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Intersectional Pedagogy

Creative Education Practices for Gender and Peace Work, 1st Edition

By Gal Harmat

Routledge

112 pages

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Intersectional Pedagogy: Creative Education Practices for Gender and Peace Work teaches educators to use innovative learning methods to encourage students to rethink culture, gender, race, sexual orientation and social class.  with a deep awareness of accessible language as a means of communication across disagreements.

With a focus on emancipatory critical pedagogy, as well as tools to promote sustainable peace and human rights advocacy, the book's main objective is to examine and present methods that can help students address rapidly changing social situations. Recent developments under discussion include the #MeToo and #WhyIDidntReport campaigns to counter sexual violence, campaigns to support refugees and migrants and other human rights issues. The book examines how theory can be translated into practice and how various dilemmas pertaining to young people navigating a changing world can be successfully addressed in the classroom.

This book is an ideal reading for researchers and post-graduate students in education. It is written for practitioners in peace education and for those within traditional and alternative academia who wish to promote intersectional awareness in their teaching.

Table of Contents

Chapter One

Introductions: Critical Pedagogy and the Intersectional Complexities of Names

Naming the Background

Naming the Conflict

Gendered Names

Names and Migration

Conclusions

References

Chapter Two

Practical Gender in Critical Pedagogy: Analyzing Everyday Objects

Gender in the Fields of Academia, Development, and Peace Work

Gender Analysis Based on the Relevance of Everyday Objects

Handling Resistance with Feminist Critical Pedagogy Practices

Femininities and Masculinities

Power Relations, Objectification, and Reclaiming

Relationships, Love, and Sisterhood

Sexuality and Rape Culture

Conclusions

References

Chapter Three

Practical Critical Pedagogy: Developing Educational Materials for Children with Students on Human Rights- and Gender

The Course Program

The Participants

The Dilemma of Language: Not All Languages are Equal

Negotiating Language Issues of Free Speech

Conclusion

References

Chapter Four

Creating Images: Discovering Hidden Gender Stereotypes about the Self and the Other

Gender-based Stereotypes

The Mechanism of Stereotyping

The Method

Introduction to the Original Research

National Identity Stereotypes override Gender Stereotypes

Discussion of Results

Self-Stereotyping

Analyses of Stereotypes raised in an innovative, creative mediation process

Follow-up Research on Gender Stereotypes

Conclusions

References

Index

About the Author

Gal Harmat is an educator, innovation adviser and researcher in gender, emancipatory and peace education and peace work.She was the 2018 Georg Arhold Visiting Research Professor at the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig, Germany.

About the Series

Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General