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Naidoo, Devika – Perspectives in Education, 2014
This article explores aspects of Pierre Bourdieu's theory of social science research practice and discusses their relevance for enhancing validity when researching the "other." Aspects such as: a relational way of thinking about concepts, epistemology and methodology; the rigorous construction of the object of research; and…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Validity, Social Distance, Theories
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Wilmot, Mark; Naidoo, Devika – Perspectives in Education, 2011
Now that the doors of historically white schools have officially been opened to Black learners, this paper presents a critical analysis of discourses of domination transmitted behind the doors of learning in a History classroom. While the official History curriculum (NCS, 2002) advocates multi-perspectival epistemological approaches, this paper…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Discourse Analysis, Academic Discourse, Racial Bias
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Naidoo, Devika – Perspectives in Education, 2010
This paper provides an analysis of the extent of integration at a historically advantaged school. A qualitative multi-method case study allowed for in-depth analysis of integration in the school. Bernstein's theory of code, classification, boundary and power framed the study. Data analysis showed that: racial desegregation was achieved at student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Theories, School Desegregation
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Naidoo, Devika; Parker, Diane – Perspectives in Education, 2005
This study focuses on the attitudes of a sample of Grade 9 mathematics teachers to the national mathematics Common Task Assessment (CTA) 2002 and to the official mathematics curriculum policy. The notion of pedagogic identity provided the theoretical lens to frame the study. These teachers' personal pedagogic identities are compared with official…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Grade 9, Mathematics Teachers, Data Analysis