The Gender Question In Education: Theory, Pedagogy, And Politics, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Gender Question In Education

Theory, Pedagogy, And Politics, 1st Edition

By Ann Diller, Barbara Houston, Kathryn Pauly Morgan, Maryann Ayim


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In this innovative book, four prominent philosophers of education introduce readers to the central debates about the role of gender in educational practice, policymaking, and theory. More a record of a continuing conversation than a statement of a fixed point of view, The Gender Question in Education enables students and practicing teachers to thin

Table of Contents

* Introduction Ann Diller. Theory * A Conceptual Analysis of Sexism and Sexist Education Maryann Ayim and Barbara Houston. * Genderized Education: Tradition Reconsidered M. Ayim. * Freeing the Children: The Abolition of Gender Kathryn Pauly Morgan. * Gender Freedom and the Subleties of Sexist Education B. Houston. * The Androgenous Classroom: Liberation or Tyranny? K. P. Morgan. * Theorizing Gender: How Much of It Do We Need? B. Houston. Pedagogy * The Ethics of Care and Education: A New Paradigm, Its Critics, and Its Educational Significance A. Diller. * Describing the Emperors New Clothes: Three Myths of Educational (In-)Equity K. P. Morgan. * The Perils and Paradoxes of the Bearded Mothers K. P. Morgan. * Is Rapprochement Possible Between Educational Criticism and Nurturance? A. Diller. * Role Models: Help or Hindrance in the Pursuit of Autonomy? B. Houston. Politics * An Ethics of Care Takes on Pluralism A. Diller. * The Moral Politics of Sex Education K. P. Morgan. * Womens Physical Education: A Gender-Sensitive Perspective A. Diller and B. Houston. * Political Correctness: The Debate Continues M. Ayim.

About the Authors

Ann Diller is professor of education at the University of New Hampshire. Barbara Houston is professor of education at the University of New Hampshire. Kathryn Pauly Morgan is professor of philosophy, women's studies, and bioethics at the University of Toronto. Maryann Ayim is professor of education at the University of Western Ontario.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies