Feminist teaching in theory and practice situating power and knowledge in poststructural classrooms by Becky Ropers-Huilman

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-161) and index.

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Other titlesFeminist teaching in theory & practice
StatementBecky Ropers-Huilman ; foreword by Magda Gere Lewis.
SeriesCritical issues in curriculum
LC ClassificationsHQ1426 .R75 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 167 p. ;
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL688317M
ISBN 100807736937, 0807736945
LC Control Number97035310

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