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De Schauwer, Elisabeth; Van de Putte, Inge; Blockmans, Inge G. E.; Davies, Bronwyn – Gender and Education, 2018
Drawing on memory stories told in a collective biography workshop about children's encounters with schooling, this paper experiments with re-imagining the child-student-subject as an 'emergent intracorporeal multiplicity' [Fritsch, K. 2015. "Desiring Disability Differently: Neoliberalism, Heterotopic Imagination and Intra-Corporeal…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Gender Differences, Social Justice, Social Attitudes
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Claiborne, Lise Bird; Cornforth, Sue; Davies, Bronwyn; Milligan, Andrea; White, Elizabeth Jayne – Gender and Education, 2009
This article undertakes a discursive analysis of the concepts of "inclusion" and "mastery" using memory stories generated in a collective biography workshop. The five authors analysed their memories from childhood and adolescence on two separate and competing concepts that currently inform educational practice: inclusion and mastery. These stories…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Self Concept, Educational Practices, Mastery Learning
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Davies, Bronwyn; Saltmarsh, Sue – Gender and Education, 2007
In this paper, we analyse the links between subjectivities as they are constructed through the intersecting discourses of gender and literacy, and we situate this analysis in the context of the current neo-liberal social and economic order. We begin with a discussion of the background to the gender and literacy debates. We then describe what…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Socioeconomic Influences, Literacy, Sex
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Davies, Bronwyn; Dormer, Suzy; Gannon, Sue; Laws, Cath; Taguchi, Hillevi Lenz; McCann, Helen; Rocco, Sharn – Gender and Education, 2001
The authors examine the concept of subjectification, using Judith Butler's theorizing of subjection to investigate their memories of being subjected in school settings and analyze subjectification. Their collective biography highlights aspects of the achievement of the individual appropriated schoolgirl subject who simultaneously constitutes…
Descriptors: Biographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Feminism, Personal Autonomy
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Davies, Bronwyn – Gender and Education, 1997
Discusses how we become gendered through our culture and provides a classroom analysis of a teacher working with boys to get them to see themselves as literate in ways that are usually eschewed by boys who achieve hegemonic masculinity. Concludes with a definition of critical literacy that is considered relevant to the teaching of literacies to…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Davies, Bronwyn – Gender and Education, 1997
Analyzes A. Jones' exposition of the problems her students face in acquiring post-structuralist discourse and the aspects of that problem that Jones attributes to the writings of B. Davies. A focus is on the concept of the post-structuralist "subject." (SLD)
Descriptors: Education Majors, Educational Theories, Feminism, Feminist Criticism