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Tladi, Mpitseng; Makombe, Rodwell – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2017
Given its propensity to foster social awareness, literature can function as a tool for developing critical citizenship, particularly in schools. This article critically analyzes John Kani's "Nothing but the Truth", a text prescribed in South African high schools, in terms of whether it presents any issues that could be drawn upon to…
Descriptors: Literature, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Cross, Michael; Atinde, Vivian – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2015
This article explores how successful undergraduate students from marginalized communities or historically disadvantaged backgrounds negotiate their performance within a university environment. It addresses one important question: How did they make their way up the academic ladder in the face of hardship determined by their unique historical…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Networks
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Silbert, Patti; Jacklin, Heather – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2015
"School assemblies" are rituals that celebrate and mark the school community. They carry messages of allegiance and belonging that are disseminated both verbally and nonverbally. Although verbal messages are explicitly stated, nonverbal messages are conveyed through subjection to habits, rules, and orders (Foucault 1977) and are…
Descriptors: School Activities, Discipline, Information Dissemination, Foreign Countries
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Cross, Michael; Naidoo, Devika – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2012
This article foregrounds the salience of "lived experience" in the mediation of unlearning racialized habitus (Bourdieu and Wacquant 1992), and in learning and relearning the "truth about reality," or the truth about others. This article emphasizes the value of positive "lived experience" for anti-racist and…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Role of Education, Learning Experience, Cognitive Processes