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Stout, Maureen – Educational Foundations, 1992
Examines the concept of popular culture in social and educational theory in the context of developing nations, particularly Latin America. Using a poststructuralist literary theory, the article elaborates a notion of the popular that offers a new conceptualization by incorporating a sense of competing identities and ideologies that form it. (SM)
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations
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Greenman, Nancy P.; And Others – Educational Foundations, 1992
The paper examines the problem of resistance to diversity as manifested in some institutions of higher education. It explores the mutually reinforcing dynamic between individuals and institutions in perpetuating existing structures and offers a pathway for transforming resistance into celebration of diversity by identifying sites where change can…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Faculty, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Differences