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ERIC Number: EJ1178139
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1085-3545
Open, Risky, and Antioppressive: Hope for an Agonistic Deliberative Model
Thomas-Reid, Matthew
Democracy & Education, v26 n1 Article 9 2018
First, I review the context for the need of new deliberative models, specifically agonistic deliberative models, for public discourse and for use in training students for public discourse. I then highlight five specific points that I trouble and enrich, principally through the work of Giroux, Arendt, Biesta, and Duarte. While I agree that there is great value in Lo's description of the agonistic deliberative model, I advocate for what Biesta would call a weaker model of deliberation, one that sets the conditions for transformative education but one that does not act as an instrument for it. [This article is in response to "Empowering Young People through Conflict and Conciliation: Attending to the Political and Agonism in Democratic Education." To view this article, see EJ1140087.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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