Mediation: A Feminist Perspective on the Study of Law.
10: Staging the Feminist Classroom: A Theatrical Model.
11: Teacher As Other.
12: Pink Elephants: Confessions of a Black Feminist in an All-White Mostly Male English Department of a White University Somewhere in God's Country.
13: Is There Room for Me in the Closet? Or, My Life as the Only Lesbian Professor.
14: A Male Feminist in a Women's College Classroom.
15: Experience As Text.
16: Breaking Silences: Life in the Feminist Classroom.
17: Black-Eyed Blues Connections: Teaching Black Women.
18: Theory As Text.
19: Suspicious Pleasures: On Teaching Feminist Theory.
20: The Spectacle of Gender: Cinema and Psyche.
21: Mastery, Identity and the Politics of Work: A Feminist Teacher in the Graduate Classroom.
22: Authority and Affect.
23: Authority in the Feminist Classroom: A Contradiction in Terms?.
24: Anger and Authority in the Introductory Women's Studies Classroom.
25: Communication Across Differences.
26: How Racial Differences Helped Us Discover Our Common Ground.
27: Toward a Pedagogy of Everywoman's Studies.
28: Combating the Marginalization of Black Women in the Classroom.
29: Teaching the Feminist Minority.
30: Pedagogy of the Oppressors?.
Selected Bibliography.
Notes on Contributors.