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9780230616080

Marxism and Education beyond Identity Sexuality and Schooling

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230616080

  • ISBN10:

    0230616089

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-09-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

This book seeks to revive dialectical materialist interpretations of sexuality, relevant to K-12 settings and society. Issues addressed include: LGBTQ community and history, gender-based harassment and bullying, sexuality and the curriculum, ideological origins of homophobia, theories of the family (conservative, psychoanalytical, anarchist, materialist), critiques of postmodernism, socialist feminism, and activist tactics/strategies for organizing in K-12 settings. 

Author Biography

Faith Agostinone-Wilson is Associate Professor of Education at George Williams College of Aurora University in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. She is a member of the Rouge Forum collective and has been published in JCEPS, Radical Notes, and Public Resistance. She lives in Waukegan, Illinois and her research interests include education policy and practices, built environment/social justice issues, and counter-hegemonic research methodologies.

Table of Contents

The Existing Climate of K-12 Classrooms * Sources of Opposition to Sexuality and LGBT Rights in the Schools * The Family- Psychoanalytical, Anarchist, and Materialist Readings * Identity Politics- Limits of Postmodernism and Queer Theory * The Socialist Feminist Message:  Sexuality, Work, and Liberation * Building Effective Educational and Resistance Movements in K-12 Classrooms

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