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ERIC Number: EJ1165725
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Feb
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-8755-1233
Literature Review of Social Justice in Music Education: Acknowledging Oppression and Privilege
Palmer, Elizabeth S.
Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, v36 n2 p22-31 Feb 2018
Within the past few years the notions of a postracial America and achieved equality have been topics of discussion in various public and social circles. The visibility of racial and ethnic minorities, women, those in the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer) community, and individuals with disabilities feeds a narrative of equality within a postracial America. However, the aforementioned groups still face discrimination. Social justice offers equity within social spaces by challenging injustices inflicted on disfranchised groups. Given the complex nature of injustices against disfranchised people, how can music educators address these issues that appear to be extramusical and beyond our control? This literature review defines social justice and explores social justice issues in (a) music education, (b) higher education, and (c) pathways toward more socially just practices.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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