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Mathematics Education within the Postmodern : International Perspectives on Mathematics Education - Margaret Walshaw

Mathematics Education within the Postmodern

International Perspectives on Mathematics Education

By: Margaret Walshaw (Editor), Prof. Leone Burton (Adapted By)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9781593111304
Number Of Pages: 268

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The papers presented in this volume are all very welcome because they challenge accepted wisdoms about both the nature of mathematics and of education. They bring to bear on this intersection a postmodern sensibility which engages with the grand narratives of mathematics education. It is a groundbreaking volume in which each of the chapters develops for mathematics education the importance of insights from mainly French intellectuals of the past: Foucault, Lacan, Lyotard, Deleuze. The chapters address issues relevant to mathematics education, not from the discipline's familiar viewpoints, but towards theory development for mathematics education in contemporary society. What is particularly important is the way in which their analyses of the discursive practices that make up mathematics education allow us to think differently about researching and teaching mathematics.

Prefacep. vii
Series Editor's Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introduction: Postmodernism meets Mathematics Educationp. 1
Thinking Otherwise for Mathematics Education
Postmodernism and the Subject of Mathematicsp. 15
Postmodernism as an Attitude of Critique to Dominant Mathematics Education Researchp. 35
Toward a Postmodern Ethics of Mathematics Educationp. 55
Postmodernism within Classroom Practices
Facilitating Access and Agency within the Discources and Culture of Beginning Schoolp. 77
"There's no Hiding Place": Foucault's Notion of Normalization at Work in a Mathematics Lessonp. 103
The Pedagogical Relation in Postmodern Times: Learning with Lacanp. 121
Affect and Cognition in Pedagogical Transference: A Lacanian Perspectivep. 141
Postmodernism within the Structures of Mathematics Education
Identifying with Mathematics in Initial Teacher Trainingp. 161
So what's Power got to do with it?p. 181
Why Mathematics? Insights from Poststructural Topologiesp. 201
What can I say, and what can I do? Archaeology, Narrative, and Assessmentp. 219
About the Contributorsp. 239
Author Indexp. 243
Subject Indexp. 249
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ISBN: 9781593111304
ISBN-10: 1593111304
Series: International Perspectives on Mathematics Education
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 1st January 2004
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.38

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