Forever troubling: feminist theoretical work in education

Blackmore, Jill 2013, Forever troubling: feminist theoretical work in education, in Leaders in gender and education: intellectual self-portraits, Sense Publications, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, pp.15-31.

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Title Forever troubling: feminist theoretical work in education
Author(s) Blackmore, Jill
Title of book Leaders in gender and education: intellectual self-portraits
Editor(s) Weaver-Hightower, Marcus B.
Skelton, Christine
Publication date 2013
Series Leaders in educational studies; v. 4
Chapter number 2
Total chapters 17
Start page 15
End page 31
Total pages 17
Publisher Sense Publications
Place of Publication Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Keyword(s) feminism
leadership
Summary My life and intellectual history are closely connected to the late 20th Century rise of the second wave women’s, student and civil rights movements. These decades also witnessed the professionalization of women’s traditional fields of work— teaching and nursing—with their introduction into the academy. But as all feminists know, and my intellectual and personal history illustrates, there is no gradual progress towards the betterment of all or a fairer redistribution of power, and there is no safe discourse of equality. Any restructuring of the social relations of gender arising from local, national or global social, economic and political shifts often reasserts masculine privilege.
ISBN 9462093032
9789462093034
Language eng
Field of Research 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
130308 Gender, Sexuality and Education
Socio Economic Objective 930401 Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
HERDC collection year 2013
Copyright notice ©2013, Sense Publications
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30061592

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