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ERIC Number: EJ818078
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-1476-7724
Imagination and the Globalisation of Educational Policy Research
Rizvi, Fazal
Globalisation, Societies and Education, v4 n2 p193-205 Jul 2006
A number of theorists, including Charles Taylor, Arjun Appadurai and Dilip Gaonkar all associated with the University of Chicago based journal, "Public Culture," have developed the idea of social imaginary. Their notion of imagination departs significantly from traditional philosophical and sociological analyses that view imagination as an individual capacity, located within the aesthetic realm. Instead, "Public Culture" theorists interpret imagination as a collective social fact that, in the era of globalisation, has become a critical part of everyday life, a form of labour in the formation of subjectivities. This paper will explore the major implications of this contention for thinking about educational policy research.
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Language: English
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