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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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den Heyer, Kent – Canadian Social Studies, 2018
[W]hen I hear people denounce our political scene as "post-truth," I have to wonder when exactly they think it was that politics was determined by the truth? The same goes for those who decry today's "fake news." […]To claim that with Trump's election we've entered a post-truth era of fake news is to claim that the U.S. was…
Descriptors: Ethics, Politics, Anti Intellectualism, Scholarship
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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