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Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Jocelyn M. Boryczka, Elizabeth A. Petrino, Jeffrey P. von Arx, and Charles L. Currie


This book explores how the principles and practices of Ignatian pedagogy overlap and intersect with contemporary feminist theory in order to gain deeper insight into the complexities of today's multicultural educational contexts. Drawing on a method of inquiry that locates individual and collective standpoints in relation to social, political, and economic structures, it highlights points of convergence and divergence between Ignatian and feminist pedagogies to explore how educators might find strikingly similar methods that advocate common goals—including engaging with issues such as race, ge ... More

Keywords: Ignatian pedagogy, feminist theory, educators, race, gender, diversity, social justice, social structures, political structures, economic structures

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780823233311
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jocelyn M. Boryczka, editor
Department of Peace and Justice Studies, Fairfield University

Elizabeth A. Petrino, editor
Department of English, Fairfield University

Jeffrey P. von Arx, author

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I: Mapping the “Herstory” of Jesuit Education

II: Intersection I

III: Intersection II

IV: The Fault Lines of Gender, Sex, and Sexuality

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