1st Edition

Dismantling Educational Sexism through Teacher Education
Engaging Preservice Teachers in an Anti-Sexism Curriculum

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ISBN 9780367751166
September 30, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
200 Pages 16 B/W Illustrations

USD $160.00

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Book Description

This book details the development and impacts of anti-sexist professional development (PD) workshops for preservice teachers.

Designed to help teacher candidates recognize gendered approaches and reconsider their role as anti-sexist educators, Dismantling Educational Sexism through Teacher Education explores how workshops can respond directly to issues of misrepresentation, androcentric pedagogies, sexual harassment, and intersectionality as manifest in US schooling. By documenting participants’ learning, the text offers valuable insight into how teacher candidates view their role in tackling sexism and illustrates how an anti-sexist curriculum can positively impact on educators’ discourses, beliefs, and teaching practices.

This volume will be a valuable resource for researchers and scholars involved in teacher education and issues of gender equity more broadly, as well as teacher educators seeking a theoretical framework for anti-sexist trainings.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Conceptualizing the Study 1. Introduction to Educational Sexism 2. Researching with Preservice Teachers: Purpose, Significance, and Theoretical Underpinnings 3. Researching with Preservice Teachers: Methodology and Method Part 2: Making Sense of the Study: Findings, Experiences, and Learning 4. What Beliefs Do Preservice Teachers Have about Themselves as Anti-Sexist Educators? 5. The Effects of Participating in Anti-Sexism Workshops 6. Reflections and Openings Appendix: The Anti-Sexism Curriculum

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Kimberly J. Pfeifer is an independent scholar. She completed her PhD at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.