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Into the Melting Pot
Teaching Women's Studies into the New Millennium

ISBN 9781138325616
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
177 Pages

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Book Description

Frist published in 1997, this collection of essays provides a through discourse on teaching practices in modern day women’s studies. Exploring how women’s studies can further evolve to create a more sustainable pedagogy whilst dealing with the diversity of women’s experiences; such as class, ethnicity class and sexual orientation.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Fiona Montgomery, Christine Collette.  2. Women’s Experiences: Whose Knowledge, Is It? Beryl Madoc-Jones.  3. Changing Identities: Two Years on the Women’s Studies, Mairead Owen.  4. ‘The Gift of Intelligent Range’, Sue Graves.  5. What can Tutors and Students do to Promote Egalitarian Relationships in the Women’s Studies Classroom? Penny Welch.  6. Women’s Studies in Human Geography, David A.Hallsall.  7. Women’s Studies/Media Studies Changing Perspectives: A Case Study, Angela Thew , Carol Poole.  8.’ Exiting the Symbols’, A Discussion of the Role and Practice of Drama in the Teaching of Women’s Studies, Elizabeth Hare.  9. Reflections of Black Women Reflecting, Philomena Carlotta Hilaria Harrion.  10. Agenda for Women’s Studies in the Context of Cultural Diversity Issues, Sneh Shah.  11. Teaching Women’s Studies in Women’s Prisons, Shauna Morton.  12. Women’s Studies in Continuing Education: The Sussex Experience, Gerry Holloway.  13. Window on the Netherlands, Greet Goverde.  14. Globalising the ‘Gender Agenda’: A Critical View of Liberal Feminism in the Post-Beijing Order, Jenny Clegg.  15. Conclusion, Fiona Montgomery, Christine Collette.

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