Transformations

Transformations is a magazine focusing on news and features on science, engineering, technology and education.

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, September 3

Elsa Leo-Rhynie, Barbara Bailey and Christine Barrow (Eds.). Gender: A Caribbean Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
Elsa Leo-Rhynie, Barbara Bailey and Christine Barrow (eds.). Gender: A Caribbean Multi-Disciplinary Perspective.Phillipa Kafka is a professor of English Literature and director of the Women's Studies Program at Kean University. In 1990 Phillipa Kafka...
For Sale: One Phi Beta Kappa Key (A Working-Class Woman's Experience of Academe)
FOR SALE: One Phi Beta Kappa Key (A Working-Class Woman's Experience of Academe)Kathleen Dunbar is the author's pseudonym. After a year of tutoring and working for a pharmaceutical corporation as an overqualified administrative assistant, Dr. Dunbar...
Freire, Boal, You and Me
Freire, Boal, You and MeBetty Smith Franklin is a teacher, writer, researcher and activist who works in collaborating communities to change the world. She treasures her relationships and credits them with her continued "epistemological curiosity and...
How Did "Correct" Become a Dirty Word? Theory and Practice for a Social Justice Classroom
How did "Correct" Become a Dirty Word? Theory and Practice for a Social Justice Classroom ** An earlier version of these ideas was first presented as a talk at the New Jersey Projects' Spring 1999 Conference, "Social Justice Issues in the Inclusive Curriculum."Melanie...
Kathleen A. O'Shea. Women and the Death Penalty in the United States, 1900-1998
Kathleen A. O'Shea. Women and the Death Penalty in the United States, 1900-1998.Vivian J. Perry, M.A. (The Teaching of English; Teachers College, Columbia University), J.D. (New York Law School) is the director of the Public Policy Program at Saint Peter's...
Kathryn Kish Sklar, Anjar Schuler, Susan Strasser (Eds.): Social Justice Feminists in the United States and Germany; A Dialogue in Documents, 1885-1933
Kathryn Kish Sklar, Anjar Schuler, Susan Strasser (eds.): Social Justice Feminists in the United States and Germany; A Dialogue in Documents, 1885-1933.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1998. Paperback. 381 pages. $19.95.Linda S. Watts is...
Keepin' It Real: Three Black Women Educators Discuss How We Deal with Student Resistance to Multicultural Inclusion in the Curriculum
Keepin' It Real: Three Black Women Educators Discuss How We Deal with Student Resistance to Multicultural Inclusion in the CurriculumMichelle Williams is currently an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut with a joint position in the Department...
Locating Risk, Fostering Empathy: Campus Rape, the Classroom, and Rhetrocis of Safety
Locating Risk, Fostering Empathy: Campus Rape, the Classroom, and Rhetorics of SafetyAbby Wilkerson is a philosopher who teaches writing and Women's Studies at George Washington University.A low point in my graduate school career began on a night of...
Negotiating the "In Between" Space: Third World Women in American Higher Education
Negotiating the "In Between" Space: Third World Women in American Higher Education ** The text of this article was delivered at the New Jersey Project's ALANA Conference at Douglass College on March 12, 1999.Kasturi DasGupta, Ph.D. is an associate professor,...
Nomadic Travels: An Interdisciplinary Transformation of Composition and Philosophy
Nomadic Travels: An Interdisciplinary Transformation of Composition and PhilosophyDr. Victoria Boynton is an assistant professor of English at SUNY - College at Cortland where she teaches rhetoric, feminism, and inclusive literatures of the United States...
Resisting Youth Subcultures: Classroom Practice and Critical Pedagogy
Resisting Youth Subcultures: Classroom Practice and Critical Pedagogy ** A modified version of this article is forthcoming in Sociology of Education from Prentice Hall Canada.Joyce Barakett is an associate professor in the M.A. Educational Studies Program,...
Ryan Bishop and Lillian Robinson. Night Market: Sexual Cultures and the Thai Economic Miracle; Lenore Manderson and Margaret Jolly (Eds.). Sites of Economic Desire/Economies of Pleasure; Sexualities in Asia and the Pacific
Ryan Bishop and Lillian Robinson. Night Market: Sexual Cultures and the Thai Economic Miracle; Lenore Manderson and Margaret Jolly (eds.). Sites of Economic Desire/Economies of Pleasure; Sexualities in Asia and the Pacific.Anju Kapur teaches postcolonial...
Sandra Kemp and Judith Squires. Feminisms
Sandra Kemp and Judith Squires. Feminisms.Linda Williamson Nelson is an anthropological linguist who has written about the cultural constructs in life stories of African American women. She is currently at work on a book-length, collaborative study of...
Sandra Narding. Is Science Multicultural?
Sandra Narding. Is Science Multicultural?Melanie Ann Wahlberg is an assistant professor of mathematics at The College of New Jersey. Her scholarly interests include writing in the mathematics curriculum and undergraduates' concept of mathematical proof.Bloomington,...
Shana Penn. the Women's Guide to the Wired World: A User-Friendly Handbook and Resource Directory
Shana Penn. The Women's Guide to the Wired World: A User-Friendly Handbook and Resource Directory.Dr. Nancy Steffen-Fluhr is an associate professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. She teaches...
Social Justice within and against Multiculturalism
SOCIAL JUSTICE WITHIN AND AGAINST MULTICULTURALISMLawrence Blum is professor of Philosophy and distinguished professor of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.We like to think that multicultural education and social justice...
Think Globally, Act Locally: A Feminist Theory Class
Think Globally, Act Locally: A Feminist Theory ClassAnn Ferguson is professor and director of Women's Studies and professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has written two books in feminist theory, Blood at the Root:...
Tom R. Tyler, (Ed.). Social Justice in A Diverse Society
Tom R. Tyler, (ed.). Social Justice in A Diverse Society.Consuelo Preti is assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at The College of New Jersey.Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1997. Paperback. 298 pages. $28.00.The authors of this book defend...