Twenty-First-Century Feminist Classrooms: Pedagogies of by Susan Sanchez-Casal, Amie A. MacDonald

By Susan Sanchez-Casal, Amie A. MacDonald

This anti-racist feminist anthology brings jointly various and difficult theoretical views at the reviews of radical educators who paintings to redefine pedagogies for speaking the claims of either rebel disciplines--Women's stories, African-American reports, Latino reports, Ethnic reports, Queer idea, etc.--and radicalized models of conventional components of study--History, Sociology, international Languages, Literature, Philosophy. The authors’ analyses of the place and the way feminist lecturers stand within the fray of conflictive lecture room dynamics and institutional politics make them define new inquiries into feminist pedagogy highlighted by means of an excessive specialize in id, event, and distinction. In doing so, Twenty-First Century Feminist study rooms opens an area for engaged feminist self-criticism that seeks to reinvigorate pedagogical practices grounded in multicultural feminist identities.

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Given my gender, my biraciality, my heterosexuality, my working-class background, my institutional status as an untenured faculty member, my occupational status as a teacher of Spanish, from where did I speak? , power broker in the institutional hierarchy, male, white, and so on), I also engage my own multiple positions. ”9 Such a strategy allows for resistance against the simple reduction of multiple social, political, occupational, and psychological locations to a single category of identity because it rejects the implicit terms of the relational contract, which require me to see the administrator as equally one-dimensional: in this case, as a fellow family member.

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