Beating Mom: How to Win the Power Game

Grieshaber, Susan J. (2001) Beating Mom: How to Win the Power Game. In Jipson, Janice A. & Johnson, Richard T. (Eds.) Resistance & Representation: Rethinking Childhood Education. Peter Lang, New York, pp. 223-238.


Resistance & Representation: Rethinking Childhood Education is a collection of essays, the 12th volume in the Rethinking Education series. Both the volume and the series grow out of a position that challenges the "hegemony" of the psychologically based prevailing perspective in education, especially early childhood education. This edited volume includes chapters applying feminist, critical, multicultural, postcolonial and postmodern theories and methodologies. For the rest of the review, the term post modern will be used as a way to refer to these various theories. In addition to these closely allied theoretical positions, the editors also see the essays connected by a "shared commitment to creating social change and improving the lives of children." The aim of the book is to provide a place to present alternative representations of knowledge and considerations of issues of identity and theory making, as well as to examine resistances and reconceptualizations of traditional practice in early childhood education.

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Item Type: Book Chapter
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ISBN: 9780820442501
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 Peter Lang
Deposited On: 18 Sep 2007 00:00
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