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[Women’s relation with education has been considered in different levels such as students, teachers, and administrators in academic studies. However, there has been limited research on women in the education system as mothers. Gök (2012) explains the relationship between women and education in...
[The problem that this book deals with can be conceptualized into two general concepts. On the one hand, the macro issues of the global and national policies and politics of education and the resources allocated to educational needs to be understood. On the other hand, the role of the mother and...
[To take a deeper look into the matter, two concept groups will be expanded to theoretically frame the issue of mothers’ involvement in the daily school chores. The first is the unpaid care labour of women and the characteristics of voluntary work and the second is the ideology of motherhood,...
[In this chapter I will focus on the concepts of ‘capital’ and ‘power’. For this purpose, the conceptualization of capital in Bourdieu’s writings and power in Foucault’s discussions will be reviewed. To be able to see what classroom mothers are giving to and gaining from the school system the...
[Educational care work is among the other care work that women perform informally and without any payment. Its being educational makes a certain type of women important to mention, mothers.]
[In this chapter, in terms of the overall concerns of the study, the school and the mother’s unpaid labour is situated in the neoliberal context focusing on the tensions and negotiations between the volunteering mothers in the Beehive Primary School and the rest of the actors (the state bodies,...
[In the school environment the position of CM presents a power position, and the rest of the mothers in the school are aware of the situation. CMs gain this power by means of a variety of capitals. For example they have the emotional capital which is a variation of social capital; briefly a...
[In this section the effect of neoliberal policies and practices of mothers will be discussed with regard to the research question on the role of the mothers in the school system in the neoliberal transformation processes.]
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