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Public Acts : Disruptive Readings on Making Curriculum Public - Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco

Public Acts

Disruptive Readings on Making Curriculum Public

By: Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco (Editor), Erica Meiners (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 22nd July 2004
ISBN: 9780415948395
Number Of Pages: 248

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As this book documents local, specific, and contextualized acts of resistance and offers a detailed analysis of varied forms of public literacies, it functions as a template to inform and inspire resistant practices in diverse communities.

Introduction : making knowledge in public : overturning an audiencep. 1
Poverty, policy, and research : toward a dialogic investigationp. 15
Desire and betrayal in community-based researchp. 35
Waadookodaading indigenous language immersion : personal reflections on the gut-wrenching start-up yearsp. 57
Trials and tribulations for social justicep. 73
Theater forum at the Urban Odyssey School : a case studyp. 91
Write it, get it : motivating youth writersp. 105
Take two on media and racep. 117
"When I close my classroom door ..." : private places in public spacesp. 135
Working between university and community : shifting the focus, shifting the practicep. 161
How research can be made to mean : feminist ethnography at the limits of representationp. 181
How New Yorkers said no to war : an experiment in message and actionp. 189
Encounters with memory and mourning : public art as collective pedagogy of reconciliationp. 211
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ISBN: 9780415948395
ISBN-10: 0415948398
Series: Reconstructing the Public Sphere in Curriculum Studies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 22nd July 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.96 x 16.1  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1