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International Issues in Adult Education

Feminism in Community

Authors: English, Leona M., Irving, Catherine J.

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  • This book focuses on educators who work in the community to foster adult learning and activism
  • The educators negotiate creative ways of leading and working in nonprofit organizations for change
  • The authors respond to gender mainstreaming processes that have obscured women as a discernible category in many areas of practice
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The authors draw upon their earlier research examining how feminists have negotiated identity and learning in international contexts or multisector environments. Feminism in Community focuses on feminist challenges to lead, learn, and participate in nonprofit organizations, as well as their efforts to enact feminist pedagogy through arts processes, Internet fora, and critical community engagement. The authors bring a focused energy to the topic of women and adult learning, integrating insights of pedagogy and theory-informed practice in the fields of social movement learning, transformative learning, and community development. The social determinants of health, spirituality, research partnerships, and policy engagement are among the contexts in which such learning occurs.  In drawing attention to the identity and practice of the adult educator teaching and learning with women in the community, the authors respond to gender mainstreaming processes that have obscured women as a discernible category in many areas of practice.       

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Feminism in Community
Authors
Series Title
International Issues in Adult Education
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Sense Publishers
Copyright Holder
SensePublishers-Rotterdam, The Netherlands
eBook ISBN
978-94-6300-202-8
DOI
10.1007/978-94-6300-202-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 204
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