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Sabzalian, Leilani – Curriculum Inquiry, 2018
In this article I provide a brief overview of feminist standpoint theories, as well as how Native feminist theories complicate and enrich this political and epistemic tradition. Following this overview, I introduce Wayne Au's conception of curricular standpoint theory as a contemporary and productive use of feminist standpoint theory to address…
Descriptors: Feminism, Educational Theories, Curriculum Development, Critical Theory
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Maclear, Kyo – Curriculum Inquiry, 2016
Taking inspiration from Paulo Freire's "Pedagogy of the Oppressed," I propose to work through some of the features of "false generosity" that arise in education and specifically in moments of acute crisis. This inquiry, which begins with (and was sparked by) events following the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, continues…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Teaching (Occupation), Educational Theories, Educational Benefits
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Bialystok, Lauren – Curriculum Inquiry, 2014
Social justice education (SJE) is a ubiquitous, if inconsistently defined, component of contemporary education theory and practice. Recently, SJE has come under fire for being politically biased and even "brainwashing" children in the public education system. In a liberal democracy such as our own, it is important that state-sponsored…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Public Education