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
* 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.