Serves as a concise resource that synthesizes the existing literature on black women’s pedagogies in the academy
Includes voices of marginalized scholars who provide instrumental tools and strategies to combat microaggressions experienced in the classroom
Links theoretical approaches from multiple disciplines to practical applications for researchers and practitioners
Table of contents (18 chapters)
Challenges to Black Women in the Academy: Pedagogies of Resistance
Transformative Pedagogies: Theory, Praxis, Strategies, and Applications
Pedagogies of Healing
About this book
This interdisciplinary anthology sheds light on the frameworks and lived experiences of Black women educators. Contributors for this anthology submitted works from an array of academic disciplines and learning environments, inviting readers to bear witness to black women faculty’s classroom experiences, as well as their pedagogical approaches both inside and outside of the higher education classroom that have fostered transformative teaching-learning environments. Through this multidimensional lens, the editors and contributors view instruction and learning as a political endeavor aimed at changing the way we think about teaching, learning. and praxis.
- Women's Studies
- Black Pedagogy
- Black Feminism
- Critical Race Theory
- African-Centered Pedagogy
- Black Queer Feminist Pedagogy
- Transformative strategies
Editors and Affiliations
Northeastern Illinois University , Chicago, USA
Olivia N. Perlow, Durene I. Wheeler, Sharon L. Bethea, BarBara M. Scott
About the editors
Olivia N. Perlow is Associate Professor of Sociology at Northeastern Illinois University, USA.
Durene I. Wheeler is Associate Professor of Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies at Northeastern Illinois University, USA.
Sharon L. Bethea is Associate Professor of Counselor Education at Northeastern Illinois University, USA.
BarBara M. Scott is Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, and African and African American Studies at Northeastern Illinois University, USA.
Book Title: Black Women's Liberatory Pedagogies
Book Subtitle: Resistance, Transformation, and Healing Within and Beyond the Academy
Editors: Olivia N. Perlow, Durene I. Wheeler, Sharon L. Bethea, BarBara M. Scott
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham
eBook Packages: Education, Education (R0)
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-65788-2Published: 18 December 2017
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-88106-5Published: 04 September 2018
eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-65789-9Published: 27 November 2017
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XXIII, 331
Topics: Gender Studies, Higher Education