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Zembylas, Michalinos – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2017
This article takes up Arendt's "aporetic" framing of human rights as well as Rancière's critique and suggests that reading them together may offer a way to re-envision human rights and human rights education (HRE)--not only because they make visible the perplexities of human rights, but also in that they call for an agonistic…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Politics, Ethics, Teaching Methods
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Zembylas, Michalinos – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2016
This article takes up Foucault's politics of human rights and suggests that it may constitute a point of departure for the renewal of HRE, not only because it rejects the moral superiority of humanism--the grounding for the dominant liberal framework of international human rights--but also because it makes visible the complexities of human rights…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Humanism, Criticism
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Zembylas, Michalinos – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2014
This article examines the moral, political and pedagogical tensions that are created from the entanglement of patriotism and human rights, and sketches a response to these tensions in the context of critical education. The article begins with a brief review of different forms of patriotism, especially as those relate to human rights, and explains…
Descriptors: Patriotism, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Critical Theory
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Zembylas, Michalinos – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
This paper addresses one of the challenges in human rights education (HRE) concerning the conceptualization of a pedagogical orientation that avoids both the pitfalls of a purely juridical address and a "cheap sentimental" approach. The paper uses as its point of departure Richard Rorty's key intervention on human rights discourse and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Educational Philosophy
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Zembylas, Michalinos – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2018
This article tries to defend the position that Holocaust Education can be enriched by appreciating laughter and humor as critical and transformative forces that not only challenge dominant discourses about the Holocaust and its representational limits, but also reclaim humanity, ethics, and difference from new angles and juxtapositions. Edgar…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Death, Jews, European History
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Zembylas, Michalinos – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2012
The present essay discusses the value of citizenship as shared fate in sites of ethnic conflict and analyzes its implications for citizenship education in light of three issues: first, the requirements of affective relationality in the notion of citizenship-as-shared fate; second, the tensions between the values of human rights and shared fate in…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Altruism, Conflict, Citizenship Education