Pedagogies of Difference: Rethinking Education for Social Justice

Pedagogies of Difference: Rethinking Education for Social Justice

by Peter Pericles Trifonas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415931487

ISBN-13: 9780415931489

Pub. Date: 12/20/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Peter Pericles Trifonas has assembled internationally acclaimed theorists and educational practitioners whose essays explore various constructions, representations, and uses of difference in educational contexts. These essays strive to bridge competing discourses of difference—for instance, feminist or anti-racist pedagogical models—to create a more

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Peter Pericles Trifonas has assembled internationally acclaimed theorists and educational practitioners whose essays explore various constructions, representations, and uses of difference in educational contexts. These essays strive to bridge competing discourses of difference—for instance, feminist or anti-racist pedagogical models—to create a more inclusive education that adheres to principles of equity and social justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415931489
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/20/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Pedagogies of Difference: Locating Otherness1
1Toward a Decolonizing Pedagogy: Social Justice Reconsidered10
2Challenging the Construction of Difference as Deficit: Where Are Identity, Intellect, Imagination, and Power in the New Regime of Truth?41
3Derrida, Pedagogy, and the Calculation of the Subject61
4Pedagogies of Difference, Race, and Representation: Film as a Site of Translation and Politics83
5Discomforting Truths: The Emotional Terrain of Understanding Difference110
6The Struggle for Happiness: Commodified Black Masculinities, Vernacular Culture, and Homoerotic Desires137
7Inside Noah's Tent: The Sodomitical Genesis of Race in the Christian Imagination155
8Queer Pedagogies: Camping Up the Difference188
9Toward an Integrative Approach to Equity in Education206
10Toward a Deconstructive Pedagogy of Difference220
Contributors236
Index239

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