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ERIC Number: EJ1146829
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-May
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-5237
Punk Theory: The Future of Thinking in the Time of No Future
Szkudlarek, Tomasz
Research in Education, v97 n1 p49-55 May 2017
This essay juxtaposes the current disorientation about the course of global political changes, the emergence of theories which accentuate the present as the domain of education, and punk culture with its proclamation that there is no future, as premises on which the question of radical theory is raised. Acclaiming the works of colleagues who promote thinking about education "without time" and against instrumental demands, I expect that, in the situation in which we have "no time" to design well-thought political alternatives to the waning liberal democracy and the rapidly growing fundamentalisms, a chaotic and energetic movement of thought, action, and resistance (here labelled as punk theory) can and should emerge as an energetic impulse to rethink and re-act the connections between education, theory, and politics.
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Language: English
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