Spacing herself

Tamboukou, Maria (1999) ‘Spacing herself’, Gender and Education, 11(2), pp. 125-139.

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This article is concerned with the problematic status of the female self, seen from the perspective of women in education. Studying women's autobiographical writings, the author uses a genealogical approach to interrogate the historical and cultural conditions of the construction of the female self. The article looks specifically at those practices women have used to act upon themselves and create a lifestyle of their own, technologies of the female self. Space is important in women's attempts for self-assertion, and the explorations of this article focus on the ways women in education have been striving to negotiate space of their own, within and beyond gendered social structures and dominant discourses of womanhood.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Citation: Tamboukou, M (1999) ‘Spacing herself’. Gender and Education, 11(2), 125-139..
Divisions: Schools > Law and Social Sciences, School of
Depositing User: Professor Maria Tamboukou
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2009 20:21
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2012 12:00

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