Feminisms and Pedagogies of Everyday Life
Edited By Carmen Luke
This volume brings together leading feminist scholars in philosophy, cultural and literary studies, communications, social psychology, sociology, education, and politics.
Included are essays by Sandra Lee Bartky, Susan Bordo, Rey Chow, Zillah Eisenstein, Susan Willis, Anne Woolett and Ann Phoenix.
Chapters include analyses of media and popular cultural representations of women’s and girls’ bodies and desires; constructs of gender and cultural identity in contemporary legal texts and the discourse of testimony; popular cultural constructs of gendered and racialized parenthood, childhood, and motherhood; academic discourse on and mother’s accounts of mothering; pedagogies of care and relationality in women’s friendships; the privatization of public space and corporatization of children’s play; and cultural and gender identity politics around knowledge relations in the university classroom.