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Kaplan, Sandra N. – Gifted Child Today, 2018
This column examines ways of teaching gifted students the meaning of politics. The author focuses on the verbiage of politics and methods for understanding, discussing, and role-playing politics.
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Teaching Methods, Politics, Role Playing
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Mathé, Nora Elise Hesby – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
While there is a wealth of literature on young people and politics, most studies have examined their interest, trust and participation in politics as well as their attitudes toward and knowledge about formal politics. Little is known, however, about young people and the concept of politics. This article investigates 16-year-old students'…
Descriptors: Politics, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students, Political Attitudes
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Hochstetler, Douglas R. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
Recognizing the increased focus on identity politics in higher education and the broader culture, the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) recently focused on the topic of identity politics at the 2016 Leader Development Workshop. My aim in this article is to introduce and explain concepts related to identity politics,…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Religion, Social Class, Decision Making
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Johnson, Matthew – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
In the context of higher tuition fees, the Government's employability agenda and growing concern for defined career development strategies among young people, there is a need more effectively for Politics programmes to foster the capacity to communicate politics. Without communicating the implications and relevance of politics the subject and the…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Undergraduate Students, Departments, Foreign Countries
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Brunila, Kristiina; Rossi, Leena-Maija – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
In this article, identity politics is understood as a form of politics stressing collective but malleable group identities as the basis of political action. This notion of identity politics also allows thinking of identity as intersectional. The focus of this article, and a problem related to identity politics, is that when discussed in the…
Descriptors: Feminism, Neoliberalism, Ethics, Values
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Whang, Nai-Ying – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2019
This paper explores the phenomenon of perilous politics of school leadership for social justice, in order to strengthen social equity for educational development. School leadership for social justice emphasizes that leaders can make efforts to pursue equitable relationships of gender, class, race, culture, etc. Therefore, it stresses the…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Social Justice, Leadership Responsibility, Gender Issues
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Wustefeld, Sophie – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
This article explores how George Lapassade's institutional pedagogy meets the definition of 'praxis' formulated by Cornelius Castoriadis, as the activity creating reflective and deliberative subjects. Lapassade applies Castoriadis's criticism of bureaucracy to transform the teacher-learners' relationship and emphasises how self-governance group…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Criticism, Teacher Student Relationship
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Luescher-Mamashela, Thierry M.; Mugume, Taabo – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
The transition from one-party rule and other forms of authoritarianism to multiparty democracy in the 1990s has had a profound impact on the organisation and role of student politics in Africa. Against the background of student involvement in African politics in the twentieth century, leading up to student participation in Africa's "second…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Politics of Education, African Studies
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Buchardt, Mette – European Education, 2018
Culture seems to function as a central explanation when refugees and other migrants are framed as a risk and a challenge in European and national politics across the member states, including educational politics. Based on the case of Denmark during the 1970s, the article unfolds how education historically has been an arena for the internal…
Descriptors: Refugees, Welfare Services, Immigrants, Politics of Education
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Borsboom, Denny; Wijsen, Lisa D. – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2016
The distinction between facts and moral values is highly desirable: science and politics should keep to their own territories. Traditionally speaking, science can be seen as an ivory tower, which attempts to do its job in isolation of external influences. Politics does not mandate methods of scientific research or standards of justification;…
Descriptors: Validity, Sciences, Politics, Definitions
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Davis, Theodore J., Jr. – Education and Urban Society, 2017
Delaware has long played a pivotal role in the nation's struggle to end school segregation and promote educational equality. This article discusses racial disparities in educational achievement and outcomes by examining the state's political history and the politics of race in public education. This article explores educational disparities from a…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Race, Politics of Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Moses, Michele S.; Maeda, Daryl J.; Paguyo, Christina H. – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This article uses philosophical analysis to clarify the arguments and claims about racial discrimination brought forward in the recent legal challenges to affirmative action in higher education admissions. Affirmative action opponents have argued that elite institutions of higher education are using negative action against Asian American…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Racial Discrimination, College Applicants
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Kunde, Meg – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Media and Politics, Political Communication, Political Rhetoric, Media Effects. Objective: By taking part in a classroom activity, students will explore how cognitive frames and media frames play a role in learning from political debates.
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Debate
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Oliva, Nereida; Alemán, Enrique, Jr. – Educational Policy, 2019
This article presents findings from a qualitative research study conducted with and for Latina mother leaders. Using a "muxerista" (womanist) framework, we demonstrate how Latina mother leaders articulate forms of leadership to advocate for their children and utilize leadership strategies in the development of educational policy such as…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Mothers, Leadership Qualities, Advocacy
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Millei, Zsuzsa; Kallio, Kirsi Pauliina – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2018
In his inspirational article titled 'Bringing politics into the nursery', Peter Moss argues for early childhood institutions to "become" places of 'democratic political practice'. In this article, the authors add to Moss's call and argue that these institutions are sites of 'mundane political practice', containing various attitudinal…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Nursery Schools, Early Childhood Education, Democratic Values
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