Practicing what we teach: Feminist strategies for teaching about sexism

  • Copp M
  • Kleinman S
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The article focuses on the strategies used by feminist teachers for teaching about sexism. It stated that feminism is defined as a sociologically mindful practice of a feminist person who engage in sociological mindfulness conception of human beings as interdependent. According to Marilyn Frye, sexism is a common oppression which operates systematically against women of all races, classes and sexualities. It is revealed that learning the student's first name as quickly as possible is a good way to build trust between teachers and students. Moreover, building student co-facilitation into the class format will also gets the students to play a more active role in courses.

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Authors

  • Martha Copp

  • Sherryl Kleinman

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