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The Resource Gender, race, and the politics of role modelling : the influence of male teachers, Wayne Martino and Goli Rezai-Rashti

Gender, race, and the politics of role modelling : the influence of male teachers, Wayne Martino and Goli Rezai-Rashti

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Gender, race, and the politics of role modelling : the influence of male teachers
Title
Gender, race, and the politics of role modelling
Title remainder
the influence of male teachers
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Martino and Goli Rezai-Rashti
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Language
eng
Summary
"This book provides an illuminating account of teachers' own reflections on their experiences of teaching in urban schools. It was conceived as a direct response to policy-related and media-generated concerns about male teacher shortage and offers a critique of the call for more male roles in elementary schools to address important issues regarding gender, race and the politics of representation. By including the perspectives of minority teachers and students, and by drawing on feminist, queer and anti-racist frameworks, this book rejects the familiar tendency to resort to role modeling as a basis for explaining or addressing boys' disaffection with schooling. Indeed, the authors argue, on the basis of their research in urban schools in Toronto and Australia, that educational policy concerned with male teacher shortage and the plight of poor, disaffected minority boys would benefit from engaging with analytic perspectives and empirical literature which move beyond the singularity of gender and race as a basis for entertaining an urban school reform agenda that emphasizes the transformative potential of the male teacher as a role model. Presented within is a compelling case for the need to disarticulate discourses about role modeling from a politics of representation that is committed to addressing the reality of the impact of racial and structural inequalities on both minority teachers and students' participation in the education system. This book also provides insight into the persistence of gender inequality as it relates to the status of elementary school teaching as women's work"-- Provided by publisher
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Martino, Wayne
Dewey number
370.8
Index
index present
LC call number
LC212.93.A8
LC item number
M37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Rezai-Rashti, Goli
Series statement
Routledge research in education
Series volume
70
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  • Sex differences in education
  • Sex differences in education
  • Male elementary school teachers
  • Male elementary school teachers
  • Discrimination in education
  • Discrimination in education
  • Elementary school teachers
  • Elementary school teachers
  • USA
  • EDUCATION / General
  • EDUCATION / Leadership
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies
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Gender, race, and the politics of role modelling : the influence of male teachers, Wayne Martino and Goli Rezai-Rashti
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
617637673
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 274 pages
Isbn
9780415878661
Lccn
2011028857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)617637673
Label
Gender, race, and the politics of role modelling : the influence of male teachers, Wayne Martino and Goli Rezai-Rashti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
617637673
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 274 pages
Isbn
9780415878661
Lccn
2011028857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)617637673

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