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Priyadharshini, Esther – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2011
The paper is based on a research project that sought to understand schools' behaviour management strategies from the perspective of students who had the most experience of them. It focuses on the contrasting ways in which teacher and student subjectivities are framed and positioned within the discourse. It considers how student accounts were…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification, Personal Narratives
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Bragg, Sara – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2007
"Student voice" is now taking a more central role in educational policy, guidance and thinking. As it does so, however, it becomes less clear how to interpret it: it can perhaps no longer be seen as a radical gesture that will necessarily challenge educational hierarchies. Drawing on qualitative research into one student participation project,…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Student Attitudes, Student Participation, Educational Policy
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Merchant, Guy – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2005
We inhabit a social world in which identity is complex, no longer closely tied to place or territory, delineated by nationhood, nor simply created, as psychology suggests, through acts of identification. Instead, it is argued, identity is produced through action and performance. Popular digital culture provides a rich context for identity play and…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Technology, Self Concept, Children
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Cross, Beth – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2005
This article takes a detailed look at how a group of 10-year-old boys mutually construct an evolving multilinear scenario whilst playing a storytelling game in class, borrowing from a number of genres and forms of engagement in ICT-mediated popular culture to perform for each other in patterns which defy linear description or analysis. Their…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Geometry, Males, Discourse Analysis
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Reid, Alan – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2005
In many countries, neo-liberal education policy has embraced the concept of a regulated education market. In Australia, for example, the federal government is seeking to create one education market by pursuing policies that blur the distinction between public and private education. There is a growing body of research examining the operation and…
Descriptors: Private Education, Foreign Countries, Federal Government, Educational Policy