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Women in Education -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / Education /
Related booklists: Gender and Education, Teachers, Teaching and Schools, Women's Biography and Autobiography, Adult Education, Equality & Anti-Oppression,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Reading "Lolita" in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
    Reading "Lolita" in Tehran: A Memoir in Books - by Azar Nafisi

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241246238 | ISBN 10: 0241246237

    'That room for all of us, became a place of transgression. What a wonderland it was! Sitting around the large coffee table covered with bouquets of flowers … We were, to borrow from Nabokov, to experience how the ordinary pebble of ordinary life coul ... more

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  • Cover image of book Changing Times: Welsh Women Writing on the 1950s and 1960s by Edited by Deirdre Beddoe
    Changing Times: Welsh Women Writing on the 1950s and 1960s - by Edited by Deirdre Beddoe

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906784102 | ISBN 10: 1906784108

    Mornings were used to teach the basic three Rs and to progress us through our Janet and John readers. I only learned much later, in my thirties, how limited Janet's activites had been in comparison to her brother John's and how some scholars linked t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bluestockings: The Remarkable Story of the First Women to Fight for an Education by Jane Robinson
    Bluestockings: The Remarkable Story of the First Women to Fight for an Education - by Jane Robinson

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141029719 | ISBN 10: 0141029714

    In 1869, when five women enrolled at university for the first time in British history, the average female brain was thought to be 150 grams lighter than a man's. Doctors warned that if women studied too hard their wombs would wither and die. When the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Recasting Race: Women of Mixed Heritage in Further Education by Indra Angeli Dewan
    Recasting Race: Women of Mixed Heritage in Further Education - by Indra Angeli Dewan

    £19.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781858564050 | ISBN 10: 1858564050

    The mixed race population has shown an unprecedented increase in Britain in the last few years, and mixed race is currently heralded as the UK's fastest growing ethnic group. Whilst this development has been reflected in the recent rapid growth in mi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Challenges and Negotiations for Women in Higher Education by Pamela Cotterill, Sue Jackson & Gayle Letherby.
    Challenges and Negotiations for Women in Higher Education - by Pamela Cotterill, Sue Jackson & Gayle Letherby.

    £69.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781402061097 | ISBN 10: 1402061099

    There is much ambivalence in women’s experience of the academy as teachers and students. Allthough today many more women follow academic careers than in the past, they do not find the welcome that they had hoped for and expected. Additionally, women ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Child
    A Child's Work; The Importance of Fantasy Play - by Vivian Gussin Paley

    £8.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780226644899 | ISBN 10: 0226644898

    The buzz word in education today is accountability. But the federal mandate of "no child left behind" has come to mean curriculums driven by preparation for standardized tests and quantifiable learning results. Even for very young children, unstructu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Schooling and Identity of Asian Girls by Farzana Shain
    The Schooling and Identity of Asian Girls - by Farzana Shain

    £18.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781858561813 | ISBN 10: 1858561817

    Farazana Shain challenges western misconceptions and stereotypes of young Asian women. Through an analysis of Asian girls' experiences, she reassesses the role that schooling can play in shaping the identities of young people. The book draws on an em ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Freedom Writers Diary by The Freedom Writers, with Erin Gruwell
    The Freedom Writers Diary - by The Freedom Writers, with Erin Gruwell

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780385494229 | ISBN 10: 038549422x

    Shocked by the teenage violence she witnessed during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, Erin Gruwell became a teacher at a high school rampant with hostility and racial intolerance.  For many of these students – whose ranks included substance abus ... more

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  • Cover image of book White Teacher by Vivian Gussin Paley
    White Teacher - by Vivian Gussin Paley

    £16.95   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780674002739 | ISBN 10: 0674002733

    White teacher, black children: Paley approaches this largely unexplored minefield with candor and incisiveness. In this humane and beautifully written account, the wit and sureness of her observations are compelling. Repeatedly, she uses anecdotes to ... more

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