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ERIC Number: EJ787079
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 42
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1361-3324
The Possibilities of Postcolonial Praxis in Education
Subedi, Binaya; Daza, Stephanie Lynn
Race, Ethnicity and Education, v11 n1 p1-10 Mar 2008
This introduction to the special issue explores the possibilities of postcolonial praxis in the field of education. The local/global focus of postcolonial perspectives invites alternative ways of theorizing question of pedagogy, curriculum and research. Postcolonial praxis similarly highlights how questions of differences and identity need to be critically reexamined and how cross racial/ethnic solidarity against dominant ways of being requires new ways of theorizing anti-oppressive struggles. By critically highlighting issues of gender, we examine three themes relevant in postcolonial praxis: (1) discrepant identities; (2) critical global perspectives; and (3) racialization and ethnic postcolonial discourse.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States