Critical issues in equity, diversity and education
- Paperback / softback, 272 pages, 246 mm x 190 mm
- 31 Jul 2012
- Trentham Books Ltd
Christopher S. Walsh
CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; About the editors; Introduction; 1. Critical Pedagody; 2. The framing of performance pedagogies: Pupil perspectives on the control of school knowledge and its acquisition; 3. An introduction to teacher research; 4. Positivistic standards and the bizarre educational world of the twenty-first century; 5. Multiple lives, disparate voices, different educational experiences: The power of narrative enquiry to investigate diversity and inform pedagogical change; 6. The elementary bubble project: Exploring critical media literacy in a fourth-grade classroom; 7. 'How do you spell homosexual?': Naturally queer moments in K-12 classrooms; 8. Why teach against Islamophobia? Striking the empire back; 9. An inclusive classroom? A case study of inclusiveness, teacher strategies and children's experiences; 10. The ambiguity of the child's 'voice' in social research; 11. Docile citizens? Using counternarratives to disrupt normative and dominant discourses; 12. Len Barton, inclusion and critical disability studies: Theorising disabled childhoods; 13. What to do about culture?; 14. Toward a critical race theory of education; 15. Theory, values and policy research in education; 16. Co-participative transformation: Creative learning conversations; 17. Death to critique and dissent? The politics and practices of new managerialism and of 'evidence-based practice; 18. Early childhood education as an evolving 'community of practice' or as lived 'social reproduction': Researching the 'taken-for-granted'; 19. Even in Sweden? Excluding the included: Some reflections on the consequences of new policies on educational processes and outcomes, and equity in education; 20. Feminist class struggle; 21. Valuing young people in community settings; 22. From equality to diversity? Ideas that keep us quiet.