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ERIC Number: EJ1130715
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1740 0201
Potential Contributions of Music Education to Peacebuilding: Curricular Concerns
Sandoval, Elaine
Journal of Peace Education, v13 n3 p238-251 2016
This article examines the potential role of music education in peacebuilding, specifically concentrating on issues of structural, indirect violence often unwittingly perpetuated through Eurocentric music curricula. I point out that such violence occurs not only in curricula that represent only European classical traditions, but moreover in the pedagogical practices or the "ways" in which music is represented. I draw on Walter Mignolo's work on the decolonizing project as well as David Hansen's theories of cosmopolitan education to theorize what a decolonized music education might look like. Ultimately, I turn to Mignolo's encouragement of pluriversal cosmopolitanism to develop my own ideas of what a cosmopolitan music education might look like, how it contributes to decolonizing, and thus how it might foster peacebuilding at the levels of both structure and the individual student.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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