Citizens of the Classroom: Appropriating Bernstein for Women in Higher Education
Author: Jackson, Susan
Source: Education and Society, Volume 20, Number 1, 2002 , pp. 63-77(15)
Publisher: James Nicholas Publishers
Abstract:In this article I argue that despite a growing rate for women taking up university places, women are still unable to claim full citizenship of higher educational institutions, where little recognition is given to the lifelong learning that develops through women’s lives. I explore ways in which women learn to occupy places of citizenship in university classrooms, whilst arguing that to be recognized as a citizen is not to own the rules of citizenship. In exploring these issues, I use and develop a framework set out by Basil Bernstein in his work Pedagogy. Symbolic Control and Identity (Bernstein, 1996).
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Birkbeck College, University of London
Publication date: January 1, 2002
- Education and Society provides a forum, where teachers and scholars throughout the world, are able to evaluate current issues and problems in education and society from a balanced and comparative social, cultural and economic perspective.
Education and Society, a fully refereed journal, is used by teachers, academics, research scholars, educational administrators and graduate students.
- Editorial Board
- Information for Authors
- Submit a Paper
- Subscribe to this Title
- ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites