Subject To Fiction: Women Teachers' Life History Narratives and the Cultural Politics of Resistance
McGraw-Hill Education (UK), 1 avr. 1998 - 153 pages
Drawing on the life histories of three teachers, this book explores their narrative strategies to author themselves as active agents within and against the essentializing discourses of teaching. The complex and contradictory ways in which these women construct themselves as subjects, while simultaneously disrupting the notion of a unitary subject, provide new ways to think about subjectivity, resistance, power and agency.
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Table des matières
Chapter 1 The life of theory
it is not what you teach but who you are
I could have lived another life and been just as happy
Being a teacher is like being a fish out of water
Chapter 5 Rewriting a life
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