Draws on the authors' own research experience and provide a unique contribution to the literature in the area of teacher's work and lives. It combines feminist theory and empirical material, drawing on feminist writing, as well as providing fresh analyses. The unique feature of the book is the re-examination of researchers on teacher's lives and work through a critical feminist lens. It reflects international concerns and compares and contrasts the USA and UK, as well as looking at situations in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Scandinavia. It will prove invaluable for feminist educators and academics, educational sociologists and others interested in educational research and feminist theory.