Teaching in Cairo: Exploring gender, social class and workplace relationships

Melanie C. Brooks

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    Abstract

    This single-subject case study explored the work of an American teacher who converted to Islam and relocated to Cairo, Egypt. Data were gathered and analyzed using a conceptual framework grounded in the concepts of gender, social class, and interpersonal relationships. This study is a unique contribution to our understanding of teacher work moderated by two cultural phenomena: religious conversion and cross-cultural work. This study provides insight into the unique social and cross-cultural challenges she confronted in her day-to-day life. [Google Books]
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationUrban Eeducational Leadership for Social Justice
    Subtitle of host publicationInternational Perspectives
    EditorsJeffrey S. Brooks , Melanie C. Brooks
    Place of PublicationUnited States
    PublisherInformation Age Publishing
    Pages257-274
    Number of pages17
    ISBN (Print)9781681231761
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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