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Feminist Utopianism & Education

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Published by Sense Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of education,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Education / Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12852636M
    ISBN 109087900570
    ISBN 109789087900571
    OCLC/WorldCa190795221


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Feminist Utopianism & Education by C Forde Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book draws from the debates about gender in the visions of alternative sociopolitical orders found in feminist utopian thinking to explore the issue of gender and education. This book will be of special relevance to those interested in feminism, Author: Christine Forde.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Cover --Table of Contents --Preface --Chapter 1: Feminist Utopian Thinking and the 'Good Society' --Chapter 2: Feminism and Utopianism --Chapter 3: Early feminist Utopian Visions --Chapter 4: Ideologies of Gender --Chapter 5: Consciousness Raising:.

A new and challenging entry into the debates between feminism and postmodernism, Contemporary Feminist Utopianism challenges some basic preconceptions about the role of political theory today. Sargisson explores current debates within utopian studies, feminist theory and poststructuralist deconstruction.

Utopian thinking is offered as a route out of the dilemma of contemporary feminism. If you want to get real old school with your feminist utopias, pick up The Book of the City of Ladies from the year Obviously, this book is a product of its time, but Christine de Pizan does Author: Charlotte Ahlin.

13 Contemporary Novels All Feminists Should Read. Contemporary Feminism, Feminist Utopianism and Transformation Contemporary feminist utopian thought has challenged, transformed, and expanded the scope of conventional utopianism. Feminist utopias transgress conventional utopian perspectives of homogeneous, uniform, closed, and stable political and social perfection, instead proposing.

Feminists have joined in celebrating and critiquing utopianism. On the one hand they have profited from the socio-political changes that visions of better societies have impelled; on the other, they have called into question utopias that depict static perfection - societies so ideal that they have nowhere to go, rely on rigid hierarchies and use coercion to maintain their perfect order.

Don't let the word "feminist" deter you—these books are required reading for anybody who believes in equality, freedom, and women's rights. Here, we rounded up the best feminist books. HALPIN, D.

() ‘Utopian realism and a new politics of education: developing a critical theory without guarantees’, Journal of Education Policy, 14, 4, HALPIN, D. () ‘Hope, utopianism and educational management’, Cambridge Journal of Education, 31, 1,   Feminist clubs and education are especially important for college students because while a lot of progress has been made towards equality and the number of women attending college increasing, women still face challenges like discrimination.

It is something to. A new and challenging entry into the debates between feminism and postmodernism, Contemporary Feminist Utopianism challenges some basic preconceptions about the role of political theory today. Sargisson explores current debates within utopian studies, feminist theory and poststructuralist deconstruction.

Feminist Utopia. Feminist utopia is a type of social science y, a feminist utopia novel envisions a world in stark contrast to patriarchal society. Feminist utopia imagines a society without gender oppression, envisioning a future or an alternate reality where men and women are not stuck in traditional roles of inequality.

In her critique of the place of utopia in American feminist theory Sally Kitch contends that utopianism — as a thought process and a strategy for envisioning social change — cannot ‘accommodate the complexities of feminist concerns -gender difference, differences among women, or the intersection of sex, race, and class with various social.

The book is devoted to explaining how such an affirmation of the feminine is possible and what it would mean. Beyond Accommodation is an ambitious and impressive book. Cornell has identified a very important problem in feminist theory and has offered a subtle, detailed, and persuasive part of the solution.

The book is required reading for. So, I see feminism and feminist utopianism as a much broader subject. On the whole, Qian Ma's book has provided an informative cross-cultural study. It brings Chinese and English texts side by side to give the reader an opportunity to gain insights by means of comparison.

Sargisson explores current debates within utopian studies, feminist theory and poststructuralist deconstruction. Utopian thinking is offered as a route out of the dilemma of contemporary feminism as well as a way of conceptualizing its current situation.

This book provides an exploration of, and exercise in, utopian thought. Contemporary Feminist Utopianism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A new and challenging entry into the debates between femi /5(8).

This book examines a critical moment in recent American and western European history when the utopian dimension of political movements was particularly generative and feminism was at their core. The imaginative literature that emerged out of American, French, and German feminisms of the s engaged the dialectic between the actual and the.

A new and challenging entry into the debates between feminism and postmodernism, Contemporary Feminist Utopianism challenges some basic preconceptions about the role of political theory today. Sargisson explores current debates within utopian studies, feminist theory.

This book offers a new interpretation of William Morris’s utopianism as a strategic extension of his political writing.

Morris’s utopian writing, alongside his journalism and public lectures, constituted part of a sustained counter-hegemonic project that intervened both into the life-world of the fin de siècle socialist movement, as well as the dominant literary cultures of his day.

The book includes analyses of the utopianism of feminist thought on the family; sexuality and sexual difference in youth service provision; and the symbolic resonance of the urban and the domestic in the education of girls.1/5(1).

The quintessential text of second wave feminism, Friedan’s book became one of the original pieces of feminist theory to become a mainstream hit. Its indictments of the “MRS. Book Reviews utopianism of feminist political theory, both of which remain reference-points throughout the book.

