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ERIC Number: EJ846811
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1063-2913
Policy, Narrativity, and the Representation of Reality
Benedict, Cathy
Arts Education Policy Review, v110 n4 p22-26 Sum 2009
This article examines the policy implications embedded in the questions asked by music educators that frame the historical progress and evolution of music education. Further, this article posits that while these questions have seemingly worked toward solutions to problems, they have systematically preserved the inequalities we intended to dismantle. Consequently, this article investigates the complexity and contradictions embedded in history and policy beyond vague notions of linear progression. I suggest that the narrativization of music education has made us subjects in a process that not only works against "musicking," but also reproduces hierarchies and disparity. (Contains 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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