Women and Teaching

Global Perspectives on the Feminization of a Profession

  • Authors
  • Regina Cortina
  • Sonsoles San Román

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Women and Teaching—Global Perspectives on the Feminization of a Profession

  3. The Daily Encounter of Teachers with a Feminized Profession

  4. Multidisciplinary Interpretation of the Feminization of Teaching

  5. The Feminization of a Profession at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 269-276

About this book


This unique volume addresses issues of gender in education by examining the work experiences and policies affecting women and teaching in Latin America, North America and parts of Europe, with a focus on the social construction of women teachers.


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