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Communities of difference

Author: Peter Pericles Trifonas
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book will look at the implications of educational practices in communities that are differentiated by issues of language, culture, and technology. Trifonas argues that a 'community' is at once a gathering of like-minded individuals in solidarity of purpose and conviction, and also a gathering that excludes others. The chapters in this collection will reveal this tension between theory and practice in order to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Communities of difference.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
(DLC) 2004040796
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Pericles Trifonas
ISBN: 9781403981356 1403981353 1281364932 9781281364937 9781403963260 1403963266 9781403963277 1403963274
OCLC Number: 560466904
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 231 pages)
Contents: The war against children and the shredding of the social contract / Henry A. Giroux --
Tackling difference in the conservative heartland of Canada / Darren E. Lund --
Our political state in an age of globalization / John Willinsky --
Culture, postmodernity, and education : oil ̲H₂O@no.com / Blane R. Després --
Critical pedagogy in the age of neoliberal globalization / Peter McLaren --
The letter of the law/the silence of letters : poetic ruminations on love and school / Carl Leggo --
A metanarrative of emancipation / Trevor Norris --
Freirean literacy : difference that makes a difference / Carlo Ricci --
Crossing the postmodern conditions that divide : theorizing difference and the cultural politics of emancipation in critical pedagogy / Peter Pericales Trifonas and Effie Balomenos --
The technology of difference : ASCII, hegemony, and the Internet / Jason Nolan --
The phoneur : mobile commerce and the digital pedagogies of the wireless web / Robert Luke --
Difference and the Internet : when ethnic community goes on-line / Joel Weiss, Vera Nincic, and Jason Nolan --
Learning the real, theorizing the virtual I : toward a postmodern techno-epistemology / Peter Pericles Trifonas and Paulo Ghiraldelli Jr.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Pericles Trifonas.
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The chapters in this collection will reveal this tension between theory and practice in order to engage the models of community and the theories of difference that support them as a way to teach, to  Read more...

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