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Chronaki, Anna; Planas, Núria – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
We discuss language diversity in mathematics education research by considering the move from a view of language as representation that strives to correlate concepts, ideas, codes and signs towards addressing the representation politics of language. Language as representation of mathematics has framed the discursive construction of language…
Descriptors: Language Role, Language Research, Mathematics Education, Educational Research
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Leaney, Sarah; Webb, Rebecca – Ethnography and Education, 2021
As ethnographers we are familiar with methodological debates problematising ethnography's inherited and inherent connections to ideas of authenticity commonly mobilised to legitimate modes of representation. In this paper, we engage with the post-structural philosophies of Jacques Rancière and Judith Butler, to argue that methodological tools of…
Descriptors: Feminism, Ethics, Ethnography, Educational Practices
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Keddie, Amanda – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2013
This paper presents data from a study of secondary school for girls, the majority of whom identify as Indigenous Australian. "Gamarada" High School is located in a suburban area of Queensland (Australia) and was established to provide quality education for disadvantaged girls. The paper draws on student and teacher interview data from a…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Females, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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Tan, Charlene – British Educational Research Journal, 2020
This article analyses a Chinese approach to social justice in education using the example of Shanghai. In addressing schooling inequalities, Shanghai illustrates "social justice education with Chinese characteristics," which revolves around the ideal of 'educational balance' ("jiaoyu junheng"). The 'balance' in question is…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Values Education
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Webber, Julie – SoJo Journal: Educational Foundations and Social Justice Education, 2017
This article was prepared for the Critical Media Literacy Conference in Savannah, Georgia in 2016. The central argument of the article is that Donald Trump's candidacy emerges from a new strategy: branding. The author explores the decade prior to Trump's rise and his political forebears, as well as consults critical marketing and television…
Descriptors: Presidents, Reputation, Political Candidates, Media Literacy
Etienne, Jan, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2020
How can black women academics improve the lives of young people in their community? Etienne and her colleagues explore the ways they can intervene in two persistent and severe problems - the escalating knife crime that costs ever more young lives, and the disproportionately low academic attainment of black students compared with their white peers.…
Descriptors: Females, Women Faculty, Teacher Role, College Faculty
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Martínez, Ramón Antonio – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
This article explores the recurring narratives on race, place and representation that emerged in the talk of Chicana/o and Latina/o sixth-graders at a middle school in East Los Angeles, California. Discourse analytic methods are used to closely examine how these narratives were constructed within the contexts of everyday classroom interactions.…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Grade 6, Middle School Students, Discourse Analysis
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Skattebol, Jennifer; Newell, Maya – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Real life stories can enable audiences to empathise with the experiences of marginalised groups and communities and are extremely powerful tools in struggles for equality. High-quality documentary research can convey the life experiences of marginalised peoples in ways that are recognisable to them and which further their struggle for…
Descriptors: Empathy, Disadvantaged, Films, Homosexuality
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Morley, Louise; Lund, Rebecca W. B. – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2021
Women leaders are frequently treated as one class -- a homogenised group with essentialised skills and competencies in binary relationship to male leaders. We explore how feminist ways of knowing gender and leadership, and circulations of affects, shape women's diverse leadership practices and identities within the neoliberal, and neuroliberal…
Descriptors: Feminism, Instructional Leadership, Gender Differences, Women Administrators
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Jaskulowski, Krzysztof; Surmiak, Adrianna – Critical Studies in Education, 2017
This paper aims to analyse Polish history teachers' perceptions of the role of historical education in the context of nationalism, class and locality. Drawing on the results of qualitative research conducted in the post-industrial and post-German city of Walbrzych in Poland, we argue that teachers are not fully aware of the role of nationalist…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Nationalism
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Izawa, Shigeki – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2018
This paper considers the functions and effects of "representation" in politics and education. The voting age for public elections in Japan has been lowered from 20 or older to 18 or older, calling for a shift in the curriculum to the basics of political participation and competence. In this paper, while focusing on the political issues…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Politics of Education, Democracy, Elections
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Rotas, Nikki; Springgay, Stephanie – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
This article is an engagement with Deleuzeguattarian theories as a way to explore the possibilities of a "politics-to-come" and what that might mean for education. To mobilize our thinking through deleuzeguattarian concepts, we inhabit contemporary artworks by Toronto-based artist Diane Borsato. Our interest in deleuzeguattarian…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Art, Teaching Methods, Social Theories
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Bhattacharya, Usree – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This paper investigates the portrayals of schools in various textbooks used by the focal children at an "anathashram" (orphanage) in suburban New Delhi, India. It draws on data collected in the course of ethnographic inquiry on the language and literacy socialization of focal boys over the past decade. The texts selected for this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Textbook Content, Socialization
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Aleixo, Marina; Hansen, Sarah; Horii, Sachiko; Un, Silvy – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2014
This article illuminates instances in which four graduate students have struggled with issues of representation--of themselves and of immigrant participants--at their research sites and in their writing. These dilemmas are situated within the literature on the politics of representation in qualitative research. Although these dilemmas are not…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Immigrants, Political Influences, Qualitative Research
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Wilson, Katie; Wilks, Judith – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2015
The growth of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in Australian higher education from 1959 to the present is notable statistically, but below population parity. Distinct patterns in government policy-making and programme development, inconsistent funding and political influences, together with Indigenous representation during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Educational Opportunities
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