Feminist Critical Policy Analysis I

Feminist Critical Policy Analysis I

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This text sets out to challenge the traditional power basis of the policy decision makers in education. It contests that others who have an equal right to be consulted and have their opinions known have been silenced, declared irrelevant, postponed and otherwise ignored. Policies have thus been formed and implemented without even a cursory feminist critical glance. The chapters in this text illustrate how to incorporate critical and feminist lenses and thus create policies to meet the lived realities, the needs, aspirations and values of women and girls. A particular focus is the primary and secondary sectors of education.Policymakers focus on the guns-and-knives school violence but do not include sexual harassment as a school violence issue. Can our policy literatures change this? Can critical and feminist theory reframe the policy world? Do policymakersanbsp;...

Title:Feminist Critical Policy Analysis I
Author:Catherine Marshall
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-10-05


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