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Everybody's Paid But the Teacher: The Teaching Profession and the Women's Movement (Reflective History Series)

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A captivating history of American women teachers!<P>Presenting a comprehensive look at twentieth-century collaborations between female teachers and the women's movement, this volume highlights the feminist ideologies, strategies, and rationales pursued by teachers in search of better workplaces. Carter chronicles the evolution of rights for female teachers, covering such important social and economic topics as suffrage, equal pay for equal work, the right to marry and take maternity leaves, access to administrative positions, the right to lobby and bargain collectively, and the right to participate in political and social reform movements outside the workplace.<P>A vivid account of the leadership roles teachers played in the women's movement, this book clarifies the importance of feminist ideologies in shaping the strategies and rationales educators used to transform their profession. This book is a bold contribution to the history of working women.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807742075
Author:
Carter, Patricia Anne
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Women teachers
Subject:
Sex discrimination in education
Subject:
Women teachers -- United States.
Subject:
Education-Classroom Resources
Series:
Reflective History Series
Series Volume:
107-56
Publication Date:
20020431
Binding:
Other
Language:
English
Pages:
179
Dimensions:
9.20x6.34x.71 in. .93 lbs.

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