Submission Purpose

Main Conference

Submission Purpose

Main Conference

Type of Proposal

Paper: Empirical

Abstract

We explore women educators’ experiences teaching in a gender-responsive program for women who are incarcerated. Themes including fostering empowerment, motivations for teaching, and tensions teaching emancipatory content in jail.

Keywords

educators, jail, gender-responsive programs, emancipatory learning

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Educators’ Reflections on Empowerment in a Gender Responsive Program for Women Offenders

We explore women educators’ experiences teaching in a gender-responsive program for women who are incarcerated. Themes including fostering empowerment, motivations for teaching, and tensions teaching emancipatory content in jail.