Teaching women"s studies from an international perspective

ideas and resources: a collection of syllabi by Amy W. Newhall

Publisher: Southwest Institute for Research on Women, University of Arizona in Tuscon, AZ

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Other titlesIdeas and resources : a collection of syllabi.
StatementAmy W. Newhall, compiler.
ContributionsSouthwest Institute for Research on Women (U.S.), University of Arizona. Women"s Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
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Open LibraryOL21418966M

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This collection of essays and materials aims to help teachers design courses in which students use out-of-print books, autobiographies, letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral testimonies by the women. Women’s Studies International is a bibliographic database for women’s studies and feminist research.

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During the week-long SIROW institute in on teaching Women's Studies from an international perspective, I experienced several epiphanal moments when a number of my research and teaching preoccupations melded and came into sharper focus.

What follows is a progress report on my ruminations on this subject in the year since the by: The challenges of managing international, cross- national, comparative, and also inter-disciplinary teaching may really demand team-teaching.

The intersection of women and gender studies and international/area studies. Certain issues seem to arise when these two domains are brought into focus at the same : David William Cohen, Abigail Stewart.

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12 issues per year Women's Studies Quarterly Publishes theme issues on various topics on women’s studies and feminist teaching. Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER, Women’s Studies: Perspectives and Practices WHAT IS WOMEN’S STUDIES?Women’s studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to topics concerning women, gender, and feminism.

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I asked them to self-report on what an international perspective is and why it is important to the future generally and public administration more specifically.