Bodily knowledge, culture and schooling

Year: 2002

Author: Oliver, Kimberley, Lalik, Rosary

Type of paper: Abstract refereed

This session will centre attention on how culture, mediated by schooling, shapes girl's attitudes towards their own and others' bodies. It will raise important questions relating to race and racism in the curriculum and highlight both the limits and possibilities of interventions and action for social and cultural change.