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The Resource Wise and foolish virgins : white women at work in the feminized world of primary school teaching, Sally Galman

Wise and foolish virgins : white women at work in the feminized world of primary school teaching, Sally Galman

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Wise and foolish virgins : white women at work in the feminized world of primary school teaching
Title
Wise and foolish virgins
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white women at work in the feminized world of primary school teaching
Statement of responsibility
Sally Galman
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Wise and Foolish Virgins: White Women at Work in the Feminized World of Primary School Teaching by Sally Campbell Galman asks the question, what does it mean for an entire profession to be numerically dominated by white women, and what is the relationship between teacher preparation and professional feminization? Galman provides a sharp, unflinching look at the landscape of a profession on the verge of transformation and offers a frank assessment of where teacher education must go in order to maintain its relevance in the new economy. "--
  • ""Wise and Foolish Virgins: White Women at Work in the Feminized World of Primary School Teaching" by Sally Campbell Galman asks the question, what does it mean for an entire profession to be numerically dominated by white women, and what is the relationship between teacher preparation and professional feminization? Galman provides a sharp, unflinching look at the landscape of a profession on the verge of transformation and offers a frank assessment of where teacher education must go in order to maintain its relevance in the new economy"--
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Galman, Sally Campbell
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non fiction
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  • Women teachers
  • Primary school teachers
  • Sex differences in education
  • Feminism and education
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Wise and foolish virgins : white women at work in the feminized world of primary school teaching, Sally Galman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-219) and index
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text
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Contents
Introduction -- Pt. 1. Care and reason. The windy side of care : doing the work of love -- No other but a woman's reason : teaching, work, girls, and girl culture -- Pt. 2. Learning to work in the shadow of iconic girlhood. Seeking to understand : methods of inquiry -- The moral careers of wives, mothers and others : Mountain University -- Divining the hand of destiny : Valley University -- Planning for temporary experience and other horizons : Prairie College -- Pt. 3. New stories of love and transgression. For goodness sake, consider what you do : teacher educators and preparation for literal and moral careers -- Sweet are the uses of adversity : wise fools, radical love, and resistance -- Conclusion : boldness, be my friend : final thoughts on self and story in the feminized profession
Control code
759175627
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 225 pages
Isbn
9780739147733
Lccn
2011049544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
7245703
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Wise and foolish virgins : white women at work in the feminized world of primary school teaching, Sally Galman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-219) 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
Contents
Introduction -- Pt. 1. Care and reason. The windy side of care : doing the work of love -- No other but a woman's reason : teaching, work, girls, and girl culture -- Pt. 2. Learning to work in the shadow of iconic girlhood. Seeking to understand : methods of inquiry -- The moral careers of wives, mothers and others : Mountain University -- Divining the hand of destiny : Valley University -- Planning for temporary experience and other horizons : Prairie College -- Pt. 3. New stories of love and transgression. For goodness sake, consider what you do : teacher educators and preparation for literal and moral careers -- Sweet are the uses of adversity : wise fools, radical love, and resistance -- Conclusion : boldness, be my friend : final thoughts on self and story in the feminized profession
Control code
759175627
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 225 pages
Isbn
9780739147733
Lccn
2011049544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
7245703
Other physical details
illustrations

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