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ERIC Number: EJ1108402
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
Cosmopolitan Learning, Making Merit, and Reproducing Privilege in Indian Schools
Gilbertson, Amanda
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v47 n3 p297-313 Sep 2016
Amid growing calls for education to be more globally oriented, scholars have asked how best to educate for global citizenship and what truly cosmopolitan learning looks like. This article draws on ethnographic fieldwork in middle-class Hyderabad, India to highlight the overlap between the cosmopolitan competencies promoted in schools and upper middle-class cultural capital, and to question whether it is possible to legitimate and institutionalize cosmopolitanism as merit within education systems without furthering class reproduction.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India
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