Tamboukou, Maria (2000) ‘The paradox of being a woman teacher’, Gender and Education, 12(4), pp. 463-478.
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In this article I follow genealogical lines of analysis in an attempt to map the different discourses and practices that interweave women’s position in education today. I have theorised education as a nexus of created paradoxical spaces, where the female self has attempted to surpass closed boundaries and to question the dichotomy of the feminised private and/or the masculine public. I have also considered the importance of time restrictions upon women’s lives and have paid attention to the multifarious ways these lives are highly structured by specific space/time regulations. The genealogical cartography I have drawn, depicts various positions, where the female self has created parodic unities and temporary coalitions. Finally in tracing exit points that education has offered women, I have considered some of the implications of feminist theories for the subversion of the various dilemmas and dichotomies the female subject has lived through.
|Divisions:||Schools > Law and Social Sciences, School of|
|Additional Information:||Citation: Tamboukou, M. (2000), ‘The paradox of being a woman teacher’, Gender and Education, 12 (4), 463-478..|
|Date Deposited:||08 Nov 2009 00:34|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2012 12:00|
|Depositing User:||Professor Maria Tamboukou|