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Shards of glass : children reading and writing beyond gendered identities

Author: Bronwyn Davies
Publisher: Cresskill, NJ : Hampton Press, ©2003.
Series: Language & social processes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"The author explores with primary school-age children the possibility of discovering different ways of being, as well as looking at the ways in which gender relations are resistant to change. The author is present in many ways: as writer, child, researcher, mother and daughter."
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davies, Bronwyn, 1945-
Shards of glass.
Cresskill, NJ : Hampton Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)623028883
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bronwyn Davies
ISBN: 1572733659 9781572733657
OCLC Number: 48777380
Description: xx, 215 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Poststructuralist Theory and the Study of Gendered Childhoods --
2. The Subject of Childhood --
3. Knowledge and the Subjects of Reading and Writing --
4. A Vision of Femininity? --
5. (Masculine) Transformations --
6. Sexuality --
7. Poststructuralist Theory and the Study of Gendered Childhoods --
8. Writing Beyond the Male-Female Binary.
Series Title: Language & social processes.
Responsibility: Bronwyn Davies.

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This study looks at processes through which gender is constituted: at the usual ways knowledge is constructed in classrooms, the nature of femininities and masculinities and the children's experience  Read more...

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