Imagining Teachers: Rethinking Gender Dynamics in Teacher Education (Critical Perspectives Series: A Book Series Dedicated to Paulo Freire)
By: Nelly P. Stromquist (author), Gustavo E. Fischman (author)Hardback
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This book calls for a different understanding of the professional preparation of pre-service teachers, critically reflecting on issues of caring and gender, and challenging the dominance of 'words only' educational research methodologies. Using conceptual tools from visual anthropology, cultural studies, feminism and critical pedagogy, Fischman focuses on the educational dilemmas that students and professors in teacher education programs face within institutions that reinforce, rather than challenge, oppressive class, racial, ethnic, and gender dynamics.
Gustavo E. Fischman is assistant professor in the College of Education at Arizona State University.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Gender, Identity, and Power: Who Cares? Chapter 4 Methods, Images, and Metaphors Chapter 5 A Brief History of Elementary Teacher Education in Argentina: Institutions and Social Representations Chapter 6 Teacher Tango: Caring, Suffering, and Smiling Chapter 7 Imagining Teacher Education Chapter 8 Bibliography
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