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ERIC Number: EJ928563
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
Lost in Space? Located in Place: Geo-Phenomenological Exploration and School
Hung, Ruyu; Stables, Andrew
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v43 n2 p193-203 Mar 2011
This paper aims at revealing the various meanings of schools as more than built physical environments from a geographical-phenomenological (or "geo-phenomenological") perspective. This paper consists of five sections: the first explicates the meaning of "geo-phenomenology"; the second reveals the meaning of "environment" and a dialectics of strangeness and intimacy through geo-phenomenological analysis; the third examines the meanings of environment as "space" and "place" and the act of naming as the process of constructing meaning between humans and environment; the fourth section attempts to explore the meaning of conceiving school as a particular environment; and the final is the conclusion.
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Language: English
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