Focusing on the schooling of diverse girls and women in the United States, this book highlights topics of gendered curricula, racialized experiences of standardized testing, and dominant cultural socialization. By weaving critical education theories with sociological analyses of race, class and gender, Moore provides historical and contemporary illustrations of "hostile hallways" for students and the devaluation of teaching as a profession. In suggesting feminist and anti-racist pedagogical models of empowerment, Schooling Girls, Queuing Women presents several potential solutions to the problem of classroom inequality for diverse women and girls.
Introduction 1 Accounts of Schooling and Queuing Girls and Women 2 Outcomes for Women Students: Queues, Capital, and Inequality 3 Priming the Sex/Gender Queue: Constructing Capital in Families and Schools 4 Hazards of Patriarchal Schooling 5 Heterosexism and Sexualities in Schools: Queering the Queue 6 Testing Whiteness: No (Girl) Child Left Behind? 7 Teaching As Devalued Women's Work 8 Promising Pedagogies: Feminist, Antiracist, and Liberatory Classroom Activism Bibliography Index About the Author