Part II, New Approaches and a New Utopianism, is the most theoretically mass education, regulation of factory work, universal suffrage, and women's rights. A utopia (/ j uː ˈ t oʊ p i ə / yoo-TOH-pee-ə) is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.

The term was coined by Sir Thomas More for his book Utopia, describing a fictional island society in the south Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South opposite of a utopia is a dystopia, which dominates the. 1) She has written three books on feminism and utopianism and developed that as a sub-field of feminist theory.

Her most recent work involves the resistance of Afghan women leaders to their country's gender ideology. Her book on that topic, "Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders," was published in The Politics of Education: Culture, Power, and Liberation - Ebook written by Paulo Freire.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Politics of Education. Ric Tennenbaum Summary: Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed’s latest book Living a Feminist Life chronicles lessons from doing diversity work in higher education institutions.

The book is presented as a gift for students, faculty, staff, and feminists writ large. Ahmed returns to and distills several concepts she has worked through in past writings, simplified.

Jennifer Wagner Lawlor specializes in utopian and speculative literature – with a focus on feminist utopianism. Her publications deal primarily with contemporary women’s literature—though she began her career teaching and writing about nineteenth-century British literature.

Replacing utopianism with realism helps to eliminate self-defeating notions in feminist theory, such as false generalization, idealization, and unnecessary dichotomies. Realistic thought, however, allows feminist theory to respond to changing circumstances, acknowledge sameness as well as difference, value the past and the present, and respect Price: $ Essays from the intersection of feminist theory, literary criticism, and political philosophy trace the feminist utopian impulse in contexts as different as a medieval convent and contemporary science fiction, raising questions about the relationships between narrative and social change, utopianism and totalitarianism, and fantasy and hope.

More’s Utopia gave rise to a literary ’s talk next about one of the genre’s key titles – H.G. Wells’s novel, A Modern Utopia. Tell us about the book and its relevance. In Wells’s A Modern Utopia, like in More’s Utopia, it is not clear whether the author is being straight.

Reading Wells is particularly interesting because he drew his observations about utopias from. Many feminists love a utopia—the idea of restarting humanity from scratch or transforming human nature in order to achieve a prescribed future based on feminist visions.

Some scholars argue that feminist utopian fiction can be used as a template for creating such a future. However, Sally L. Kitch argues that associating feminist thought with utopianism is a g on the history of. Christine A. Littleton, In Search of a Feminist Jurisprudence, reprinted in SOURCE-BOOK ON FEMINIST JURISPRUDE 63 (Hilaire Barnett ed., ) [hereinafter SOURCE-BOOK].

See infra Part I.B for a definition of the terms "essentialism" and "anti-essentialism." 3. Susan H. Williams, Utopianism, Epistemology, and Feminist Theory, 5 YALE J.L. A Feminist Project of Belonging for the Anthropocene With J.K.

GIBSON-GRAHAM In this paper we are trying to do something we are not ready to do-which is to begin to rethink regional development as a way of belonging di erently in the world. Unlock This Study Guide Now.

Start your hour free trial to unlock this Utopianism study guide and get instant access to the following. Critical Essays; 1 Homework Help Question with Expert. Issues of access and attainment, two central concerns in education policy have become deeply gendered ideas.

Whether it is a concern about the decline in boys' attainment in western democracies or access to basic education by girls in developing countries, these scenarios highlight the problematic nature of the concept of 'gender' in policy futures in education.

The Utopian Roots of American Feminism. The American Utopian Landscape. Feminist Utopias --II. Utopianism in Feminist Thought and Theory. Detecting Utopianism. Utopian Discourses --III. Toward Higher Ground: Approaching Realism in Feminist Thought and Theory.

Searching for Realism. Toward Realistic Feminist Discourse --IV. Book Reviews Sally L. Kitch. Higher Ground: From Utopianism to Realism in American Feminist Thought and Theory. The U of Chicago P, + pp.

$ (paper). Sally L. Kitch's Higher Ground: From Utopianism to Realism in American Femi nist Thought and Theory examines the roles of utopianism and realism in American feminism.

Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to philosophy and education. It skilfully guides readers through this challenging and sometimes complex area bringing key philosophical ideas and questions to life in the context and practice of education.

There is also a companion website to accompany the book, featuring live weblinks for. Education is the foundation for civic participation, and schools are formative in shaping how children and young people view themselves and others. Accordingly, it is essential that school environments foster gender equality and provide safe spaces in which all students can learn.

Since the enactment of Title IX infederal law has guaranteed the right to education free. Research Interests feminist utopianism and design futuring; women’s health; technosexuality; care ethics; feminist epistemology Purnima Bose Associate Professor, English.It is this deep radicalism that has attracted many feminist theorists, who saw in the universalist, egalitarian, and entirely noble promises of modern liberal-democratic thought a troubling distortion of the experience of being a woman.

Feminists and books go together. Whether feminists are writing books or reading them or both, the literary world has long been a place for women to tell their stories, in both fiction and nonfiction.