Book Review: Feminist Engagements: Reading, Resisting, and Revisioning Male Theorists in Education and Cultural Studies. Weiler, K. (Ed.). New York: Routledge, (2001). 207 pp., $21.95

Book Review: Feminist Engagements: Reading, Resisting, and Revisioning Male Theorists in... P1: GCP Sex Roles [sers] pp561-sers-378202 August 24, 2002 15:41 Style file version June 3rd, 2002 ° C Sex Roles, Vol. 46, Nos. 7/8, April 2002 ( 2002) Book Review Feminist Engagements: Reading, Resisting, and influenced by DuBois, although their influences were Revisioning Male Theorists in Education and never acknowledged by DuBois. Cultural Studies. Weiler, K. (Ed.). New York: Jane Kenway engages the work of Antonio Routledge, (2001). 207 pp., $21.95. Gramsci (1891–1937), an Italian political, intellectual, and social activist. Kenway suggests that contempo- This work was conceived in a poststructuralist rary feminists stand to gain a great deal by apply- spirit, creating both an opportunity and challenge for ing his theories, especially those about hegemony, to readers and reviewers. This opportunity is afforded to our global technologized world. As with Maher, she readers via the volume’s mandate: having the chapter recognizes the importance of empowering teachers. authors re-read and engage with a diverse group of Paulo Freire’s activism and writings are thoughtfully male theorists from a feminist perspective. The chal- analyzed and critiqued by Kathleen Weiler from her lenge is found in following the complex theories, argu- feminist perspective. She is highly critical as she ac- ments, critiques, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Book Review: Feminist Engagements: Reading, Resisting, and Revisioning Male Theorists in Education and Cultural Studies. Weiler, K. (Ed.). New York: Routledge, (2001). 207 pp., $21.95

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 by Plenum Publishing Corporation
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
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1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1019927616946
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P1: GCP Sex Roles [sers] pp561-sers-378202 August 24, 2002 15:41 Style file version June 3rd, 2002 ° C Sex Roles, Vol. 46, Nos. 7/8, April 2002 ( 2002) Book Review Feminist Engagements: Reading, Resisting, and influenced by DuBois, although their influences were Revisioning Male Theorists in Education and never acknowledged by DuBois. Cultural Studies. Weiler, K. (Ed.). New York: Jane Kenway engages the work of Antonio Routledge, (2001). 207 pp., $21.95. Gramsci (1891–1937), an Italian political, intellectual, and social activist. Kenway suggests that contempo- This work was conceived in a poststructuralist rary feminists stand to gain a great deal by apply- spirit, creating both an opportunity and challenge for ing his theories, especially those about hegemony, to readers and reviewers. This opportunity is afforded to our global technologized world. As with Maher, she readers via the volume’s mandate: having the chapter recognizes the importance of empowering teachers. authors re-read and engage with a diverse group of Paulo Freire’s activism and writings are thoughtfully male theorists from a feminist perspective. The chal- analyzed and critiqued by Kathleen Weiler from her lenge is found in following the complex theories, argu- feminist perspective. She is highly critical as she ac- ments, critiques,

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Published: Oct 13, 2004

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