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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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Syeed, Esa – Curriculum Inquiry, 2018
The article examines the most recent national-level textbook writing process in India during which activists, academics, and government bureaucrats came together to produce texts guided by a progressive vision of education. In the place of textbooks that traditionally relied on rote methods and adopted a conservative stance toward social issues,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Textbook Preparation
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Hernando-Lloréns, Belén – Curriculum Inquiry, 2018
This article traces the conditions that made possible the legislation of police surveillance of schools as a "solution" to the "problems" of "convivencia" in school, during a period of social and racial diversification of Spanish society. During the 1980s and 1990s, "convivencia" -- the ideal of living…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Violence, Police School Relationship, Educational History
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Maber, Elizabeth J. T. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2018
Education sites, particularly in situations of conflict and transition, can play multiple and changing roles, including validating reproductions of state-sanctioned citizenship along exclusive strata, or conversely presenting alternative models of more inclusive citizenship. This article seeks to explore the dynamics and contributions of differing…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Environment, Nonformal Education, Gender Issues
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Spector, Hannah – Curriculum Inquiry, 2018
In US-based educational research, the bureaucratization of education has been interpreted primarily from economic points of view. This paper examines bureaucracy and education from a political perspective, which provides key insights into the ways that bureaucracy as a form of governance influences ethical consciousness. As this paper puts forth,…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Governance, School Organization, Ethics
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Rubin, Beth C.; Ayala, Jennifer; Zaal, Mayida – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Motivated by the addition of a curriculum standard for active citizenship into New Jersey's social studies standards a group of educators and researchers set out to integrate an action research curriculum, based on a youth participatory action research (YPAR) model, into social studies classrooms. Adapting YPAR, with its promising blend of…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Educational Research, Social Studies
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Baker, Bernadette – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
The demand for evidence in particular forms shapes contemporary educational policy, curriculum studies' debates over the politics of knowledge "versus" wisdom, and research into classroom practice. This paper provides a genealogical trace that examines the arbitrary and historical linkage of discourses of vision (especially when vision…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Educational Research, Educational Policy, Evidence
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Theodorou, Eleni; Philippou, Stavroula; Kontovourki, Stavroula – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Against the background of a curriculum change in the Republic of Cyprus, this study focuses on teachers who volunteered to work along with academics and ministry officials in subject-area curriculum review committees to develop official curriculum texts. Teachers' participation in these committees was construed in official rhetoric as a means to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Expertise, Elementary School Teachers, Curriculum Development
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Schmeichel, Mardi; Sharma, Ajay; Pittard, Elizabeth – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Neoliberalism has an enormous influence on P-12 education in most industrial societies. In this integrative, theoretical literature review, we surveyed the journal articles on neoliberalism in US-based educational research to better understand how neoliberalism has been conceptualized in this body of work and to offer implications for future…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Educational Research, Journal Articles, Educational Philosophy
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Dryden-Peterson, Sarah – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Conflict and displacement are increasingly protracted, requiring rethinking of refugee education as a long-term endeavour, connected not only to the idea of return but to the ongoing nature of exile. In this essay, I examine how refugees conceptualize education and its role in creating certainty and mending the disjunctures of their trajectories…
Descriptors: Refugees, Migration, Political Influences, Conflict
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Anwaruddin, Sardar M. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Emotions are often used to categorize migrant and refugee populations, and to place them into particular subject positions. In much of the literature on the education of migrant and refugee students, emotions are viewed through a therapeutic lens. Against this backdrop, I argue that curriculum inquiries need to pay more sustained attention to how…
Descriptors: Migrants, Refugees, Psychological Patterns, Foreign Countries
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Rizvi, Fazal; Beech, Jason – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
This paper is aimed at exploring the possibilities that the notion of everyday cosmopolitanism can open up for pedagogic practices and, at the same time, the opportunities that pedagogy can provide for the construction of a cosmopolitan global ethics. Our argument is that students (and teachers) are involved in everyday experiences of cosmopolitan…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Teaching Experience, Curriculum Development, Global Approach
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Warriner, Doris – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
The construct of transnationalism has been used to describe and examine how people maintain connections with their homeland while learning about and participating in the practices of the receiving context. This notion has influenced a great deal of research that seeks to capture how transnational connections are created and sustained--and also how…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Social Environment, Refugees, Immigrants
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Nieto, Diego; Bickmore, Kathy – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
This paper discusses findings from focus groups with youth located in underprivileged surroundings in one large multicultural city in Canada and in a moderately large city in Mexico, examining their understandings and lived experiences of migration-related conflicts. Canadian participants framed these conflicts as a problem of racist attitudes…
Descriptors: Immigration, Focus Groups, Disadvantaged, Racial Bias
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Patel, Leigh – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Nations actively write themselves onto human bodies. They etch and scratch their borders onto human flesh with figurative, often contradictory, ink that delivers stark material impact. The impacts hold their greatest force in metering the hinged consequences of contingent citizenship for some and unfettered citizenship for a few others. In this…
Descriptors: Migration Patterns, Migration, Citizenship, Social Systems
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