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Postcolonial Challenges in Education

by Roland Sintos Coloma (Volume editor)
Textbook X, 384 Pages
Series: Counterpoints, Volume 369

Summary

Postcolonial Challenges in Education traces the palimpsest histories of imperialism and colonialism, and puts to work the catachrestic interventions of anti-imperialist and decolonizing projects. This book functions as a set of theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical challenges to two fields of scholarship. It points out the inadequate attention to issues of education in studies of imperialism and colonialism as well as the relative absence of empire as a relevant category of analysis in studies of education. It brings together many of the world’s leading and emerging scholars who engage with the key debates and dilemmas in postcolonial and educational studies, and ushers in a collective of dissident voices that unabashedly aim to contest and reconfigure the current local-global order.

Details

Pages
X, 384
ISBN (Hardcover)
9781433106507
ISBN (Softcover)
9781433106491
Language
English
Tags
education curriculum cultural studies race and gender postcolonial theories
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2009. X, 384 pp.

Biographical notes

Roland Sintos Coloma (Volume editor)

The Editor: Roland Sintos Coloma is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto in Canada. His research focuses on the historical trans-Pacific dynamics between Asia and North America from critical race, feminist, and poststructuralist perspectives. He received his Ph.D. in cultural studies with a minor in African American studies from The Ohio State University and his M.A. and B.A. from the University of California, Riverside.

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