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Stoddard, Jeremy – Canadian Social Studies, 2021
Nearly 20 years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York, Washington D.C., and Shanksville, PA there is a yearly ritual in a majority of US Schools. On the anniversary each year, teachers and students across the US learn about the attacks and memorialize the events. In many classrooms this is done through witnessing the events…
Descriptors: Terrorism, News Media, Social Influences, Cultural Influences
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Millett, Kris; Ahmad, Fahad – Canadian Social Studies, 2021
Our paper examines the latest frontier of the "War on Terror," countering violent extremism (CVE), non-coercive approaches that aim to prevent "radicalization" that may lead to "violent extremism" or terrorism. We look at the recent implementation of CVE in Québec's education sector. Based on an analysis of key policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, Antisocial Behavior, Prevention
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Edmondson, Kimberly – Canadian Social Studies, 2021
The aim of this paper is to explore how the Alberta Social Studies 30-1 textbook, "Perspectives on Ideology" (Fielding et al., 2009) can contribute to orientalist discourse in its presentation of Islam, especially with respect to terrorism, extremism, and illiberalism--three concepts that appear in the Alberta Social Studies Program of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Textbooks, Ideology
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Glew, Scott – Canadian Social Studies, 2021
In this article, the author shares a personal reflection of his military and educational experiences in the aftermath of 9/11. He describes his concerns about the ongoing "War on Terror" and the "disengaged militarism" of the United States and how this has shaped his approach in the classroom. Expanding on his personal…
Descriptors: Social Studies, War, Peace, Terrorism
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Wozolek, Boni – Canadian Social Studies, 2021
Using the author's personal experiences as a Brown woman living in the United States after September 11, this paper uses post-9/11 violence enacted against Brown citizens to consider the nuances of necropolitics. Specifically, this paper argues that too often everyday acts of violence, such as gaslighting, are central mechanisms of necropolitical…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Social Discrimination, Politics, Personal Autonomy
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Mayo, J. B., Jr. – Canadian Social Studies, 2021
In this article, the author recounts some of the events that occurred on September 11, 2001, when four doomed airlines crashed after being hijacked by 19 Al-Qaeda terrorists, resulting in the deaths of 2,977 people in New York, New York, at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and on an empty field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. It is at this…
Descriptors: Terrorism, LGBTQ People, Social Attitudes, Social Bias
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Haghgou, Shirin – Canadian Social Studies, 2021
This article traces the evolution of the concepts of radicalization and deradicalization, specifically as they pertain to the social category of youth. It aims to locate and understand the concept of 'resiliency' as a deradicalization method and map out resiliency agendas in relation to the settlement of refugee youth. This article sets out to…
Descriptors: Refugees, Land Settlement, Muslims, Terrorism
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Alameddine, Nisreen – Canadian Social Studies, 2021
In this article, I discuss a conceptual framework for supporting Muslim students using Culturally Relevant, Responsive, and Sustaining Pedagogies informed by a Collaborative Inquiry approach. The impact of 9/11 and its consequences on Muslim students' temporal and social contexts calls for a critical stance that questions teachers' assumptions…
Descriptors: Muslims, Culturally Relevant Education, Sustainability, Critical Theory
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Farrell, Teresa; Waatainen, Paula – Canadian Social Studies, 2020
Two instructors from the Faculty of Education at Vancouver Island University organized a three-day field experience with 35 pre-service teachers along the Fraser Canyon corridor, home of the Nlaka'pamux and Stó:lo Nations. We asked: How will an educational field experience in this place impact and inform pre-service teachers and researchers'…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Field Experience Programs
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Brugar, Kristy A.; Whitlock, Annie McMahon – Canadian Social Studies, 2020
This study explores how two elementary teachers (first and fifth grades) integrated social studies content and skills throughout their school day. More specifically, we describe and explain their social studies instruction in terms of integration as it reflects fractured, healthy, and stealthy integration (Hinde, 2015). As researchers, we spent…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 1, Grade 5
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Sonu, Debbie – Canadian Social Studies, 2018
In her essay, Neoliberalism's Frankenstein, Wendy Brown (2018) unpacks with meticulous depth how the current neoliberal condition valorizes private venture by eroding trust in the meaning of the social. In an attempt to understand, like Michel Foucault (1977), the governing rationality that generates certain kinds of subjects and their conduct,…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Politics of Education, Privatization, Whites
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Field, James Colin – Canadian Social Studies, 2018
"Trump has discovered something about epistemology in the 21st Century. The truth may be real, but falsehood often works better" (Scherer, M., "Time", April 3, 2017). Ironically perhaps, I took what the Donald has discovered about Western epistemology in our age to be true, so my first cautious answer to the question posed in…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Misconceptions, Deception, Curriculum
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Bouvier, Victoria – Canadian Social Studies, 2018
I remember the exact day when I received the email inviting me to participate on a panel speaking to the notion of "post-truth," and how perplexed I was by the idea that we, in Canada, might be post-truth or that truth might be dead (Scherer, 2017). Post-truth is defined as "relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Ethics, Cultural Influences
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Hurren, Wanda – Canadian Social Studies, 2018
In this article, Dr. Wanda Hurren highlights eight pedagogical opportunities that arise when sharing poetry in social studies classrooms. These opportunities are discussed as: aesthetic ways of knowing, contemplation, creativity, embodied knowing, pleasure, pondering, protest, and spirit. Connections between poetry as a way of coming to know…
Descriptors: Poetry, Correlation, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
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Pollock, Scott; Brunet, Marie-Hélène – Canadian Social Studies, 2018
This paper describes the results of two research projects, which were focused upon female students' historical understanding of feminism. In both cases the researchers found that the student participants harbored ambivalent or negative attitudes towards feminism and saw little connection between the present and feminist struggles in the past.…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Consciousness Raising, Theories, Females
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