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Feminist Pedagogy: Looking Back to Move Forward

reviewed by Clare Walsh - September 28, 2009

coverTitle: Feminist Pedagogy: Looking Back to Move Forward
Author(s): Robbin D. Crabtree, David Alan Sapp, and Adela C. Licona (eds.)
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore
ISBN: 0801892767, Pages: 280, Year: 2009
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Feminist pedagogy is a philosophy of teaching with a concern that looks to create a democratic, student-centered learning environment. Students in a feminist classroom are encouraged to find their own voice and be active participants in their own learning as they confront systems of power and inequality. Instructors in a feminist classroom are called to think not only about what is taught but how it is taught. Unfortunately, many teachers, including those who call themselves feminist or who teach women’s/gender studies, find implementing the techniques of feminist pedagogy too challenging and formidable. Robin Crabtree, David Sapp, and Adela Licona provide a practical guide to remedy this situation.   Feminist Pedagogy: Looking Back to Move Forward is a National Women’s Studies Association Journal Reader that brings together articles published in NWSA Journal (NWSAJ) from its inception in 1989 through 2002. It is fitting that the editors selected the NWSA Journal as the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: September 28, 2009
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15777, Date Accessed: 9/19/2020 3:34:09 AM

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  • Clare Walsh
    University of Florida
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    CLARE WALSH is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida. Her research interests include gender, sexuality, identity, and family. She has coauthored a paper featuring a class exercise making women the subject of the abortion debate. Her current work investigates the intersection of non-heterosexuality and family construction.
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