Learning from our lives : women, research, and autobiography in education / edited by Anna Neumann and Penelope L. Peterson ; foreword by Mary Catherine Bateson

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Subjects: Women in education--United States
Women's studies--United States
Education--Research--United States
Women educators--United States--Biography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Teachers College Press, c1997
LC Classification: L, LC
Table of Contents: Foreword / Mary Catherine Bateson
Acknowledgments
1. Researching Lives: Women, Scholarship, and Autobiography in Education / Anna Neumann, Penelope L. Peterson 1
2. Exclusions and Awakenings / Maxine Greene 18
3. Dismantling Borders / Concha Delgado-Gaitan 37
4. For colored girls who have considered suicide when the academy's not enough: Reflections of an African American Woman Scholar / Gloria Ladson-Billings 52
5. Schooling, Literacy, and Cultural Diversity in Research and Personal Experience / Kathryn H. Au 71
6. Ways Without Words: Learning from Silence and Story in Post-Holocaust Lives / Anna Neumann 91
7. The Weaving of Personal Origins and Research: Reencuentro y Reflexion en la Investigacion / Martha Montero-Sieburth 124
8. A Subjective Necessity: Being and Becoming an Historian of Education / Ellen Condliffe Lagemann 150
9. Accident, Awareness, and Actualization / Nel Noddings 166
10. First Words. Still Words / Patricia J. Gumport 183
11. Multiple Dimensions of Reality: Recollections of an African American Woman Scholar / Linda F. Winfield 194
12. Learning Out of School and In: Self and Experience at Home, School, and Work / Penelope L. Peterson 209
13. Learning from Research and Everyday Life / Anna Neumann, Penelope L. Peterson 228
About the Editors and the Contributors 249
Index 255
Additional Authors: Neumann, Anna
Peterson, Penelope L
Notes: LCCN: 96039781
ISBN: 0807735949 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0807735930 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: ix, 261 p. : ports. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 35919248
ISBN/ISSN: 0807735949
0807735930

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